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Churchill charter school employee charged with selling drugs

Jacob Tierney
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Police arrest Devon Alexander, who is charged with selling drugs at the charter school where he worked.

An employee at Pace Charter School in Churchill has been charged with selling drugs to a co-worker in the school parking lot, according to Tribune-Review news partner WPXI.

Devon Alexander, 29, of Coraopolis has been fired from his position as a behavioral specialist, the school told WPXI.

The Churchill Police Department found cocaine, heroin, ecstasy, Xanax and marijuana in Alexander’s car during a traffic stop, officers told WPXI.

Alexander admitted to selling drugs in the school parking lot to a female employee, police said.

Alexander is charged with seven counts of delivery of a Schedule I substance, seven counts of possession of a controlled substance and careless driving.

A preliminary hearing before District Judge Thomas Caufield is scheduled for March 27.

Police are considering whether to charge the other employee, according to WPXI.

Jacob Tierney is a Tribune-Review staff writer. You can contact Jacob at 724-836-6646, [email protected] or via Twitter .

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