Staples coach fired following drug arrest

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

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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