So far, 10 girls; ranging in age from 10 to 13 years old, have been identified as filing complaints or corroborating the complaint.
A Cover Up?
Miller is charged with one misdemeanor count of failure to promptly report child abuse or neglect. Sullins is charged with two misdemeanor counts of failing to report the alleged abuse.
Principal Miller was told of the problem in December. Her failure to report the complaints (as mandated by state law) resulted in 10 more criminal complaints in January.
School board members meeting Thursday night delayed further action against Perry Superintendent Scott Chenoweth, who was suspended by the board earlier in the week. No reason was given for Chenoweth's suspension.
Officer Smith said he is looking into whether there were other teachers or administrators who were aware of the accusations.