Former Blount County bus aide indicted for distributing harmful material to a minor
From The Trussville Tribune staff reports
BLOUNT COUNTY – Cynthia Bible Hollis, 44, of Cleveland, was indicted for allegedly distributing harmful material to a minor, according to court records. The indictment alleges violation of Section 13A-12-200.5 of the Code of Alabama .
Hollis was employed by the Blount County Board of Education. She was released on a $5,000 bond after being booked into the Blount County Jail on October 30.
According to Carol Robinson, the charges stemmed from Hollis’ time as a bus driver for the school system.
Details of her alleged crime weren’t made available in court records, Robinson reported. But Blount County District Attorney Pamela L. Casey encouraged all parents to be aware of activity on their child’s phone and to report any activity that they deem inappropriate.
The grand jury indictment was signed by circuit court judge Steven King on September 25.
Hollis has pleaded not guilty to the charges. Her arraignment is set for December 13.
Section 13A-12-200.5 of the Code of Alabama states it shall be unlawful for any person to knowingly or recklessly distribute to a minor, possess with intent to distribute to a minor, or offer or agree to distribute to a minor any material which is harmful to minors.