A former Connecticut public faculty worker accused of sexually abusing an 11-year-old boy was arrested once more for allegedly messaging an underage lady, breaking the situations of her launch, police mentioned.
Connecticut State Police arrested Alyson Cranick, 42, once more final week on two counts of first-degree violation of situations of launch after detectives decided the married mother of two had allegedly been messaging a 13-year-old lady on Snapchat, state police mentioned.
Cranick was first arrested on Nov. 14 on two counts of first-degree sexual assault and three counts of threat of harm to a toddler, that are felonies. The previous faculty worker is accused of sexually abusing an 11-year-old boy greater than a dozen occasions over July and August 2022, the Hartford Courant reported.
Police have been tipped off to the alleged abuse when the boy advised a member of the family he was having intercourse with the girl. Cranick allegedly picked the boy up 14 occasions final yr and drove him to secluded areas, together with a state forest, the place the 2 would have intercourse in her automobile, based on the investigation.
The girl allegedly usually met up with the boy in the course of the night time and would give him vitality drinks to maintain him awake, based on the affidavit. She additionally allegedly supplied to purchase the boy Apple AirPods and a BB gun.
“Cranick additionally despatched [the boy] an image of a letter beaded bracelet she made for him with the acronym ‘BFFFLWB,'” the warrant added. “[The boy] later defined that Cranick advised him ‘BFFFLWB’ meant ‘Greatest Pals for Life With Advantages.’ Within the Discord messages, Cranick advised [the boy] to not inform anyone it was about her and if any person requested, inform them it meant ‘Greatest Pals Perpetually for Life We’re Higher.'”
Cranick beforehand labored as a “paraprofessional” for the college system in Columbia, earlier than she was employed in February as an administrative assistant with Area Faculty District 19. She was positioned on depart in September, when police started investigating the sexual assault claims, and her employment was “ceased” when the police investigation concluded, the Hartford Courant reported.
After Cranick’s preliminary arrest on Nov. 14, she was arrested once more the next day and charged with two counts of first-degree sexual assault and two counts of threat of harm to a toddler. She posted bonds totaling $700,000, was launched and positioned on pretrial intensive supervision that stipulated she was barred from speaking with minors with out supervision.
Police mentioned they acquired a report from a “third-party” that Cranick had been messaging a 13-year-old lady on Snapchat on Black Friday. Cranick agreed to an interview with police, the place she argued she used Snapchat to message who she believed was a relative out procuring post-Thanksgiving offers. Cranick mentioned she believed her relative was utilizing the underage lady’s telephone to speak with the previous faculty worker, citing that she noticed her relative’s face in a photograph on the Snapchat account.
Police mentioned in remark supplied to Fox Information Digital that the underage lady reportedly unfriended Cranick on Snapchat on Nov. 16, however “re-friended Cranick” someday after. The minor’s dad and mom discovered of the Snapchat unfriending and re-friending ordeal through the procuring journey, based on police. Following the procuring journey, one of many lady’s dad and mom discovered that the minor and Cranick have been on a Snapchat “streak,” indicating the 2 had messaged consecutively for days.
“On account of the investigation, on 11/28/2023 investigators utilized for 2 arrest warrants for Cranick, charging her with one rely of Violation of Circumstances of Launch in Tolland County and one rely of Violation of Circumstances of Launch in New London County,” police mentioned.
Cranick is within the custody of the CT Division of Corrections on bonds totaling $1.5 million.