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Watertown, Connecticut’s Kerry Lyn Caviasca charged with reckless endangerment, risk of injury to minor

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Kerry Lyn Caviasca, 36, of Watertown, Litchfield County, Connecticut, United States was recently arrested. She was charged her with two counts of risk of injury to a minor and two counts of second-degree reckless endangerment.

Caviasca is a teacher for Waterbury Public Schools and she is responsible two children aged 9 and 11. She was accused of leaving the two children home alone for two days and nights while she traveled out of Connecticut.

The two children were not hurt, according to Watertown Police Department detective Mark Conway. On January 15, 2022, Caviasca was arrested and was later released after posting a $5,000 bond.

Kerry Lyn Caviasca (©Watertown Police Department)
Kerry Lyn Caviasca (©Watertown Police Department)

Because of the allegations, the Waterbury teacher is currently on leave. She is expected to appear in Waterbury Superior Court on January 25, 2022.

“Waterbury Public Schools has been informed of a pending allegation regarding a Waterbury Public School staff member,” Waterbury Public Schools said in a statement obtained by WTNH. “The alleged actions do not represent the values of our district. The teacher has been placed on leave while the District conducts an investigation.”

Aside from Watertown, Caviasca has lived in other parts of Connecticut including Thomaston. She previously lived in Palmdale, California, USA and in different parts of New York, USA including Yonkers and Purchase.

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Watertown was officially incorporated in 1780. The town is bordered to the southeast by the city of Waterbury, New Haven County, Connecticut.

Mark A. Raimo, the incumbent town manager of Watertown, was officially appointed on September 8, 2020. He is a longtime resident of the town and a former Watertown Police Department lieutenant.

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