• Couple Arrested on a litany of Drug, DUI, and Child Abuse Charges after traffic stop

    Couple Arrested on a litany of Drug, DUI, and Child Abuse Charges after traffic stop

    A Safford couple was arrested and booked into the Graham County Adult Detention Facility on a number of drug, DUI, and child abuse charges after being pulled over for a traffic violation in the early morning hours of Aug. 10. During the traffic stop, the officer noted the child appeared to have

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  • Police: Bethesda Teacher Arrested for Sexual Abuse of Student

    Police: Bethesda Teacher Arrested for Sexual Abuse of Student

    The man is accused of sexually abusing a female student while he was a teacher and rowing coach at Walt Whitman High School between May and June of 2018. Shipley was arrested Tuesday by detectives with D.C. Police's Youth and Family Services Division. He faces charges of first-degree child

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  • Gibson Referred to Grand Jury for Child Abuse Charges

    Gibson Referred to Grand Jury for Child Abuse Charges

    Two suspects facing child sexual abuse charges have moved forward in the court system with one being referred to the grand jury and another scheduled for a preliminary hearing. The case of Tommy Gibson, 41, of Madisonville, was referred to a grand jury after he appeared in court on Friday for

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  • Chinese Primary School head Teacher Detained after former Pupils Accuse him of Sex Abuse

    Chinese Primary School head Teacher Detained after former Pupils Accuse him of Sex Abuse

    A primary school head teacher in central China has been detained on suspicion of child molestation, after multiple women reported him to the police. Police in Gongan county, Hubei province, said late on Saturday (Aug 21) that a 67-year-old man, identified only by his surname Liang, had been

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  • Five Carroll County Family Members Arrested for Child Abuse

    Five Carroll County Family Members Arrested for Child Abuse

    Investigators said it is a horrific case of child abuse in Carroll County that saw five family members charged. The investigation began when one child escaped. A 14-year-old girl was able to find someone who took her to the police station and told them what was happening to her and her brother

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  • Employee of Salt Lake Valley Youth Detention Center Faces Child Abuse Charge after Teen in custody Suffers Broken Arm

    Employee of Salt Lake Valley Youth Detention Center Faces Child Abuse Charge after Teen in custody Suffers Broken Arm

    An employee of the Salt Lake Valley Detention Center has been charged with second-degree felony child abuse, infliction of serious injury intentionally, after police say he used an unapproved hold on a 16-year-old boy in custody, breaking the child’s wrist. Lufusi Vea Ofa, 40, has been charged

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  • Lakeland Man Arrested for Child Abuse

    Lakeland Man Arrested for Child Abuse

    Polk County Sheriff’s Office detectives arrested a man for child abuse and resisting an officer without violence on August 16, 2021. Jose Luis Garcia, 29, of Lakeland was arrested on Monday for Child abuse (F3) and Resisting an officer without violence (M1). According to the affidavit, a

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  • Hockey Coach gets 13 to 15 years in Sexual Abuse of Boys

    Hockey Coach gets 13 to 15 years in Sexual Abuse of Boys

    A former private hockey coach in Marblehead pleaded guilty Monday morning to child rape and more than a dozen other charges related to the sexual abuse of eight boys — boys a judge called "heroic" for their willingness to come forward and likely spare other boys from being abused. Christopher

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  • Bahamian Mother Jailed for Failing to Report Child Abuse

    Bahamian Mother Jailed for Failing to Report Child Abuse

    A magistrate has sentenced a mother of seven children to four months in jail after she failed to report the abuse of two of her young children. Senior Magistrate Carolyn Vogt-Evans, Friday sentenced the 38-year-old woman, whose name has been withheld to protect the identity of her children,

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  • Adelaide Cardiologist Andrew McGavigan to spend year in Jail for Child Abuse Material

    Adelaide Cardiologist Andrew McGavigan to spend year in Jail for Child Abuse Material

    A prominent Adelaide cardiologist who had more than 9,000 files which included "deviant, distressing and disturbing" child abuse material will spend at least one year behind bars. Andrew Douglas McGavigan, 49, of Hawthorn, pleaded guilty to accessing and possessing child abuse material and

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  • Two Arrested after shocking Child Abuse Case

    Two Arrested after shocking Child Abuse Case

    It's one of those cases that when you see something say something - and for two people over the weekend that's exactly what they did when they saw a teenage boy standing alone on a street corner in Yigo. He was barefoot and nearly naked. The child didn't have any clothes on except for makeshift

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  • Man Sentenced to 2 years for Child Abuse

    Man Sentenced to 2 years for Child Abuse

    At his sentencing in Frederick County Circuit Court on Thursday for breaking a 6-year-old boy's leg while disciplining him during homeschooling, Bryan Joseph Kim said he took responsibility his actions. "The lessons from my mistake are not lost on me," Kim told Judge Alexander R. Iden before

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  • Former Grace Family Baptist Church Pastor Charged in Connection with Sexually Assaulting Child

    Former Grace Family Baptist Church Pastor Charged in Connection with Sexually Assaulting Child

    The former pastor at Grace Family Baptist Church posted bond after he was charged with continuous sexual abuse of a child, according to a press release from the Harris County Sheriff's Office. Stephen Bratton, 44, is accused of sexually assaulting a child from 2013, when she was 13 years old,

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  • Woman Charged with Failing to Report Child Abuse

    Woman Charged with Failing to Report Child Abuse

    The girlfriend of a St. Thomas man charged with assaulting a child appeared in court Wednesday, after being arrested and charged with failing to report the crime and take the child to the hospital for treatment for a broken collarbone. Jasmine Ware was arrested Tuesday and charged with

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  • Arizona state Lawmaker Resigns after Arrest on Child Sexual Abuse Charges

    Arizona state Lawmaker Resigns after Arrest on Child Sexual Abuse Charges

    Democratic Arizona state Sen. Otoniel "Tony" Navarrete resigned on Tuesday in the face of multiple felony charges in connection with allegedly sexually abusing a child. State lawmakers from both parties and GOP Gov. Doug Ducey had called for Navarrete to leave office afer he was arrested and

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  • Man Sentenced to 4-10 Years for Child Abuse

    Man Sentenced to 4-10 Years for Child Abuse

    A registered sex offender who was to have no contact with children has been sentenced to 4-10 years of incarceration for child abuse for an incident that occurred in October 2020. Jacob D. Balli, 23, was on probation for an attempted sexual assault of a minor that occurred in Utah when the

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  • Couple Charged for Filming Sexual Abuse of 5-year-old Girl

    Couple Charged for Filming Sexual Abuse of 5-year-old Girl

    A former Brockway couple were jailed after allegedly videoing the man engaging in sexual acts with the woman’s 5-year-old daughter. Both formerly of Brockway, were charged with various counts of rape of a child, sexual abuse of children, statutory sexual assault, involuntary deviate sexual

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  • Woman Found Guilty of Second-Degree Murder and Intentional Child Abuse for Death of 2-month old Infant

    Woman Found Guilty of Second-Degree Murder and Intentional Child Abuse for Death of 2-month old Infant

    A federal jury found Sophia Monique Zayas, 39, guilty of second-degree murder, intentional child abuse resulting in death, intentional child abuse resulting in great bodily harm, intentional child abuse not resulting in great bodily harm, and aiding and abetting on Thursday. Zayas will remain

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  • Ashford Paedophile Jailed after Paying Women in the Philippines to Abuse Girls

    Ashford Paedophile Jailed after Paying Women in the Philippines to Abuse Girls

    A paedophile who paid women in the Philippines to make videos of child abuse that he directed has been jailed. Ashford man Mark Terry used online payments to send women between £15 and £25 in exchange for videos of them sexually abusing girls. A forensic examination of his computer found a

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  • Victim calls Child Abuse Hotline to Report man for Sexually Abusing her

    Victim calls Child Abuse Hotline to Report man for Sexually Abusing her

    A victim contacted the Child Abuse Hotline to report a man who reportedly sexually abused her and her sister. On Aug. 4, the 16-year-old victim called the Child Abuse Hotline to report she was being sexually abused by Kristoffer Charles Carlin court documents say. Law enforcement located the

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