Officers also are seeking Brito’s brother, 25-year-old Ricardo Pascual Brito, in connection with the incident, Ware said. He is wanted on similar drug and weapons charges.
Officers said they found 61 kilograms of cocaine, one kilogram of heroin and two semi-automatic assault rifles in the residence. The drugs’ estimated value is about $6.2 million.
Alvarez has been a teacher at Chestatee Middle School Academy since August 2015, Hall schools spokesman Gordon Higgins said. She also coaches the girls soccer team.
“The Hall County School District is conducting an internal investigation and is working in cooperation with the Hall County Sheriff’s Office,” Higgins said in a statement. “The administration of Chestatee Middle is in the process of notifying faculty, staff and parents through our internal messaging systems.”
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