Indiana substitute teacher allegedly came to school with blood-alcohol content above 0.1%
04/12/2022 11:32 am PDT
MARION, Ind. (TCD) -- A substitute teacher was recently arrested after allegedly coming to school intoxicated.
According to an arrest report from the Marion Police Department, Shawn Spitler was arrested April 7 at approximately 1:43 p.m. An off-duty police officer from the Marion Police Department was reportedly working security at Kendall Elementary School when the principal asked the officer to check on Spitler.
According to a police report cited by WANE-TV, the officer detected a "strong odor of an alcoholic beverage emitting from his breath." He was allegedly visibly intoxicated, and according to the report, Spitler "exhibited other signs of impairment."
According to WPTA-TV, Spitler’s blood-alcohol content level tested over 0.1%.
He was reportedly taken into custody and brought to Marion Health for medical evaluation before being transported to the Grant County Jail on a public intoxication charge.
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