STATE OF VERMONT
DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY
VERMONT STATE POLICE
CASE #: 16C101821
TROOPER: Detective Andrew N Todd
STATION: Rutland Unit for Special Investigations (RUSI)
CONTACT #: 802.747.0200 EXT 206
DATE/TIME: April 12, 2016
LOCATION: Proctor, VT
VIOLATION: Luring a Child
ACCUSED: Cynthia J. McKearin
CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Proctor, VT
AGE: 15 years old
CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: N/A
SUMMARY OF INCIDENT:
On April 12, 2016, the Vermont State Police were notified by the Department of Children and Family Services (DCF) their concern of an inappropriate relationship between McKearin and a 15 year-old student. McKearin is a para educator for the Sheldon Academy of Vermont Achievement Center (VAC) in the City of Rutland.
Through the investigation it was learned McKearin mentored the 15 year-old student at the VAC and communicated sexually with him through Facebook.
An attorney representing McKearin was issued a Citation to appear in Rutland Superior Court on June 13, 2016, to answer the charge of Luring a Child.
The Rutland Unit for Special Investigations (RUSI) is a multi-disciplinary team that investigates, prosecutes, and serves victims of sex crimes and child victims of severe physical abuse throughout Rutland County.
COURT ACTION: Yes
COURT DATE: 06/13/2016
COURT: Rutland Superior Court
MUG SHOT: N/A