Hickory High principal pleads guilty to DWI after crash

Hickory High principal pleads guilty to DWI after crash
(Source: Hickory Police Department)

HICKORY, N.C. (WBTV) - Hickory High School’s principal pleaded guilty Tuesday to a DWI that happened in early January.

Rebecca Tuttle was arrested and charged with driving while impaired following a crash. The school system said she was driving alone at the time the incident occurred.

Tuttle was sentenced to 24 hours of community service, a year of unsupervised probation and she had to surrender her drivers license for a year.

Tuttle was suspended from her position following her arrest, but is scheduled to return to that position full-time on July 1.

Tuttle was named Hickory High’s principal in May of 2019, according to an article in the Hickory Daily Record.

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