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Elementary School Teacher Charged in Heroin Bust

A Humble elementary school teacher was thrown into jail Tuesday following a drug bust at her apartment, according to authorities.

Reports say neighbors at an apartment complex in Porter reported the foulest of (allegedly) chemical drug odors emanating from an apartment shared by the teacher, Monica Quintero, and several other folks.

When officers arrived, they found what they described as a drug operation. Reported KTRK,

[T]hey found an assortment of narcotics including more than 100 grams of heroin; 53 grams of GHB, a date rape drug; 15.2 grams of liquid heroin; and numerous pills including Oxycontin, Xanax and Adderall.

Quintero, who was put on leave from the school pending the investigation, was charged with manufacture and delivery of a controlled substance.

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