Of­fi­cials: Teach­ers pro­duced drugs

The Times-Tribune - - NATION & WORLD -

Pros­e­cu­tors in St. Peters­burg charged two Rus­sian high school teach­ers with pro­duc­ing and sell­ing drugs, a case Rus­sian me­dia com­pared to “Break­ing Bad.”

Pros­e­cu­tors ac­cused a chem­istry teacher of set­ting up an un­der­ground lab to pro­duce am­phet­a­mine.

They said Fri­day the man en­gaged a col­league, who taught physics at school, to help find cus­tomers. The two sold about 2.9 pounds of the drug on six sep­a­rate oc­ca­sions.

They face a 20-year sen­tence if con­victed.

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