Category Archives: Child Abuse

West Virginia toddler trapped in stroller after dad passes out

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A West Virginia toddler was rescued early Wednesday morning after a neighbor called police after hearing a child scream and cry for several hours in an apartment next door to the caller. When Charleston Police arrived at the home around 12:40 am EST, they found a baby strapped inside a stroller, unable to get free. The baby’s […]

Jehovah's Witnesses free boy tied to pole

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A 12-year-old Miami, Fla., boy was freed after a group of Jehovah’s Witnesses found him tied to a pole on his father’s property for hours, while his father went shopping. Adolfo Guzman, 40, was arrested on Sunday and charged with aggravated child abuse after allegedly tying the boy up as a punishment. Guzman claims he […]

Michigan teen held captive inside make shift torture chamber for 4 years

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A 15-year-old boy was found on Thursday, after he reportedly had been held captive by his mother and her boyfriend for at least four years inside a makeshift attic room in Michigan. The boy’s mother, Susan Bardo, 46, and boyfriend, Carl Pellinen, were arrested on Thursday, charged with torture, child abuse and sexual assault. According […]

Barefoot tot found in middle of intersection, holding Mike's Hard Lemonade

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A 2-year-old toddler boy was found on Sunday, standing in the middle of Hastings, Minn., intersection, barefoot and holding two bottles of Mikes Hard Lemonade alcoholic beverages. The baby’s father was charged with child endangerment on Tuesday after police were called to the scene, but were unable to locate the youngster’s parents. Two-and-half hours after […]

Father accused of leaving 4-year-old home while he worked

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A Port St. Lucie, Fla., man was arrested on Monday after a tipster notified the police that the man was leaving his 4-year-old daughter at home alone all day. Port St. Lucie police say Curtis Lee Larmore, 26, was allegedly leaving his preschool daughter home alone to fend for herself, Monday through Friday, between 11 […]

Mother allegedly beat toddler son with sippy cup

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A Warrenton, Mo., mother was arrested  and charged with child abuse after police said say she hit her son over the head with a sippy cup and frequently knocked  him to the ground, according to a news report on Tuesday from the St. Louis Post-Dispatch. Heather R. Baugh, 28, told police that an abrasion to […]

Kentucky mother allgedly abuses toddler inside pediatrician's office

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A Louisville, Kentucky woman has been charged with criminal child abuse after she allegedly dragged her 1-year-old boy around a pediatrician’s waiting room and threw the boy into a chair on Friday. Staff from the doctor’s office called police after one of the receptionists noticed the victim’s mother, Chelsie Immes, dragging the child around causing […]

Pa. woman abandons infant in woods for 'fresh start'

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A Wall, Pa. woman allegedly abandoned her eight-month-old daughter in the woods because she didn’t want to care for her any longer. Jennifer Cutruzzula, 24, has been arrested and charged with endangering the welfare of a child after neighbors say they witnessed her walking into the woods with her baby in her arms and reappearing […]

Dad arrested after spiking infant's bottle with bleach

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A 20-year-old Oscala, Fla. father was arrested on Sunday after allegedly putting bleach inside his 2-month-old daughter’s bottle. Police believe the suspect, Carron Washington, intentionally spiked victim Caelynn Washington’s baby bottle because he was angry, but Carron denies those allegations. Carron says he’s no child abuser, claiming only to be guilty of poor judgement. Carron […]

14-year-old accused of beating 7-month-old sister to death

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Johnathan Aguiluc, 14, of White Oak, Md., has been charged with the brutal beating and murder of his 7-month-old baby sister, Larissa Yanes. Aguiluc is expected to go before a judge on Monday. Aguiluc is being held without bond on a first-degree murder charge after his mother found his baby sister lifeless upon returning home […]

Man alleges Lifetime Fitness trainer molested him as teen

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A 22-year-old Naperville, Ill. man has filed a lawsuit against Lifetime Fitness alleging one of their personal trainers groomed and molested him for an extended period of time starting when he was 16-years-old. The unidentified plaintiff claims that 60-year-0ld Robert Theodore went through an extensive grooming period where he wooed the teen’s parents and and […]

100,000 child porn images in man's possession

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A Ceres, Calif. man was arrested Friday morning after the FBI and Stanislaus County Sheriff’s Department found over 100,000 images of child pornography in his possession. The investigation started in October when someone called 911 and reported that George Pires, 52, was in possession of child pornography.  Details of the October 911 call were not […]

Arizona mother arrested for tying son to post

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An Arizona mother was arrested on Wednesday after a tip from a neighbor led them to the home of Jaica Rowley, 36-years-old, where her 11-year-old son was found tied to a post. Police say the boy was zip-tied by his hands and feet, the same kinds of zip ties police use to secure criminals in […]

Teacher accused of molesting 20 children

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Robert Pimentel, 57, a former fourth grade teacher at George de la Torre Jr. Elementary School in the Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD), was arrested on Wednesday for allegedly committing lewd acts and sexually abusing 20 children and one adult.  According to court records, prosecutors have filed 15 charges involving sexual abuse and lewd […]

Police: Youngsters removed from home, 'feces everywhere'

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Two young children were removed from a Kelso, Wash. home on Saturday after their father contacted police about alleged neglect in the home of the children’s mother, Nicole Jacob. When police arrived at the home, they found two young children, ages 2 and 7, who were without clothes and living in squalor. The children were also […]

Father accused of tying up toddler, placing him in cage

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Michael D. Kitzman, 34, of Little Chute, Wisc., has been charged with child abuse after police say the man beat his 2-year-old son, tied him up and placed in him a dark room in a dog kennel. Although the alleged abuse incident happened in Oct. 2012, police filed their final report on Jan. 7 after […]

Toddler dies from chili powder punishment

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A 2-year-old, Calif. toddler died on Sunday after ingesting chili powder which police believe was given to her as a form of punishment by the girlfriend of the toddler’s father. Amanda Sorenson, 21, was arrested on Monday on suspicion of child abuse resulting in death after an investigation led police to suspect that Sorenson force […]

Mother arrested after losing son in filthy apartment

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A Sacramento, Calif.  mother of two, Christina Milligan, 30, called 9-1-1 to report her 9-year-old autistic son missing and was arrested after Sacramento County Sheriff deputies located the missing boy.  When the deputies arrived at Milligan’s apartment, they found extremely filthy living conditions.  The deputies found dirty diapers, old food, and trash covering the floor […]

Youngster in hospital after father cuts pentagram into his back

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A 6-year-old Richland Hills, Texas, boy spent 18 hours in the hospital after his father carved a pentagram into the boys’ back. The boy’s father, Brent Troy Bartel, admitted he assaulted the boy when he called 911 to report that his son was injured and bleeding. In an audio obtained by KSDK, Bartel can be […]

8-year-old suffers abuse for putting slippers on wrong feet

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An eight-year-old Houston, Texas, boy, was taken to Texas Children’s Hospital on Oct. 1, after police went to the boy’s home to investigate a report of an injured child. On Dec. 6th, a criminal complaint was filed against the boy’s father, Jonathan Walker, 26, for allegations of child abuse. Medical reports from the hospital state multiple injuries including a […]

Father's girlfriend charged in connection with10-year-old daughter's death

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An Oregon woman has been arrested after police believe her longtime boyfriend’s daughter, 10-year-old Miranda Crockett, died suspiciously in her care. Chandra Rose has been charged with two felony counts of criminal mistreatment and reckless endangerment misdemeanors. Police have not yet charged Rose with murder and have not stated whether she is being investigated for murder until […]

Father allegedly punches newborn son in face, infant dies

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A North Carolina couple was arrested at their home on Tuesday after police came to the couples home to respond to unresponsive newborn named Kahn. The baby’s parents, Brian Jack Frazier, 20-years-old, and Stefany Renee Ash, also 20-years-old, were arrested because police believed the couple were involved in the 2-week-old infant’s death. The case went […]

4-year-old left outside in the cold; toddler sister inside locked inside cage

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A North Tulsa, Oklahoma, man has been credited this week for saving the lives of three young children who were being woefully neglected while their father was allegedly passed out on prescription medications and alcohol. According to Oklahoma News 6, neighbor Matt Testerman called the Tulsa police on Sunday night after he heard a child screaming and […]

Ohio toddler found dead of malnutrition, siblings removed from home

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An 18-month-old Ohio boy was found dead last week after his oldest sibling found him in a bedroom unresponsive. All boy’s siblings have since been removed from the home while their parents are being investigated for child neglect. The parents could face possible manslaughter charges. When police arrived at the Ohio home last Tuesday, they […]

5-year-old boy in coma after mother's boyfriend beat him

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A 5-year-old Houston, Texas, boy is in critical condition today after his mother’s boyfriend, Robert Bertrand Lewis Jr., 35, allegedly beat him so severely, he fell into a coma. The boy’s mother reportedly left her youngster in the care of her boyfriend on October 12 while she attended traffic court. The mother told police that the pair […]