Teacher charged with bringing meth to inmate at Denver jail
KDVR / Denver County
Krista Laures

By Rob Low, KDVR

DENVER (KDVR) -- A 27-year-old teacher has been charged with bringing methamphetamine to an inmate at the Denver County Jail.

Krista Laures admitted to Denver Police Department officers that she brought in drugs at least three times before she was caught last week, according to a probable cause statement.

The probable cause statement describes Laures as a teacher with Learning Source at the facility and is not employed by the Denver Sheriff Department. Sources say she was supposed to help inmates get their GED diploma.

Laures has been charged by the Denver District Attorney’s Office with first-degree introducing contraband, possession with intent to manufacture or distribute a controlled substance and possession of a controlled substance.

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