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Teacher Surrenders To Police

30 year old Cara Dickey, a school teacher from Clarence, NY has been arrested and charged with unlawfully dealing with a child, in the first degree, unlawful imprisonment in the first degree, promoting a suicide attempt and endangering the welfare of a child, in connection with her disappearance last month. Ms. Dickey surrendered to detectives at Buffalo Police Headquarters Thursday morning, and was formally booked on the charges. She was arraigned in Buffalo City Court, and is being held at the Erie County Holding Center in lieu of $5,000 bail. Sex Offense Squad Detectives Deborah Buyers and Karyn Carney charged that Dickey committed the offenses between 12 noon on June 16th and 1pm the following afternoon. New York State Police investigator Christine Borowski, who is assigned to the Child Advocacy Center, assisted in the investigation.

Ms. Dickey and a student from the South Buffalo Charter School had disappeared June 16th, and were located separately the following day - the student at McKinley Mall and the teacher was located by State Police investigators in Springville. "An immediate investigation was commenced in the disappearances. This arrest is the result of that investigation, thus far," said Dennis J. Richards, Chief of Detectives for Buffalo Police.