Former Northwood-Kensett teacher sentenced for drug possession

Joya Salzkorn (left), Sara Fenske (middle), Taylor Pohar (right). Joya Salzkorn (left), Sara Fenske (middle), Taylor Pohar (right).

Two other women also pleaded guilty.

Posted: Apr. 1, 2019 7:30 PM

NORTHWOOD, Iowa – A teacher and two other women are sentenced on drug charges in Worth County.

Sara Marie Fenske, Joya Leanne Salzkorn, and Taylor Kelli Pohar were arrested after the search of a Northwood home on November 17, 2018. Sheriff’s deputies say methamphetamine, marijuana, prescription pills, and drug paraphernalia were found.

Fenske, who resigned from the Northwood-Kensett school district after her arrest, pleaded guilty to possession of marijuana-2nd offense. She’s been sentenced to two days in jail and a $315 fine.

Salzkorn entered a guilty plea to possession of meth-2nd offense and received 52 days in jail.

Pohar pleaded guilty to possession of meth-3rd or subsequent offense and was given three to five years of probation.

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