Springbook Employee Faces Charges

A Sidney woman faces felony charges for texting while driving as she was behind the wheel of a vehicle owned by the developmentally disabled organization where she had worked.

According to a news release from the NYS Justice Center for the Protection of People with Special Needs Christi L. Swartwout was charged with Endangering the Welfare of an Incompetent Person in connection with the incident last year where she was driving a Springbrook vehicle with a center patient as a passenger.

Swartwout is due back in court March 21.