'I in all probability was seeming like a bully:' Mother will get arrested after confronting son's bullies at college


SIMPSONVILLE, S.C. — A South Carolina mother reached the tipping level together with her son’s bullies and wound-up getting arrested after confronting the youngsters at an elementary faculty.

Jamie Rathburn informed WSPA she stored a log of the bullying focusing on her third-grade son, Blake.

She mentioned she believes Greenville County Colleges failed to reply, so she went to Greenbrier Elementary College.

“I am not proper in my actions, however I am proper in standing up for my son,” mentioned Jamie Rathburn, of Simpsonville. “I really feel prefer it was dealt with poorly. I really feel like my son was uncared for in the truth that he would ask for assist and never obtain it. He was not being heard, which is why I acquired concerned,” she mentioned.

The Greenville County Sheriff’s Workplace mentioned she “started yelling at them whereas pointing her finger in a threatening method.”

“I in all probability was seeming like a bully at that time. I am not happy with it,” mentioned Rathburn.

“It’s by no means OK to confront different folks’s youngsters and to make use of foul language with them and threatening language with them,” mentioned Beth Brotherton, Greenville County Colleges District spokeswoman.

Rathburn informed her son she was making an attempt to guard him however is aware of she made a mistake.

“I informed him what I did wasn’t OK. It wasn’t. It was not OK. Mother should not have executed that, however I used to be upset and also you see what occurred after I allowed my feelings to regulate my habits. I did one thing silly and it acquired me arrested,” she mentioned.