PALM SPRINGS, FL. — A Florida high school principal is behind bars after police say she was caught smoking marijuana in the backseat of a parked car with a student.
45-year-old Krista Morton is the principal of Mavericks High School in Palm Springs, Florida.
Police say they responded to a report of sexual activity in a car. They found Morton with the student and her shirt allegedly unbuttoned, showing part of her chest.
Morton told police she had just met the teenager, but the student admitted she was his principal.
Police also say they could smell marijuana and found the drug along with other paraphernalia. Both the student and Principal Morton were arrested.
Morton has been charged with possession of marijuana after allegedly being caught with an 18-year-old student.