Mom charged with felony for recording device placed in bullied daughter’s backpack

Mom charged with felony for recording device placed in bullied daughter’s backpack
Sarah Sims sought to document bullying. (Image: Screen grab of WAVY 10 video)

[Ed. – Whatever this is, it certainly isn’t justice.  This is in the Ocean View area of Norfolk, VA.]

“I tried to be fair, but it’s not fair,” Sarah Sims said. “There is nothing fair about this.”

In late September, Sims said she had enough. She said her 9-year-old daughter was getting bullied at Ocean View Elementary.  She said repeated calls and emails to the school went unreturned.

“The thing that bothers me the most is that I am yet to get a response from anyone in the administration,” Sims added.

Sims says she took actions into her own hands.  She wanted to prove that nothing was being done to help her fourth-grade daughter. She put a digital recorder into her daughter’s backpack in hopes of catching audio from inside the classroom. …

The recorder was found. The 9-year-old was moved to a new classroom and, about a month later, police charged Sims.

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