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Teacher charged with making crystal meth draws 'Breaking Bad' comparison
Teacher charged with making crystal meth draws 'Breaking Bad' comparison

A Portland, Oregon, chemistry teacher has been arrested and charged with making methamphetamine in a case drawing comparisons on social media on Thursday to television's gritty drug saga "Breaking Bad." Alexander Rudine, 38, a community college instructor pursuing a doctorate in chemistry at Portland State University, pleaded not guilty on Wednesday to felony charges that he possessed, delivered and manufactured methamphetamine near a school, according to court documents. In addition to finding methamphetamine and drug-using paraphernalia, police found "notes on how to re-crystallize methamphetamine along with a hand-written scientific formula at the bottom of the...

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