Friday, December 14, 2007

Students Spike Teacher's Coffee with Visine

Casper Star-Tribune [WY]
14 December 2007

Prank with eye drops could result in criminal charges

Star-Tribune capital bureau

CHEYENNE -- A prank in which Visine is slipped into an unwitting person's drink to induce severe diarrhea is cropping up in Wyoming, and a Cheyenne teacher was hospitalized this week after becoming the latest victim.

Jo L. Miyamoto, 58, a substitute at Johnson Junior High, ingested the eye drops after they were slipped into her coffee by a student on Monday, police said. [...]

Wyoming Tribune-Eagle
14 December 2007

It's no joke

Prank harms local teacher

By Becky Orr

CHEYENNE - An apparent prank being pulled by a Johnson Junior High student on a long-term substitute landed the teacher in the hospital Monday. [...]