Killeen News Now – Heather Kinnamon pleaded guilty to physically assaulting a Rancier middle school assistant principal.
Heather Kinnamon, 42, of Killeen, was indicted on a third-degree felony charge of assault of a public servant in connection to a 2020 incident. A grand jury found reason to indict Kinnamon on March 3, 2021. On Monday, April 18, Kinnamon entered a guilty plea. A judge set her sentencing hearing for June 2. Records show that she previously had posted a bond of $40,000.
According to an affidavit, on November 3, 2020, Killeen ISD police responded to an assault at Rancier Middle School. Upon arrival, officers met with the victim, a middle school assistant principal. The assistant principal responded to a classroom where a student assaulted a student-teacher, threatened to kill other students, and injured himself. Kinnamon, the student’s mother, arrived as the student was exiting the classroom. The student punched the assistant principal on the way out. The assistant principal attempted to restrain the student and was pushed and hit by Kinnamon, causing bodily injury and pain.