On September 7, 2014 Ramapo Police were notified by a a few parents that a few students, ages 6 through 9, from the Cheder Chabad Boy’s School on 246 N. Main St., Spring Valley, were dropped off on September 5, 2014 after school approximately 30 minutes later then their designated time – and at a location approximately one mile from their designated stop. The parents also reported that the students appeared dehydrated and scared.
Upon further investigation the Ramapo Police Department charged the bus driver of the East Ramapo Central School District Bus Co., Floyd James, age 53, of Chestnut Ridge, NY, with Endangering the Welfare of a Child, a class A misdemeanor.
James was arraigned before Judge Simon in the Town of Ramapo Justice Court and released on recognizance for a future court appearance on October 7, 2014 at 9:00 a.m.
(YWN Monsey Newsroom)