Articles Posted in Domestic Violence

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A disabled woman in the care of her husband and son was discovered living in unhealthy conditions and reportedly had maggots covering her decomposing flesh. Her family members are facing charges for the alleged abuse.

A Sugar Hill, Georgia, obese and bedridden elderly woman living with her husband and son as her caretakers lost consciousness last Thursday, and Gwinnett County Fire Department Emergency Medical Technicians responded to the call for help.

The fire crew that dispatched in response to the call had been to the woman’s home one month prior when they transported her back from a trip to the hospital and assisted her into her home with the use of a “Mega Mover;” a special tarp designated for moving very large patients. When they came back to the apartment this time they believed that the woman had remained upon the same tarp with which they brought her home on since their previous visit. The once-clean canvas was now allegedly stained with fecal matter and the woman’s legs appeared to be blackened and decomposing. Maggots and cockroaches were reportedly eating the dead flesh from her body and they did not believe she would survive.

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The mother of a 9-month-old boy has been accused of endangering her child when she allegedly failed to notice that the baby, who was in the car with her, had somehow exited the vehicle. The infant was discovered by people in the area who saw him crawling in the middle of a busy street without any supervision.

27-year-old Ledrika Ford and her son, accompanied by a family member whose identity has not been made public, were in a vehicle together with the baby buckled in one of the back seats. At an unknown time during their trip through Utica, NY, the child exited the vehicle without being noticed and began attempting to crawl across the street.

Passers-by spotted the infant on the road and stopped to assess the situation and assist the child. As some people attended to the crying child, several others tried to call 911 for emergency assistance.

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A woman and her father were arrested on suspicion of endangering the welfare of a child when during a visit to the movie theater a young girl allegedly began making noise, and the woman reportedly dumped popcorn on the little one’s head and hit her with the empty bucket.

On January 2, Celia Riggs and her family visited the AMC movie theater in Levittown, Long Island, for a showing of Star Wars: The Last Jedi. Riggs was accompanied by her husband Scottie, their three children, and her mother for the outing. Riggs and her clan chose their seats armed with their concessions.

25-year-old Keri Karman and her 61-year-old father Charles were seated next to Riggs and her family, and Karman was sitting directly next to Riggs’ 2-year-old daughter, Harley.

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A woman who said she saw her fiancé viewing pornographic material while he was masturbating was accused of domestic battery when she responded by physically harming him.

On February 13 Gayle Tindall, a 64-year-old Florida resident, happened upon her soon-to-be husband in the act of masturbation while watching porn. She reportedly became angry with him and they quarreled about it until the man left their home and went to work.

Tindall spent the day upset about the incident, and when her fiancé returned from work around 4:00 p.m. she was tending to outside chores. He went into their residence and Tindall followed shortly after. The couple continued their earlier argument and the man resorted to name-calling which further upset Tindall.

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A Connecticut couple that was reportedly in the midst of a physical fight inside of an automobile was apprehended by officers who discovered four ounces of marijuana and assorted paraphernalia in the vehicle.

On Wednesday evening Josh Wantanabe and his girlfriend Amanda Gordon, both 21-years-old, were allegedly involved in a physical fight while inside a car that was parked in an empty lot near the end of a highway exit ramp.

Just before 8:30 p.m. the Seymour Police Department issued a complaint to the Ansonia Police Department about the altercation and officers from both agencies met at the scene.

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A Moundville, Alabama man has been charged with domestic violence for accusations that he became physically aggressive with his roommate.

On Friday, 52-year-old Duane Barry Smith allegedly became upset when he ate a bowl of Cap’n Crunch cereal and learned that it was stale. He assumed that his roommate did not close the package properly after he had used it himself, and he called the man out on his supposed action.

Smith told the man that since he is lacking a full set of teeth it is painful to eat the cereal when it is not fresh. He reportedly then became angry and tried to force his roommate to remove his false teeth and chew some of the hardened product so that he could feel the discomfort for himself.

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A teacher from New York City who has been accused of performing oral sex on one of her 14-year-old male students entered a plea of not guilty to the criminal charges at a hearing on Saturday.

29-year-old Dori Myers has been employed as a social studies teacher at the New School for Leadership and the Arts in the Bronx since 2014. She also started a track team for the students of the school. Myers is the wife of a deputy sheriff, and they share a home in Rockland County.

On November 1, Myers was accused of sexually abusing one of her male students at a location off campus in Manhattan. According to reports, the teenager told one of his classmates that he had a sexual encounter where Myers administered oral sex, and the classmate informed the school principal of what he had been told.

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A frustrated wife reportedly shot two rounds from a gun at the wall above her husband’s head while he was sitting on the commode in their home.

Linda Jean Fahn and her husband Charles have been married for 32 years, and they share a home in Goodyear, Arizona. The couple had been in the midst of a two-days-long argument that came to a boiling point on December 30 while Charles was sitting on the toilet.

Linda, who communicated to law enforcement that she felt as if her husband was not listening to her, entered the bathroom abruptly and discharged two rounds of a firearm into the wall above him in a rather unorthodox attempt to get him to pay attention.

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A Florida man is suspected of constructing a contraption meant to cause injury by delivering a shock, and attaching it to the front door in an attempt to electrocute his wife who is currently with child.

On Tuesday, 32-year-old Michael Wilson, who is separated from his wife, allegedly told her that she should not use the garage door to enter her home because it was malfunctioning. He was also said to have made comments that involved keeping children from touching the front door. This alarmed his father-in-law and the authorities were notified about the questionable proclamation.

Flagler County Sheriff’s Department dispatched deputies to the house in order to investigate the situation, and they noticed charring near the handle of the door, and the door looked as if it was blocked off. They decided to enter the premises by kicking the door which reportedly threw a spark upon impact.

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An Oklahoma man who was left to care for his girlfriend’s child as she ran errands on Saturday is suspected of causing injuries to the boy by striking him as punishment for opening a Christmas present early without permission.

Bridgette Payne enlisted her boyfriend, Wesley McCollum, to babysit her 5-year-old son Ayrian while she finished her holiday errands. At some point during the time she was out shopping McCollum allegedly used physical disciplinary measures when he noticed Ayrian had gone under the Christmas tree and opened one of the wrapped gifts.

When Payne returned home McCollum informed her that he had sent Ayrian to bed early because of his misbehavior, and she went into the bedroom to check on her son. She became highly distraught when she noticed bruises covering his body and the impression of a hand on his face as if he had been slapped. When Payne asked the child what happened she reported that he told her, “Wesley hurt me bad mama.”