Transcript for Bus driver caught on camera drinking
Now to that stunning surveillance video. A school bus driver arrested after she appears to drink beer while driving her morning route. Diane Macedo has the story. Reporter: This morning outrage after police say a school bus driver was caught on camera drinking from a beer can on her morning route. Authorities in Aurora, Illinois, say this new surveillance video shows the driver buying beer at a local convenience school. An observant clerk called the school district 131 and told them they just sold beer to a woman and then watched her get onto a school bus and drive away. Reporter: Back on the bus authorities say the driver 44-year-old Michelle Passley put the beer in a paper bag and started drinking from behind the wheel, all while picking up elementary schoolchildren. That's absolutely brazen. We have an absolute zero tolerance. Reporter: None of the 32 children on board were harmed. Passley was fired from the bus company and then arrested. Michelle Passley was arrested and charged with two class a misdemeanors of endangering the life and health of a child. Reporter: This comes just two weeks after another school bus driver in Oregon was taken into custody. That driver lost control of the bus with ten children on board. Slamming into a ditch. I am so sorry. Reporter: He was arrested and given a citation for driving under the influence of a controlled substance. Now, back in Aurora, Passley was released on $100,000 bond but so many grateful that store clerk saw something and said something. So key. Wow. Thank you, Diane. We'll turn to that upset in
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