RALEIGH, NC -- A media report says a school principal in North Carolina has been charged with passing a stopped school bus.
WNCN-TV reports that Bugg Magnet Elementary School principal Johneka Simmons Williams was charged April 27. Wake County School officials confirmed the charges.
An incident report by a Highway Patrol trooper said Williams denied having passed the school bus while the stop arm was out.
The 36-year-old Simmons said in a statement that she takes roadway safety seriously, "particularly when it involves students."
Williams could face a minimum fine of $500 if found guilty.
Raleigh principal charged with passing stopped school bus