Pa. teacher sells pot to undercover cop, gets arrested

The teacher sold a pound of pot for $1,500 to an undercover member of the Montgomery County Drug Task Force, which took place within 100 feet of a school


By Bonnie L. Cook and Martha Woodall
The Philadelphia Inquirer

WYNCOTE, Pa. — A physics teacher at an elite Philadelphia magnet school has been charged with selling a pound of marijuana outside a suburban high school — and illegally possessing a 9mm handgun when police arrested him.

Paul Stein, 34, resigned Tuesday from his post in the science department of George Washington Carver High School of Engineering and Science, where he had taught for nine years, said Fernando Gallard, a district spokesman.

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