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Elementary school teacher caught selling heroin and methadone

By Mason White 1:16 PM September 1, 2017
Delicia Gomez
Delicia Gomez
By: Alexis Bell

(Scroll down for video) An elementary school teacher was caught selling drugs on the side to earn extra income, according to police in California.

Napa police said that they have arrested 36-year-old Delicia Gomez, after being accused of selling heroin and methadone out of her home.

Gomez has been charged with possession of a controlled substance for sale, identity theft, possession of drug paraphernalia, and bringing a controlled substance into a correctional facility.

She was booked into the Napa County Department of Corrections, and her bail has been set at $53,000.

According to the police investigation, Gomez was a teacher at a religious and private elementary school in Vallejo.

She also worked as a tutor.

Police received tips that Gomez was dealing heroin and methadone out of her home located in the 1100 block of Marina Drive.

Police raided the home, where they found drugs and drug paraphernalia, as well as a stolen identity card.

While being booked into jail, Gomez was found to be in possession of three baggies containing heroin.

The school has been notified about her arrest.