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Elementary school teacher brings pot laced dish to party

By Mason White 6:03 PM February 1, 2014
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By: Sanvi Rizvi
(Scroll down for video) A woman is facing charges after a teengaer became sick from her pot laced food.

Teresa Badger, 47, is an elementary school teacher in Benicia, California.

Badger, who works at the Matthew Turner Elementary School, attended a party with other school teachers.

She brought along a pot laced dish, which left several teachers sick and under the influence of a controlled substance.

Test at a local hospital revealed the presence of THC, a chemical that is used to make marijuana, according to police.

One of the school employees took home food for her 15-year-old son. He and his mother also became sick after eating the pot laced dish.

Investigators have not revealed which foods were poisoned by the teacher, but it was not brownies.

Badger was booked into the Solano County Jail and charged with three felony counts of food poisoning. Her bail was set at $15,000.