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Teacher faces allegation
By Lisa Tyndall
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.