A Preston County trainer faces baby abuse expenses after allegedly placing duct tape over a scholar’s mouth and binding the kid’s fingers.
Cassandra “Candi” Diann Sisler, 43, of Terra Alta, and a trainer at Central Preston Center Faculty, was charged by West Virginia State Police on Friday with 4 counts of kid abuse leading to damage or creating threat of damage.
In line with legal complaints, the sufferer informed legislation enforcement that their trainer, who they recognized as Sisler, put duct tape over their mouth on Oct. 2, 3, 4, and 5 “in the course of class.”
The sufferer said the duct tape was positioned “from ear to ear” and once they had been in a position to take the tape off of their mouth their “lips had been sore.”
The juvenile additional alleged that throughout the Oct. 4 incident, Sisler grabbed their fingers and wrapped their wrists in duct tape along with taping their mouth shut, the criticism mentioned.
On Oct. 5, the scholar mentioned Sisler received a stronger tape and wrapped it round their head, over their mouth, and onto their shoulders.
Sisler is at the moment listed on the West Virginia Training Affiliation’s (WVEA) web site as a president of the Preston County Chapter of WVEA and has beforehand run for political workplace.
WVEA lists Sisler as a trainer at West Preston Center Faculty; nevertheless, Preston County Superintendent of Faculties Brad Martin confirmed Sisler was working at Central Preston when the alleged incidents occurred.
On the Preston County Faculties web site, Sisler is at the moment not listed with different school at any of the Preston County faculties. It’s unclear why her data is just not accessible on the positioning.
Martin was unable to reply particular questions relating to Sisler or the alleged incidents as a result of pending authorized matter, however mentioned the district is taking the matter critically and the suitable authorities have been contacted and are investigating.
“We’re taking all essential actions whereas this example is being actively investigated by authorities,” Martin mentioned.
Sisler was arraigned in Preston County Justice of the Peace Courtroom on Friday. A bond of $10,000 was set for every of the 4 counts of alleged abuse. Sisler posted the $40,000 whole bond and was launched from custody.