Teacher used cocaine in classroom while students watched herBy Alexis Bell 7:59 AM November 24, 2017
Police escorted a teacher out of school after students watched her using drugs, according to police in Indiana.
St. John police said that they have arrested 24-year-old Samantha Cox after being seen bending over a textbook and snorting lines of cocaine in her classroom.
Cox has been charged with possession of a controlled substance and possession of drug paraphernalia.
She was booked into the Lake County Jail and her bail has been set at $1,000.
According to the police investigation, the incident unfolded at the Lake Central High, at around 1:00 p.m., on Wednesday.
Student John Rogers said that when the English teacher was alone in her classroom, she sat down in a chair and bent over a textbook.
She then appeared to be lining up cocaine and snorting it.
Students stood at the door of the classroom and watched their teacher doing drugs.
One of the students recorded the teacher and posted the video on the Internet.
The school’s principal was notified and police officers were called to the scene.
A video shows Cox being escorted out of her classroom in handcuffs.
Investigators said that it appears that Cox used a mixture of cocaine and heroin.