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Swift Creek Elementary teacher charged with possessing heroin on school property

Chesterfield police say she had drug, needles at school

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Posted: Friday, January 18, 2013 12:00 am

A drug tip received by Chesterfield County police has led to the arrest of a Swift Creek Elementary School teacher on charges of possessing heroin and drug paraphernalia on school property.

Jessica L. Young, 35, who teaches special education, was arrested Monday after narcotics detectives, acting on the tip, confronted Young at the school at 13800 Genito Road. During an interview, police found what is believed to be a small amount of heroin and a drug syringe in the teacher’s purse, said Chesterfield police Lt. Peter Cimbal.

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