ROSS (CBS SF) — The former principal of an exclusive private school in Marin County was released on bail after being arrested Friday when he was allegedly found in a hotel room with an unconscious woman and drugs.

Thomas Woodrow “Woody” Price was released on $75-thousand bail over the weekend.

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Price was the principal of the Branson School in Ross.  His arrest has become the talk of the town.

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“People seem to be really appalled because this is such a nice place,” Novato resident Jan told KPIX 5.

Parents pay about $40-thousand per year so their children can have a first-rate education at Branson.  Former students include winter sports star Jonny Moseley and Chef Julia Child.

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A Branson Trustee issued a letter to the community, saying “We are deeply troubled by these developments,” and also announced Price’s resignation.