9-year-old Fla. girl faces felony charges after school bus tantrum

Jump to Last Post 1-6 of 6 discussions (8 posts)
  1. Stacie L profile image90
    Stacie Lposted 7 years ago

    November 1, 2011 4:18 PM

    9-year-old Fla. girl faces felony charges after school bus tantrum

    By Casey Glynn

    Officials say the girl jumped off the school bus Monday afternoon after spitting at staff members.

    Authorities say the girl walked away when she saw the deputy. She picked up a metal chair in a nearby yard and threw it at the deputy. When he said she was under arrest, the girl resisted by kicking and attempting to push him.

    Reportedly, no one was injured.

    She is charged with battery on a school employee and a law enforcement officer among other charges.

    http://www.cbsnews.com/8301-504083_162- … s-tantrum/
    i know a lot of teachers secretly cheering

  2. profile image0
    Emile Rposted 7 years ago

    I'm not getting anywhere through your link. Is the child emotionally or mentally disturbed? That behavior sounds off balance for that age group. I've seen several articles over the last few months where Florida officials made some crazy judgment calls. Isn't that where the boy in kindergarten got hit with a tazor when he wouldn't calm down?

  3. profile image0
    Brenda Durhamposted 7 years ago

    Are juveniles usually charged with felonies?
    Shouldn't the girl be charged with delinquency or something? 
    I'm confused.
    But I do know a 9-year-old is still a child, not an adult...

    1. paradigmsearch profile image88
      paradigmsearchposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      Could be, but this thread gave me a memory flashback. Remember this?


      One is never too young to be the incarnation of total evil. big_smile

      1. profile image0
        Brenda Durhamposted 7 years agoin reply to this


        I've heard of that movie, but never seen it;  but I've seen similar ones about "evil" children.  Trying to remember the names of the movies....ha...

        Well, I still agree with Stevennix and say a child is a child, and should be subjected to medical treatment and/or mental health care, etc., instead of being treated as a criminal.

  4. Stevennix2001 profile image89
    Stevennix2001posted 7 years ago

    Well I would recommend child counseling for the girl, since it's obvious she suffers from anger issues, but I know some hubbers will criticize me saying that it'll be allegedly psychologically damaging to them to get professional help.  roll

    By the way, I don't think the charges against the 9 yr old kid is fair, and it's unwarranted; thus I'd appreciate if nobody misunderstands this post, as I have a feeling a couple of people will.  All I said was that in my opinion, her parents should look into her obvious anger issues.  that's all.  Or if this is somehow an act of repressed feelings, then perhaps having her vent out her anger through some after school sports activity might help. 

    Personally, I think it's crazy to hear about all these adult charges being assessed to children, as I could've sworn it used to be that you had to be 18 yrs old before facing adult charges.  Now, that doesn't really seem to be the case....

  5. psycheskinner profile image83
    psycheskinnerposted 7 years ago

    She is being charged as a minor, probably a good way to get her mandated treatment even if the parents don't agree with it.

  6. paradigmsearch profile image88
    paradigmsearchposted 7 years ago

    I was going to say that this has all the earmarks of being a medical issue, at which point the felony would be tossed, but you both beat me to it.


This website uses cookies

As a user in the EEA, your approval is needed on a few things. To provide a better website experience, hubpages.com uses cookies (and other similar technologies) and may collect, process, and share personal data. Please choose which areas of our service you consent to our doing so.

For more information on managing or withdrawing consents and how we handle data, visit our Privacy Policy at: https://hubpages.com/privacy-policy#gdpr

Show Details
HubPages Device IDThis is used to identify particular browsers or devices when the access the service, and is used for security reasons.
LoginThis is necessary to sign in to the HubPages Service.
Google RecaptchaThis is used to prevent bots and spam. (Privacy Policy)
AkismetThis is used to detect comment spam. (Privacy Policy)
HubPages Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide data on traffic to our website, all personally identifyable data is anonymized. (Privacy Policy)
HubPages Traffic PixelThis is used to collect data on traffic to articles and other pages on our site. Unless you are signed in to a HubPages account, all personally identifiable information is anonymized.
Amazon Web ServicesThis is a cloud services platform that we used to host our service. (Privacy Policy)
CloudflareThis is a cloud CDN service that we use to efficiently deliver files required for our service to operate such as javascript, cascading style sheets, images, and videos. (Privacy Policy)
Google Hosted LibrariesJavascript software libraries such as jQuery are loaded at endpoints on the googleapis.com or gstatic.com domains, for performance and efficiency reasons. (Privacy Policy)
Google Custom SearchThis is feature allows you to search the site. (Privacy Policy)
Google MapsSome articles have Google Maps embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
Google ChartsThis is used to display charts and graphs on articles and the author center. (Privacy Policy)
Google AdSense Host APIThis service allows you to sign up for or associate a Google AdSense account with HubPages, so that you can earn money from ads on your articles. No data is shared unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
Google YouTubeSome articles have YouTube videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
VimeoSome articles have Vimeo videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
PaypalThis is used for a registered author who enrolls in the HubPages Earnings program and requests to be paid via PayPal. No data is shared with Paypal unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
Facebook LoginYou can use this to streamline signing up for, or signing in to your Hubpages account. No data is shared with Facebook unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
MavenThis supports the Maven widget and search functionality. (Privacy Policy)
Google AdSenseThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Google DoubleClickGoogle provides ad serving technology and runs an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Index ExchangeThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
SovrnThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Facebook AdsThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Amazon Unified Ad MarketplaceThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
AppNexusThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
OpenxThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Rubicon ProjectThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
TripleLiftThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Say MediaWe partner with Say Media to deliver ad campaigns on our sites. (Privacy Policy)
Remarketing PixelsWe may use remarketing pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to advertise the HubPages Service to people that have visited our sites.
Conversion Tracking PixelsWe may use conversion tracking pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to identify when an advertisement has successfully resulted in the desired action, such as signing up for the HubPages Service or publishing an article on the HubPages Service.
Author Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide traffic data and reports to the authors of articles on the HubPages Service. (Privacy Policy)
ComscoreComScore is a media measurement and analytics company providing marketing data and analytics to enterprises, media and advertising agencies, and publishers. Non-consent will result in ComScore only processing obfuscated personal data. (Privacy Policy)
Amazon Tracking PixelSome articles display amazon products as part of the Amazon Affiliate program, this pixel provides traffic statistics for those products (Privacy Policy)