High School Teacher, Wife of Salisbury Mayor Jailed for Attempting to Buy Drugs from Student, Officials say

The wife of Salisbury Mayor Jake Day is facing drug and related charges following a criminal investigation. 

On December 9, 2019 deputies of the Wicomico County Sheriff’s Office Criminal Investigation Division began an investigation into a reported CDS violation involving a teacher soliciting a student for prescribed medication. The investigation revealed that the teacher, identified as the suspect, Elizabeth Day, solicited a 16-year-old student to purchase two (2) ADHD pills for $20.00. 

Day is a teacher at James M. Bennett High School and the student is enrolled at that school as well. 

An arrest warrant was obtained for Day, and she was arrested on 12/20/19 and taken to the Wicomico County Detention Center. Day was later released on her own recognizance.

Additionally, with the obvious conflict, the Wicomico County States Attorney’s Office has asked for and received the assistance of the Calvert County States Attorney’s Office to handle this matter. The investigation is on-going.

Anyone with information about this investigation, please call Crime Solvers at 410-548-1776 or the Wicomico County Sheriff’s Office at 410-548-4891.

Charges: Attempt to possess CDS and Contribute to condition of child


  1. Hope they have more than the word of a child as evidence to trash this woman in public.

  2. They have her texts, where she agreed to the price.

  3. Much more than this...keep watching

  4. Guess we'll be seeing ole Jake Day hangin out at all the downtown bars even more now !


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