An Indiana high school teacher was arrested after a video posted to social media allegedly showed her doing drugs in an empty classroom.Samantha Cox, a 24-year-old teacher at Lake Central High School in the town of St. John near the Illinois border, was arrested Wednesday for possession of a controlled substance and drug paraphernalia. In the video you can see the teacher breaking up a white substance authorities say. Parents were stunned and teachers were shocked by what they seen by their fellow associate.
The incident led Lake Central superintendent, Dr. Larry Verraco, to send out a recorded message on Wednesday afternoon to parents."Earlier today, Lake Central administration was made aware of a situation regarding a teacher at Lake Central High School,” Dr.Verraco said in the message. “Swift and forceful action was taken in conjunction with St. John and Dyer police departments. The safety of all students remains the top priority of our school staff and a full investigation is ongoing."Cox is being held at a local jail pending charges.
The investigation is ongoing.