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Pittsburgh Substitute Teacher Overdoses on Heroin in Classroom

Police say that a substitute teacher in a Pittsburgh-area high school passed out in class after allegedly being high on heroin.

Bellevue Police Sgt. Mike Hudson says 26-year-old Christopher Chiappetta of Pittsburgh was arrested Wednesday after he passed out in front of 11 students, TV station KDKA reports.

Authorities say they found four baggies of heroin in Chiapetta's pocket and marijuana in his car, and that he confessed to using heroin around 6 a.m. Wednesday.

Source: AP. Read full article. (link)

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  • Killazontherun||

    In the AP art class, our teacher would turn the class over to one of us to give the assignment on Fridays, usually me, as he smoked some pot and relaxed in his office. We were cool with it because he really was the nicest guy teaching at the school.

  • fredflinstone||

    because he was so zoned out on drugs that he didn't even realize what freakin planet he was on. Classrooms that teach themselves, just imagine at the end of the day the many graduates walking out the door lol what a joke.

  • Jerry on the boat||

    ...a substitute teacher in a Pittsburgh-area high school passed out in class after allegedly being high on heroin.

    Wow, those public school kids might actually have learned a lesson today.

  • fredflinstone||

    yeah the lesson they learned is that anything goes especially if you are a card carrying unionized teacher like this one who will be teaching or using somewhere else maybe even with class participation.

  • Render Unto Caesar||

    If only we had thrown some extra dollars at the drug war ... I know it may seem cliche, but think of the CHIRREN.

  • fredflinstone||

    so what is the problem here? for a public school this teacher is well qualified. we need to pass a law that these teachers like this can be arrested before they pass out in front of their class thus prompting student theft of the teachers wallet, pockets, and the contents of their hideaway stashes in their desk.