Nov. 12, 2019
CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, VA – Chesterfield County Police have arrested and charged a former Chesterfield County Public Schools employee with one count of failing to report suspected abuse/neglect of a child.
On July 16, police were advised by the principal of Clover Hill High School about a student who reported inappropriate text messaging. Upon further investigation, it was discovered that Sandra M. Thomas, in her former capacity as director of a camp hosted by the school, on or about June 21, failed to make the appropriate mandated notifications about that incident. Thomas, a former Chesterfield County Public Schools teacher, is the second person arrested for a mandated reporting violation in relation to this incident.
Thomas, 60, of the 4400 block of White House Road in Moneta, Va., was arrested on Thursday, Nov. 7, and released on a summons for violating Virginia Code Section § 63.2-1509.
Police continue their investigation into this incident. Anyone with information should contact the Chesterfield County Police Department at 804-748-1251 or Crime Solvers at 804-748-0660 or through the P3 app.