Irvine PE teacher arrested for allegedly giving football players Adderall


An Irvine physical education teacher was arrested this week after allegedly giving Adderall to football team players, officials said.

Anthony Fullman, 30 Foothill Ranch resident, was arrested after allegedly providing prescription drugs to students at Portola High School, the Irvine Police Department said Thursday.

High school staff informed police on Monday that the part-time physical education teacher, who is also the assistant coach of the football team, may have supplied Adderall to a few players on the team, according to a Press release.

Detectives investigated the allegations and discovered evidence Fullman provided to a few Adderall students during the 2021 football season, Irvine police said.

Based on the investigation, Fullman was arrested on suspicion of aiding in the delinquency of a minor, providing a controlled substance to a minor, and providing a controlled substance to a minor on campus. school.

Additionally, the Irvine Unified School District placed Fullman, who is a second-year employee, on administrative leave.

Police said they have no information to suggest Fullman provided Adderall pills beyond identified students. However, if anyone has additional information related to this investigation, please contact Detective Gavin Hudson at 949-724-7168 or email [email protected]


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