Teacher Arrested for Selling Cocaine and MDMA in Florida: Authorities

The Sarasota County Sheriff’s Office reported that a teacher from Sarasota had been taken into custody for the sale of cocaine.

According to the Sarasota County Sheriff’s Office, Scott Swirles, a student at Sarasota High School, was taken into custody on a warrant for the offenses of selling cocaine within a specified area on two separate occasions and using a communication device in an unlawful manner on one occasion.

Swirles admitted to selling cocaine from his home during an interview with the Special Investigation Section of the South Carolina State Police. He also stated that additional narcotics, including an ounce of cocaine, were still present in his home as reported by MySunCoast.

Following the execution of a search warrant that had been signed, the South Carolina State Police conducted a search of Swirles’ residence and discovered “quantities of cocaine and additional narcotics” as well as “drug paraphernalia related to the sale of cocaine.”

The Special Investigation Section of the SCSO was provided with all of the evidence that was collected. Using test kits, the South Carolina State Police were able to confirm the presence of cocaine.

Cocaine and MDMA trafficking are the charges that have been brought against Swirles.

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