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Former teacher jailed for selling prescription pills
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A former WWE superstar has been sentenced to a month in jail and has resigned his teaching position with the school system after selling oxycodone to an undercover agent.The teacher, Michael David Droese, was sentenced by Circuit Court Judge Bart Stanley to serve 30 days of a three-year sentence and pay $2,000 plus costs. He has been accepted into the 31st Judicial District Drug Court program which is an intensive 18-month rehabilitation program aimed at giving those involved in drug crimes a second chance at becoming productive citizens.In addition to his jail time, Droese has resigned his job at Centertown Elementary where he was a well-liked special education teacher. He had been suspended, without pay, since his indictment in September.The sales that led to his jail time happened in July.