On 7/2/2018 the Newville Police Department received a report of child abuse from Cumberland County Children & Youth Services. CYS reported that 5 children between the ages of 4-11 were alleged to have been abused in the Newville Borough.
All 5 children were interviewed. They reported being abused by their mother's boyfriend David Michael Flaherty since January of 2018. The children reported that Flaherty helped their mother with disciplining them. They reported being beaten with multiple instruments by Flaherty sometimes when their mother was present and sometimes not. The children reported having black and blue marks, having trouble sitting or sleeping, and having trouble with mobility.
White was also alleged to have been present during times when the children were given extraordinarily hot or cold baths.
White was charged and taken into custody on August 3, 2018. She is charged with 5 counts of Endangering Welfare of Children. White was arraigned and bail was set at $10000. Her preliminary hearing is scheduled for August 9.