Pleasanton Weekly

News - December 23, 2011

Foothill teacher was busted in drug sale stakeout

Two women caught smoking narcotics in car

The Foothill High School teacher arrested on drug charges in October was caught smoking oxymorphone, a narcotic, in her car, court records show.

Stephanie Deffner, 32, was arrested at about 3:40 p.m. Oct. 26 -- not long after school let out -- during a police stakeout of the Springtown Motel in Livermore. The stakeout was for another woman allegedly selling drugs out of a motel room; that woman joined Deffner in Deffner's car where the two were observed heating aluminum foil to smoke the drug, according to court records.

In a search, Deffner was found to be in possession of oxymorphone and a single methadone pill.

Deffner remains free on bond pending a court appearance Jan. 5. The prosecutor in the case noted that she is eligible for a drug diversion sentence, which could expunge her record.

It has been reported that the Pleasanton school board dismissed Deffner at its last meeting, Dec. 13.

--Glenn Wohltmann


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