Principal Pleads Not Guilty To Prostitution Charges

A Kentucky high school principal facing prostitution charges says he's not guilty.

Dr. Paul Schum's attorney entered that plea on his behalf today in a Jefferson County courtroom.

Louisville police cited Schum last month after stopping him in alley dressed as a woman.

Schum said he was going to a costume party. Police say he was loitering for prostitution.

Schum is principal at Bethlehem High School in Bardstown. He's now on personal leave.


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  • by Fred Location: Lexington on Nov 30, 2007 at 07:26 PM
    Joey...You Da Man! Well said!
  • by Anonymous Location: letcher on Nov 30, 2007 at 07:14 PM
    Any male Principal should know if you are going to dress up as a woman,do not walk the streets without your wife. If you do it often and not just for Halloween, get some help with what ever kind of disorder you may have. To those who want to put down religions because of what one person does. I hope you are perfect. Love Ya
  • by I know Location: Danville on Nov 30, 2007 at 12:28 PM
    Joey, give Bart a break. He can't spell but he sure can drag American flags through the streets while walking on them. Are you going to be able to make it to the Christmas parade tonight in Danville, Bart?
  • by ScareCrow Location: Oz on Nov 30, 2007 at 11:25 AM
    Folks, the word is "principal". If he only had a brain.
  • by Matthew Location: Richmond on Nov 30, 2007 at 08:22 AM
    Come on people, the guy was going to a halloween party. Do u think he is actually going to risk his carrer because he has a fetish with dressing up as a woman and working third street. Teachers and Principles have to put up with so much bullcrap from (some) students who dont care, parents that could care less, and others looking down upon them. Give me a break.
  • by Joey Location: KY on Nov 30, 2007 at 06:05 AM
    No Bart from Harrodsburg; he was a Catholic school PRINCIPAL not principle. Your saracasm has been overshadowed by your lack of education.
  • by DrAlfredKinsey Location: withjesus on Nov 29, 2007 at 03:48 AM
    I cant believe people in America have become so dumbDan 1.9 Now God had brought Daniel into favour and tender love with the prince of the eunuchs.LIGHTEN UP!! SCAPE GOAT SEEKERS!
  • by Bart Location: Harrodsburg on Nov 28, 2007 at 11:44 PM
    And this was a Catholic school principle? Hmm. That's unusual.
  • by ScareCrow Location: Oz on Nov 28, 2007 at 01:40 PM
    Bradley Picklesiemier of the LMNOP fame. What a joy to have you still with us in the merry old land of Oz.
  • by Mr. Picklesiemer Location: Club A Go Go on Nov 28, 2007 at 08:39 AM
    No where in this story or any of the past stories does it say he offered himself for sale to ANYONE! This is more than likely a case of over zealous Policing.....again.
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