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Bloomdale mother, upset that her son was left at the bus stop alone, confronted
the school and got arrested.
only thing that's important to me is the safety of our young children,
especially in today's society," said Angela West.
West says her 7-year-old son Seth was left alone at the school bus stop on
got on the bus, and then [the bus driver] asked him for the letter, and then he
didn't have the letter so she told him he could not ride the bus," West said.
letter was a disciplinary note. Elmwood school officials say Seth misbehaved on
the bus, and protocol calls for a note to be sent home with the child,
explaining to parents. The child must then present the note with a parent
signature within a set amount of time to be able to ride the bus again. If not,
they are asked to leave.
most certainly would not leave my house and leave him or my baby unattended
without another adult," West said.
Superintendent Tony Borton says the bus driver saw a parent by the bus stop,
and that's why Seth was left there. But that parent was not West, and when she
found out her son was left, she went to the school to talk to someone.
officials say she became angry, and they felt it was necessary to call the
school resource officer. That's when she was arrested.
a parent comes, even if they don't always like the answer from the school, you
know, they've got to remain calm, because there are kids present and we want to
always have a very safe environment for our kids and my staff," Borton said.
received misdemeanor charges, including resisting arrest.