Two Florida Teachers Charged With Drug Possession

DUNDEE, FLORIDA – Polk County Sheriff’s detectives arrested two Donald E. Woods Alternative School teachers today for possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia.

During a routine search for drugs at the Dundee school, Sheriff’s Office School Resource detectives found marijuana in a student’s jacket. Upon further investigation, a confidential source tipped off detectives about the two teachers, according to a Sheriff’s Office report.

One teacher, Bradley Michael Goldsmith, 25, of 5606 Loma Vista Court, in Davenport, admitted to socially smoking marijuana at his home. The other suspects, who live in the same residence, are Jessica Allison Murray, 26, who is also a Donald E. Woods teacher, and her boyfriend, Jason West, 26. They also admitted to smoking marijuana at the home, the Sheriff’s Office said.

When the detectives searched the home, they found one large bong, five glass pipes, one cannabis grinder, and marijuana.

Goldsmith, Murray and West were arrested and transported to the Polk County Jail, each facing charges of possession of cannabis, possession of drug paraphernalia, and maintaining a dwelling for drug use.

– Article from News Chief.