SHARPSBURG, Pa. - A hearing was held Wednesday morning for the crossing guard accused of being drunk while on the job in Sharpsburg.
Patricia Gross was ordered to undergo a drug and alcohol evaluation in order to have her charges reduced. On Wednesday she told the judge she is currently going through the requirements.
“It breaks my heart because I love the kids. To the parents, I’m sorry. A lot of them knew me and they knew that’s not how it was. I was going through a rough time, but that’s still not an excuse,” Gross said.
Police said they found Gross passed out on the front steps of a Sharpsburg home in September after a neighbor reported she was visibly impaired while helping children cross the street.
Crossing guard undergoes drug, alcohol evaluation in hopes of reducing charges
Todd Chrisley and his wife owe the state nearly $800,000, documents say
Man trying to find owner of black and white pictures found in St.…
7-year-old injured after police chase, crash
Kraft Heinz wants day after Super Bowl to be national holiday