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By Wainwright Jeffers - bio | email

ALBANY, GA (WALB) - A south Georgia band director didn't get a chance to cheer his team to a win Friday night. He was arrested at an Albany game.

Dougherty County School police arrested Cairo High School Band Director 57-year-old Johnny Folsom as his school's team played Monroe Comprehensive High School.

Police said he tried to get into the stadium and was told to wait for an officer to escort him and the band back into the stadium, instead of waiting he pushed past officers.

He was jailed, charged with simple battery against an officer.

 


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