The Preston County instructor accused of kid abuse after allegedly utilizing duct tape on a pupil’s mouth and fingers had a preliminary listening to earlier this week in Preston County Justice of the Peace Court docket.
Court docket data present possible trigger was discovered within the case of Cassandra “Candi” Diann Sisler, 43, of Terra Alta, who was a instructor at Central Preston Center Faculty. The case will now transfer as much as Preston County Circuit Court docket.
Prison complaints filed by West Virginia State Police say the juvenile sufferer alleged Sisler used duct tape to cowl their mouth and at occasions bind their fingers and arms throughout class every day Oct. 2-5.
The sufferer mentioned Sisler positioned the duct tape “from ear to ear” and that their “lips had been sore” after they had been in a position to take the tape off their mouth.
The juvenile additional alleged that on Oct. 4 Sisler not solely taped their mouth but additionally grabbed their fingers and wrapped their wrists in duct tape. On Oct. 5, the coed mentioned Sisler obtained a stronger tape and wrapped it round their head, over their mouth and onto their shoulders, the criticism mentioned.
Sisler is dealing with 4 counts of kid abuse leading to harm or creating danger of harm by West Virginia State Police in relation to the allegations.
Following Sisler’s arrest, Preston County Superintendent of Colleges Brad Martin assured that the district is taking the matter critically and the suitable authorities have been contacted and are investigating.
“We’re taking all vital actions whereas this case is being actively investigated by authorities,” Martin informed The Dominion Publish. He was unable to reveal extra info as a result of pending authorized matter.
Sisler was launched from custody after posting a complete bond of $40,000 ($10,000 for every of the 4 counts). She’s going to now await scheduling in circuit court docket.