Thursday, July 18, 2013

Heroin Bust Of Regis Jesuit High Dean

Nicholas deSpoelberch
The dean of a Manhattan Catholic school was busted in Connecticut for heroin and Oxycodone possession after cops found him passed out in a car in the middle of a dead-end road, according to reports. Nicholas deSpoelberch, 35, dean of students at Regis High School on the upper East Side, was allegedly found asleep at about 10 p.m. Thursday in his 2005 Nissan Altima. An officer who inspected the vehicle parked in the town of Wilton and woke deSpoelberch said the educator had glassy eyes and was talking slowly, according to the Darien Times. DeSpoelberch, who lives in Darien, told police he was using medication and had pills not prescribed to him, according to the Darien Times. Cop searched his vehicle and found three packages of heroin, five Oxycodone pills, three Clonidine pills and drug paraphernalia — including two silver spoons and two hypodermic needles in a zippered briefcase, and a syringe under the driver’s seat — the Villager of Wilton reported. DeSpoelberch was charged with possession of narcotics, possession of drug paraphernalia and retaining prescriptions pills outside of their original container, according to the Wilton Bulletin.
Link (here) New York Daily News


Qualis Rex said...

This is a blessing that he was caught at this point in his life before he did any real damage to his students or really anyone who happened to be around him (he was apparently driving). Can't speak to his character or performance other than to say let's hope he gets the help he needs.

Anonymous said...

Please change your headline to read "Heroin Bust of Regis High Dean." There is a Regis Jesuit High School, but it is not in New York.

Anonymous said...

Damage to other students? Are they going to catch his heroin problem? Working with those kids was probably the best part of his life. It's not about bad decision making. It's about having a disease. Many heroin addicts ruin their life well before achieving any levels of success like this man became the Dean of Students. It's a shame that his arrest became so public, as his career is now ruined. I hope this will save his life, but I doubt a positive outcome with the shame he must now cope with. Change or die. God bless.