Former Superior Court Judge and Des Moines City Councilmember will make statement on April 18
KIRO 7 News has identified the bus driver as Des Moines City Councilmember Jeanette Burrage. The councilmember has also worked as a King County Superior Court Judge.
The video of the incident has also gone viral. Burrage is seen struggling with the 6-year-old special needs student who then hits her. Burrage then slaps the child back in the face.
Burrage filed to run for re-election just two days ago. Supposedly Burrage will provide a comment to the media tomorrow.
Here is a link to the video: http://on.aol.com/video/bus-driver-accused-of-slapping-special-needs-stu...
The King County Sheriff’s Office announced through a press release on April 16 that a 62-year-old bus driver with the Highline School District has been charged with Assault in the 4th Degree after slapping a student.