Massachusetts school principle loses her job after driving drunk and leading police on chase
A Massachusetts school principle was caught driving her vehicle drunk engaging police into a chase reaching speed of 110 mph and lost her job.
44-year-old Rose Schwartz, principle at Joseph C. Chamberlain Elementary in Taunton was spotted driving under influence in her Honda SUV around 6:15 p.m. Tuesday. The witnesses reported of her to police.
Police approached Schwartz’s car going slowly along Interstate 495, the damaged bumper was dragging on the pavement. Later police determined that she hit a guardrail on her way.
When the officers tried to pull her out of the vehicle she hit the gas and reached a speed of 45 mph over a legal limit. She eventually pulled over and was arrested. She was charged with operating under the influence of alcohol, speeding and failure to stop for police.
The parents of students at Chamberlain Elementary were notified the school’s principal had been let go and that her employment termination was “effective immediately.”