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Posted at 11:30 AM ET, 01/19/2011

Pr. William teacher charged in drug ring

By Allison Klein
Allison Klein

Five people, including a Prince William County teacher, have been charged with being part of a ring that sold prescription drugs.

Prince WIlliam police executed a search warrant in December on the home of teacher Rachel Byrne Domina, 33, of the 15400 block of Silvan Glen Drive in Dumfries, seizing oxycodone, drug paraphernalia, cash and a BMW.


Rachel Byrne Domina. (Pr. William Police)

Domina, a math teacher since 2000 at Graham Park Middle School in Triangle, has been on administrative leave without pay since here arrest, a schools spokesman said.

Domina was charged in December with two counts of possession with intent to distribute oxycodone.

Police also searched homes in Dumfries and Woodbridge, seizing more drugs, cash and paraphernalia.

Also arrested and charged in the case were Dumfries residents Meghan Elizabeth Anderson, 28, and Edwin Hofer, 28, both of of the 12600 block of Terranova Lane; Taryn Lynne Francescon, 29, of the 15900 block of Kensington Place; and Ryan James Jones, 30, of the 15700 block of Cranberry Court.

All have court hearings scheduled for March 7.

This item has been updated since it was first published.

By Allison Klein  | January 19, 2011; 11:30 AM ET
Categories:  Allison Klein, Narcotics, Pr. William  
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Class dismissed!

Posted by: PublicEnemy1 | January 19, 2011 10:15 AM | Report abuse

Crickets chirping from the peanut gallery. I'll say it: savages and animals. Pushing dope on our communities.

Posted by: case50 | January 19, 2011 10:51 AM | Report abuse

Nail her to the fullest extent of the law. For a teacher to use or deal drugs is simply worse than the average person. If you don't want to be held to a higher standard for your behavior then don't go into education. Piece of garbage...

Posted by: BigDaddy651 | January 19, 2011 10:56 AM | Report abuse

Legalise Marijuana.
Tax it, and use the money for drug education and public awareness campaigns.
put the drug dealers out of business.

Posted by: MarilynManson | January 19, 2011 12:05 PM | Report abuse

They won't rip her a new one on here because she does not fit the profile. Poor misunderstood girl(snark)

Posted by: msdooby1 | January 19, 2011 1:24 PM | Report abuse

Here's a math related question:How many years in the can will you get for this stupid decision?

Posted by: UnknownHenson | January 19, 2011 1:52 PM | Report abuse

She is a thug who should be persecuted to the fullest extent of the law!!!

Posted by: dmcclure05 | January 19, 2011 3:06 PM | Report abuse

Here's an idea - let's presume her innocent until proven guilty - I realize that's quite a reach for you all, but this is still America... feel free to leave and head to Iran or China if you want to convict first and ask questions later... You are the problem with society as a whole and the filling of our prisons with wrongly convicted people - when (as jurors) you go in with the presumption of guilt rather than innocence as is required by Federal and State law....

Posted by: BrianMiddleRiverMD | January 19, 2011 5:11 PM | Report abuse

It's a VERY rough section of Prince William County. No crime is surprising there.

Posted by: lilhornie | January 19, 2011 5:19 PM | Report abuse

It's a VERY rough section of Prince William County. No crime is surprising there.

Posted by: lilhornie | January 19, 2011 5:20 PM | Report abuse

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