Former Chesterfield teacher 2nd person charged with failing to report suspected child abuse, neglect

Former Chesterfield teacher 2nd person charged with failing to report suspected child abuse, neglect
(Source: NBC12)

CHESTERFIELD, Va. (WWBT) - A Chesterfield Public Schools employee and former teacher have been charged with failing to report suspected child abuse, neglect.

Rachel Snyder, 38, was arrested and charged with one count of failing to report suspected abuse/neglect of a child on. She was released on a summons violation. Sandra M. Thomas, 60, of Moneta, was arrested and charged with one count of failing to report suspected abuse/neglect of a child on Nov. 7

On July 16, the principal of Clover Hill High School notified police about a student who reported inappropriate text messaging. After further investigation, police found that Snyder, a paid clinician, and Thomas, camp director, at a camp hosted by the school, on or about June 20, failed to make mandated notifications about the incident.

Snyder is a current employee with the school system. Thomas is a former teacher with the school.

Anyone with information is asked to call police at 804-748-1251 or Crime Solvers at 804-748-0660.

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