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Lunch lady charged for paying student to beat another kid

Brooke Wilson-Johnson, 18, denies the allegations, saying the $1 she gave a student was a 'thank you' for standing up for her

By Monica Scott

GRAND RAPIDS, MI — The former Campus Elementary lunchroom aide who allegedly paid $1 to have a fourth-grader "roughed up" by fellow classmates has been charged with two misdemeanors, said Grand Rapids Police Lt. Patrick Merrill.

Merrill said Brooke Wilson-Johnson, 18, of Grand Rapids, who was fired, is charged with disorderly conduct and aiding and abetting delinquency, after an investigation into the Oct. 7 incident.

But Wilson-Johnson, who allegedly attempted to pay students to beat up the child in retaliation for his behavior that included calling her a "pregnant b----," denied to detectives that she tried to have the 9-year-old beaten up, according to a police report.

 Full Story: Former Grand Rapids lunch lady charged with crimes for allegedly paying $1 to have child beaten up

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