Elizabeth M. Hatzidakis, St. Lucie County teacher, arrested for contributing to delinquency of minor
WPTV Web Team
4:45 PM, Jan 31, 2013
9:55 PM, Jan 31, 2013
A St. Lucie County High School teacher, accused of using drugs and drinking alcohol with a male student, has been arrested.
The St. Lucie County Sheriff's Office says 33-year-old Elizabeth M. Hatzidakis of Port St. Lucie is currently in jail and faces a bond hearing Friday if she can't raise $19,000 bail.
The sheriff's office said it acted on a tip from the student's father.
"The investigation showed that she purchased drugs from the student and consumed drugs and beer with the student at her home," St. Lucie County Sheriff Ken J. Mascara said in a written release.
The student is now 17.
According to the arrest affidavit the student said he had been supplying Hatzidakis with prescription pills since last June. In the affidavit the student describe one encounter in which he and Hatzidakis drank Bud light, took Oxycodone pills and smoked weed until they both passed out on her couch.
Hatzidakis faces charges of contributing to the delinquency of a minor, possession of a controlled substance, possession of less than 20 grams of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia.
According to the sheriff's office Hatzidakis admitted to being in possession of Hydrocodone and that this had not been prescribed for her. It said officials found marijuana and drug paraphernalia at her home on San Esteben Avenue in Port St. Lucie.