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Posted on: September 12, 2022

Intoxicated Teacher Arrested

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Riverside County Sheriff's Department Press Release

Reporting Deputy: Sergeant Nicolas Lingle

File # C222550012

Details:

Brian Nichols
Brian Nichols

Monday, September 12, 2022, at 10:17 am, deputies from the Thermal Station responded to the 86100 block of Avenue 66 in Thermal regarding reports of an intoxicated teacher on a local school campus. School officials contacted the Riverside County Sheriff’s Department after discovering one of their teachers appeared to be under the influence of alcohol.

The investigation revealed, Brian Nichols, a 44-year-old resident of Palm Springs and teacher at the school, was under the influence of alcohol while instructing children. Nichols was placed under arrest and booked at the John Benoit Detention Center for public intoxication, possession of alcohol on school grounds, and child endangerment.

The Thermal Sheriff’s Station is asking anyone with additional information on this incident to contact Deputy Ramirez of the Thermal Sheriff’s Station by calling 760-863-8990. If you wish to remain anonymous, call Valley Crimestoppers at (760) 341-7867.

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