Staples coach fired following drug arrest

Police say David Bernstein was arrested over the weekend after he was found carrying cocaine during a traffic stop.

Police say David Bernstein was arrested over the weekend after he was found carrying cocaine during a traffic stop. (12/7/15)

WESTPORT - The Staples High School wrestling team has a interim coach after the head coach was fired following an arrest.

Police say David Bernstein, 28, was arrested over the weekend after he was found carrying cocaine during a traffic stop.

He was also arrested in January in connection with a bar fight in Fairfield.

The Staples athletic director confirms Bernstein is no longer employed there and officials say they are now looking for a new permanent coach.

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