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June 10, 2016

Vermont State Police/Luring a Child/04-12-2016/Town of Proctor

STATE OF VERMONT

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY

VERMONT STATE POLICE

PRESS RELEASE

  

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

AGE:  45

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE:  Proctor, VT

 

VICTIM:  N/A 

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 

LODGED/LOCATION:  N/A    

BAIL:  N/A

MUG SHOT:  N/A