William Howle, physical education teacher at Gifford Alternative Center for Education [School District of Indian River County], Vero Beach, Florida, "purchased 27 grams of marijuana from an undercover deputy" Email: Bill.Howle@indianriverschools.org Phone: 772-564-6260 WPBF: Report: Teacher tried to buy weed from undercover deputy (Oct 16 2012) Gifford Alternative School teacher William Howle, 40, was arrested Tuesday when he purchased 27 grams of marijuana from an undercover deputy for $300, according to a statement released by the Indian River County Sheriff's Office. Click Orlando: Police: Teacher bought marijuana from undercover officer (Oct 16 2012) William Howle, a teacher at Gifford Alternative School, was arrested on Tuesday when he purchased 27 grams of marijuana from an undercover officer. A source informed the Indian River County Sheriff's Office that Howle had asked for information on where he could buy marijuana. According to the report, an undercover officer contacted Howle saying he could meet Howle to make a marijuana transaction. An hour later, the officer met Howle at a Burger King on U.S. 1 north of C.R. 512. There, the officer told Howle to get into the vehicle and handed Howle the marijuana when he did. Howle then gave the office $300, resulting in his arrest, according to the report.WPTV: William Howle, Gifford Alternative School teacher, arrested for purchasing marijuana, affidavit says (Oct 16 2012) William Howle IV, a Gifford Alternative School teacher, was arrested Tuesday afternoon after purchasing 27 grams of marijuana from an undercover officer for $300, according to the report. t says the transaction took place at the Burger King parking lot on U.S. 1 just north of C.R. 510 ... The 40-year-old faces two felonies, one for purchasing marijuana, and one for possession of marijuana over twenty grams.