A New York superintendent has been arrested and charged with driving whereas intoxicated after he was allegedly drunk and crowd-surfed at a homecoming soccer sport on Friday.
Police mentioned they pulled over Baldwinsville Central Faculty District Superintendent Jason Thomson, 48, after they noticed him not utilizing a sign throughout a flip and driving and not using a entrance license plate, Syracuse.com reported.
Thomson, who took a discipline sobriety take a look at, had a blood alcohol content material of 0.15%, practically twice the authorized restrict, police mentioned.
College students reportedly believed Thomson was drunk Friday when he crowd-surfed at a soccer sport at Baker Excessive Faculty.
Movies present college students carrying Thomson down a set of bleachers and cheering him on.
One TikTok that includes Thomson’s crowd-surfing has obtained over 131,000 views, as of Monday morning.
Baldwinsville college board President Jennifer Patruno wrote in an announcement on Friday that the district takes the matter “critically and can take applicable motion if warranted.”
“We recognize the immediate response by college employees in responding to this matter. Since this can be a personnel matter the district is unable to remark additional,” Patruno wrote.
The board known as for a particular assembly on Monday concerning “a matter made confidential by attorney-client privilege,” in accordance with the district’s web site.
State information present Thomson, who grew to become superintendent in 2021, is receiving a wage of over $171,000 this 12 months, Syracuse.com famous.
Thomson is ready to look in Village of Baldwinsville Justice Courtroom on Oct. 26.