Substitute Teacher Arrested After Allegedly Letting Student Take Hit of Her Vape Pen

Photo Credit: Lake County Sheriff's Office

A Florida substitute teacher was arrested after letting a seventh-grade student take a pull off her vape pen during class, prosecutors said per Fox News

Jennifer Gaine Hale, 50, was taken into custody on May 5 on suspicion of child abuse, the outlet reported. Hale was reportedly teaching at Eustis Middle School as a sub on May 2nd. 

A student in the class allegedly commented on

“wanting to try”

a vape pen when Hale reportedly jumped in, honoring the child’s request. 

Hale was questioned by the school principal about the incident to which she responded

“I was trying to fit in,”

the report said. She was escorted off the campus and told not to return. 

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