Child Abuse

West Virginia toddler trapped in stroller after dad passes out

Posted May 22nd, 2013 by

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 […]

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Jehovah’s Witnesses free boy tied to pole

Posted May 14th, 2013 by

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 […]

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

Posted April 19th, 2013 by

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 […]

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

Posted April 9th, 2013 by

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 […]

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

Posted March 26th, 2013 by

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 […]

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Mother allegedly beat toddler son with sippy cup

Posted March 19th, 2013 by

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 […]

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Kentucky mother allgedly abuses toddler inside pediatrician’s office

Posted March 11th, 2013 by

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 […]

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Pa. woman abandons infant in woods for ‘fresh start’

Posted February 28th, 2013 by

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 […]

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Dad arrested after spiking infant’s bottle with bleach

Posted February 20th, 2013 by

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 […]

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

Posted February 11th, 2013 by

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 […]

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Man alleges Lifetime Fitness trainer molested him as teen

Posted February 8th, 2013 by

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 […]

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100,000 child porn images in man’s possession

Posted February 1st, 2013 by

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 […]

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Arizona mother arrested for tying son to post

Posted January 28th, 2013 by

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 […]

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Teacher accused of molesting 20 children

Posted January 24th, 2013 by

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 […]

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Police: Youngsters removed from home, ‘feces everywhere’

Posted January 16th, 2013 by

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 […]

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