Richmond elementary school teacher slapped with drunk in public charge

Posted at 6:29 PM, Mar 18, 2014
and last updated 2014-03-18 18:29:42-04

RICHMOND, Va. (WTVR)–A Richmond Public School teacher was charged with misdemeanor disorderly conduct and drunkenness over the weekend.

Police said 23-year-old Diamond Mays, a third grade teacher at Broad Rock Elementary school, was arrested around 9 p.m. Saturday.

The arrest took place in the 1400 block of East Cary Street near Sine Irish pub. There were multiple St. Patrick’s holiday celebrations in the area.

A Richmond Public Schools spokesperson said the district is aware of the charges and will follow the case until there is a final disposition to appropriate actions.

They said they won’t comment further, because the situation is a personnel issue.