Photo: Hall County Sheriff

Not exactly a role model.

A middle school teacher was arrested this week following an investigation that lead to a drug bust that yielded more than $6 million. The teacher was arrested alongside an accomplice with another still at large.

Chestatee Middle School Academy teacher Karla Alvarez, 28, was arrested alongside Monica Pascual Brito, 24, in Oakwood, Ga. Alvarez is also the soccer coach the middle school. Both are facing charges for drug trafficking and drug possession with the intent to distribute cocaine. Both women were also charged with possession of a firearm during the commission of a felony.

A total of 61 kilograms of cocaine were found inside their residence with one kilo of heroin

Photo: Hall County Sheriff's Office
Photo: Hall County Sheriff’s Office

and two semi-automatic rifles. Authorities estimate the total drug value at $6.2 million.

Ricard Pascual Brito, the brother of one woman arrested, is currently wanted by the Hall County Sheriff’s Office. The 25-year-old is believed to be involved in the incident and is facing drug and weapons charges.


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Jessica Szilagyi is statewide contributor for All On Georgia and Market Manager for Southeast Georgia. Her main focus with All On Georgia is state and local politics as well as agriculture. She’s served as a policy analyst at the State Capitol and as a campaign manager in political races across the state.

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