Teacher arrested on drug charge

October 30, 2008 4:14:34 PM PDT
An elementary school teacher was arrested after authorities allegedly found marijuana in her car.Someone called in to a Houston school district tip line to report a teacher was allegedly smoking marijuana behind the school. On Wednesday, HISD police sent a canine unit to Whittier Elementary.

The drug dogs reportedly got a hit on a car in the parking lot, and authorities got consent to search it. Police found three rolled cigarettes with green leafy substance and a small amount of Hydrocodone in the car.

Susan Michael, 51, a teacher at the school, was arrested and charged with possession of a controlled substance in a drug free zone. Bail was set at $2,000.

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