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D.A.: No charges to be filed against preschool teacher who tied up 2-year-old

Original post made on Apr 30, 2013

The teacher who taped a toddler at Centerpointe Christian Preschool in Pleasanton will not face criminal charges, a spokeswoman for the Alameda County District Attorney's Office said Tuesday. "We conducted a thorough review of the evidence presented and declined to file charges," said D.A.'s Office spokeswoman Teresa Drenick.

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Posted by Mike
a resident of Highland Oaks
on Apr 30, 2013 at 3:55 pm

"We conducted a thorough review of the evidence presented and declined to file charges," said D.A.'s Office spokeswoman Teresa Drenick.

Shouldn't this statement include the reason for not filing charges?


Mike


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Posted by Fair is Fair
a resident of Mission Park
on May 1, 2013 at 9:29 am

Teresa Drenick, I'll be the first to say a person is innocent before being proved guilty, but having the DA drop this criminal case is bewildering to me. You have pictures, you have statements from the defendant, you have a victim. What more do you need?? Would the DA have kept the case if the victim had been a 20 year old woman who was tied up and restrained against her will? I don't get it. I'll remember this when the DA is up for re-election.


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Posted by Sue
a resident of Castlewood
on May 1, 2013 at 3:37 pm

The evidence presented fell short of any criminal act. That's all.


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Posted by pathetic
a resident of Canyon Meadows
on May 1, 2013 at 6:23 pm

the fact is, our DA's office only charges the most winnable cases. what case law have you ever heard come out of alameda county? i'll tell you. NONE. it's because our DA will only charge slam dunk cases that are all but assured of not going to trial. plea's are the name of the game.


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