Former Westbrook teacher, coach gets five days in jail for giving minor alcohol

By Ryan McLaughlin, BDN Staff
Posted Feb. 23, 2012, at 4:31 p.m.

WESTBROOK, Maine — A former high school teacher and coach will spend five days in jail for furnishing alcohol to a minor, according to police.

Timothy Gillis, 43, of Portland provided alcohol to a minor during an incident at his apartment in August, Westbrook police Lt. Michael Nugent said in a news release.

He resigned on Oct. 3 from his teaching and boys varsity soccer and tennis coaching posts in the wake of the investigation.

He was summoned in November for furnishing a place for minors to consume liquor and furnishing liquor to a minor, the release stated.

Gillis also surrendered his teaching license, according to the release.

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