|Updated: 7/20/2012 4:03 pm
||Published: 7/20/2012 11:54 am
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) - A woman working as an elementary school nurse in Searcy is charged with misdemeanor practicing nursing without a license after officials alleged she spent five years on the job without a nursing license.
Officials said Friday that that 49-year-old Suzanne Johnson of Pleasant Plains, bonded out the day of her arrest, July 10.
Police say Searcy School District contacted the state Nursing Board and police after being unable to find a nursing license for Johnson, who worked under the name Suzanne Pitts.
Superintendent Dianne Barrett told The Associated Press that Johnson, who worked under the name Suzanne Pitts, is still employed but couldn't say more about her. Barrett says she has reviewed the credentials of the district's other nurses and they all checked out.
Johnson was hired in 2007.
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