Teacher Busted With Pot , Beer and 2 Students In Car - Fox 2 News Headlines

ONLY ON FOX: Teacher Busted With Pot , Beer and 2 Students In Car

Posted: Updated:
A Ridley High School English teacher is accused of having beer and marijuana with two students in a car. A Ridley High School English teacher is accused of having beer and marijuana with two students in a car.
MIDDLETOWN TWP., Pa. -

When a state trooper noticed a car in the driveway of an abandoned business off a busy Route 1 in Middletown half a mile from the state police barracks, he was suspicious.

His suspicions proved correct when he found a Ridley High School teacher allegedly inside with two students, marijuana and beer.

"I'm shocked. I have an 11th grader in the high school and I didn't hear nothing about it," one parent told FOX 29.

"I think the teacher should be fired," another parent said.

Police say the teacher, 33-year-old Katherine Preusser, was in the front passenger seat with two open beer cans and a box containing marijuana. Police say the trooper also found a water bong and two cans of beer in the back seat with a female student. A search of the trunk turned up unidentified pills.

"Sick. Sick to my stomach just wanna' protect the kids," said Dan Tecce, a parent of a student in the district .

"It doesn't surprise me now a days, but it's still a shame for the student wise, ya' know," said Linda Lou Vonderstuck-Carroll

"I would never let my child go to a teacher's house or in a teacher's car no matter what," said parent Dawn Kelly.

No one answered the door at the address in Fishtown that Preusser gave police. School officials told FOX 29 they suspended the second year English teacher pending their own investigation and a school board meeting.

"Students are for students, teachers are with their own people you know, it shouldn't have happened at all," Carroll said.

"Should fire her, yeah definitely," another added.

Preusser was charged with possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia, along with furnishing alcohol to minors and corruption of minors.

School officials say they can't comment further. State police say the teacher and the students told troopers they went to the movies together at the Granite Run Mall to see "The Last OZ."

Parents of the two students told police they thought their children were at one of the student's homes, not out with the teacher.

Preusser has a preliminary hearing on May 7th.

  • Dave SchratwieserMore>>

  • Police: Employee Allegedly Sold Crack At Main Line McDonald’s

    Police: Employee Allegedly Sold Crack At Main Line McDonald’s

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 5:29 PM EDT2014-07-23 21:29:07 GMT
    Officers arrested 29-year-old Allen Trammell, an employee at McDonald’s, for drug possession and selling drugs while at work.
    Officers arrested 29-year-old Allen Trammell, an employee at McDonald’s, for drug possession and selling drugs while at work.
  • Suspect Charged In Upper Merion Home Invasion

    Suspect Charged In Upper Merion Home Invasion

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 4:09 PM EDT2014-07-23 20:09:04 GMT
    Keith Darrin Morrison has been charged in connection with the home invasion, robbery (Upper Merion Police Department)Keith Darrin Morrison has been charged in connection with the home invasion, robbery (Upper Merion Police Department)

    A home invasion suspect in Montgomery County is accused of terrorizing two homeowners. Now more police departments want to know if he's connected to other cases.

    A home invasion suspect in Montgomery County is accused of terrorizing two homeowners. Now more police departments want to know if he's connected to other cases.

  • Police: Makeshift Drug Lab Found In Northeast Philly Apartment

    Police: Makeshift Drug Lab Found In Northeast Philly Apartment

    Monday, July 14 2014 5:14 PM EDT2014-07-14 21:14:24 GMT

    Police say they discovered what appears to be a drug lab inside a Northeast Philadelphia home Monday morning. FOX 29's Dave Schratwieser reports investigators were called out after the landlord found some chemicals inside.

    Police say they discovered what appears to be a drug lab inside a Northeast Philadelphia home Monday morning. FOX 29's Dave Schratwieser reports investigators were called out after the landlord found some chemicals inside.

  • Local NewsMore>>

  • Arrest Made In Fatal Camden Hit And Run

    Arrest Made In Fatal Camden Hit And Run

    Thursday, July 24 2014 11:45 AM EDT2014-07-24 15:45:20 GMT
    Surveillance Footage: Camden County Police DepartmentSurveillance Footage: Camden County Police Department

    According to the Camden County Prosecutor's Office Facebook page an arrest has been made in the fatal hit and Run that took place Saturday night.

    According to the Camden County Prosecutor's Office Facebook page an arrest has been made in the fatal hit and Run that took place Saturday night.

  • CLOUDS TO SUN THURSDAY

    Thursday, July 24 2014 9:52 AM EDT2014-07-24 13:52:31 GMT

    Thursday, early clouds will lead to afternoon sun as highs today remain in the mid 80s. 

    Thursday: H-85 L-72

    Thursday, early clouds will lead to afternoon sun as highs remain in the mid 80s. We stay dry Friday with lower humidity and sunny skies. We warm back up near 90 for the weekend with unsettled weather returning by late Saturday.

    Thursday: H-85 L-72

    Friday: H-86 L-65

    This Weekend

    Saturday: H-88 L-64

    Sunday: H-91 L-73

  • Arizona inmate dies 2 hours after execution began

    Arizona inmate dies 2 hours after execution began

    A condemned murderer took nearly two hours to die and gasped for about 90 minutes during an execution in Arizona that quickly rekindled the national debate on capital punishment in the U.S.
    A condemned murderer took nearly two hours to die and gasped for about 90 minutes during an execution in Arizona that quickly rekindled the national debate on capital punishment in the U.S.
Powered by WorldNow

WJBK-TV | Fox 2
16550 West Nine Mile Rd.
Southfield, MI 48075

Main Station: (248) 557-2000
Newsroom: (248) 552-5103

Didn't find what you were looking for?
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Fox Television Stations, Inc. and Worldnow. All Rights Reserved.
Privacy Policy | Terms of Service | Ad Choices