November 22, 2017-The Gazette has received a deeply disturbing video that appears to show students looking on as a teacher takes drugs in a classroom at Lake Central High School today. The Lake Central School Corporation confirmed that a police incident occurred with a teacher at the school earlier today. Social media erupted in a flurry of statements of outrage and concern from parents of children at the school. The photos above are snapshots from a video that was provided to the Gazette. In the video, students can be heard talking and looking through a door as a teacher appears to be doing drugs in the classroom. We hope to be able to publish the full video at a later time.
A source confirmed to the Gazette that a teacher from Lake Central is in fact in custody at the St. John Police Department at this time. The teacher is believed to be a first year employee who teaches high school english.
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