"She was one of my best friends for 30 years...I will miss her patience, advice and wicked sense of humor. She was a once-in-a-lifetime friend and colleague," said Carla Hubert, a colleague of Cherie Dandurand at Woodbury Central Middle School.
The lawsuit alleges the 19-year-old woman, who was attending a racial justice protest in May, was trying to flee tear gas when she was struck in the face by a projectile fired by an officer acting to disperse a crowd of protestors with rubber bullets.
According to the U.S. Attorney's Office, Thompson was stopped twice by law enforcement officers in 2019 and found in possession of meth. He had been selling sizable quantities of meth since he had been released from federal prison.
Doug Winters alleged the district expected him to continue working while he recovered from serious shoulder injuries and later eliminated his position and fired him for filing workers' compensation claims.