Teacher accused of falsifying govt. documents

October 29, 2008 3:27:02 AM PDT
An independent contractor accused of failing to maintain breathalyzer machines used by eight local police departments was once HISD's teacher of the year.Deetrice Wallace is a part-time robotics teacher at Sharpstown Middle School. She's now been reassigned to a district office while police investigate her.

Authorities say she failed to properly calibrate the breathalyzer machines, possibly impacting more than 2,600 cases. She is accused of faking her records for up to a year.

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