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Drugs Discovered in Wasted Teacher’s Classroom

A Washington elementary school teacher and her husband were arrested on school grounds when the woman was allegedly found in her classroom high on narcotics, and the man was reportedly high in the parking lot with their toddler.

According to reports, during the school day on May 16, a 35-year-old teacher was in her classroom at Spotswood Elementary School in Fredericksburg. Her husband and 2-year-old child were on the campus, but they were inside a vehicle in the parking lot.

A school resource officer saw the teacher and asserted that she was altered. Her classroom was searched, and they allegedly found narcotics. Since the resource officer thought the woman was on drugs, it was believed that they were hers. All the children were assessed as a precaution, and they were all reported as unharmed.

Law enforcement from the Spotsylvania County Sheriff’s Officer went to the school, and workers with the Spotsylvania Social Services Department assisted during the incident.

It was reported that the woman’s 34-year-old husband was also found on the premises. He was reportedly in a car with the couple’s 2-year-old, and the man was reported as being unresponsive and in need of medical attention. After assessing him, it was reported that the was believed to have been caused by taking drugs.

The teacher was taken into custody and booked into the Rappahannock Regional Jail. Currently, she is facing charges of felony possession of schedule I/II narcotics, felony child endangerment, and felony child neglect or abuse. She is being held without bail.

Her husband was also jailed in lieu of a $5,000 bond. He is facing preliminary charges of felony child endangerment and felony child neglect or abuse.

If you or someone you love is suspected of a criminal offense, contact Orange County criminal defense lawyer Staycie R. Sena at (949) 477-8088 for a consultation now.

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