TWENTYNINE PALMS — An employee at the child care center at Twentynine Palms Marine base has been arrested and cited for cruelty to a child.
Pamela Cadwallader, 61, of Twentynine Palms was picked up by Sherriff’s deputies and taken into custody after reports of apparent cruelty to a child. She was cited and released, according to the San Bernardino County sheriff’s inmate location website.
Earlier in the month, deputies were dispatched to the Child Development Center at the Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center on March 17th, for an investigation into possible child abuse, according to a sheriff’s department news release.
A new release has been issued with their findings of that investigation:
Through an ongoing investigation, deputies found that a caregiver at the facility inflicted abusive physical punishment on the victims. The investigation revealed evidence that led to the arrest of Pamela Cadwallader. Cadwallader was booked into the Morongo Basin Jail for PC 273a(a) Cruelty to a Child
Cadwallader was booked into the Morongo Basin Jail for PC 273a(a) Cruelty to a Child
In March, 2014 — reports of child abuse surfaced at the same childcare center aboard 29 Palms base.