School district nurse arrested for inappropriate behavior

Uvalde Consolidated Independent School District police arrested Morales Junior High School nurse Victoria Placencia, 24, for allegedly engaging in inappropriate behavior with a Uvalde High School student.

Placencia, a registered nurse who resides at 604 E. Pecos St., was booked into the Uvalde County Jail at 1:33 p.m. Tuesday. Her charge, according to the jail booking report, is for sale, distribution or display of harmful material to a minor.

UCISD communications director Anne Marie Espinoza said a student reported inappropriate behavior between Placencia and another student.

UCISD police investigated the complaint and, following interviews, Placencia was placed on administrative leave. 

“Effective today, Wednesday Feb. 20, the employee is no longer employed by the district,” Espinoza said.

To read additional comments from the school district, see the print edition of the Thursday, Feb. 12 Leader-News or log-in to the e-edition.


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