“They didn’t know who she was, she was apparently new and was supposed to start yesterday.”
For CBS Houston, Benjamin Fearnow reports: A newly-hired teacher was found intoxicated and not wearing any pants inside an Oklahoma high school classroom on her first day of work, according to Wagoner police.
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Police arrested Lorie Hill after two Wagoner High School teachers found her intoxicated and without pants in an empty classroom she was claiming to be her own, KOKI-TV reports. Recently hired by Wagoner Public Schools, Hill was reporting for her first day on the job as all teachers were also returning for their first day back in school from summer break.
“When our officers interviewed her she did admit to having had some vodka yesterday morning before she came to school.”
— Police Chief Bob Haley
Wagoner Police say she admitted to drinking and authorities found an empty cup in her vehicle that contained an odor of vodka, but there was not enough evidence to prove that she commuted to work under the influence. There were no credible witnesses at her home in Claremore to prove a DUI charge, so Hill was only arrested for public intoxication.
“I don’t know, as an adult, I just don’t know how you can be a professional teacher and teaching young people, and then show up drunk.”
— Parent of Wagoner High school student
“When our officers interviewed her she did admit to having had some vodka yesterday morning before she came to school,” said Haley.
On Monday, police officers found her in the principal’s office, where the school staff had been detaining Hill since finding her without pants inside the classroom. Read the rest of this entry »