Evansville Police arrested a USI faculty member on drug possession charges on Wednesday.
University of Southern Indiana says on Wednesday evening, that visiting theater director, 50-year-old, Gerald McIntyre is no longer with the university.
McIntyre was arrested after police say drugs were found in a package that was a addressed to him.
Authorities say a postal employee handling the package thought it looked suspicious and contacted Evansville Police.
Police say they brought in a drug dog to investigate. They say the dog hit on the suspicious package addressed McIntyre.
EPD says they took the unopened package to McIntyre's address on USI's campus where officers questioned him about the contents.
"He admitted he knew a friend was sending him what he thought was. His statement was one marijuana joint," Evansville Police Captain Andy Chandler.
Captain Chandler says, in fact, the package contained two grams of cocaine- a felony possession- and a misdemeanor amount of marijuana.
"I saw probably like five or six sheriffs," said Lindsey Witty, a neighbor to McIntyre. "I just saw them take a man out of Morton apartments in handcuffs and put him in the back of a sheriff's car.
EPD says McIntyre arrested on possession of cocaine and possession of marijuana charges.
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