Janitor facing drug charges
ELLSWORTH, ME — An Ellsworth High School janitor is facing drug trafficking charges that may involve students, according to the Boston Herald.
The Maine Drug Enforcement Agency has revealed that Frank Trundy, 53, was arrested on two counts of felony aggravated drug trafficking at the school last week, the article stated.
According to the article, Trundy was trafficking two kinds of prescription painkillers, some of which were prescribed to him and others he allegedly purchased from a student.
Trundy was caught when an undercover officer, posing as another custodian, bought codeine tablets, the article noted.
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Editor''s note: Oftentimes, custodial professionals are granted autonomy to perform their daily tasks. While this grants them the freedom to work at their own pace, it can diminish the roles of supervisors, which could open the door to inappropriate demeanor.