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Teacher faces allegation

By Lisa Tyndall
Web Editor

UNCP’s Music Department violin teacher faces charges of contributing to the delinquency of a juvenile.

According to a police report on Jan. 6, Yura Teodor Alexov was accused of giving alcohol to students in October during a trip to Avery County.

Kelsey R. Arrufat, of Hope Mills, said she and a 17-year-old girl sampled wine Alexov purchased at a vineyard during the trip.

Fernando Arrufat, Kelsey’s father, filed the complaint with Hope Mills police, after Kelsey told her parents about the incident.

Alexov has been released on $500 unsecured bail.

Associate Professor and Chair of the Music Department Janita Byars, was unable to comment.

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Updated: Monday, January 30, 2006
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