Articles Tagged with abuse

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An Oklahoma mother is being held on a $100,000 bond after accusations that she abused her teenage daughter to the extent that the child reportedly intended to take her own life.

34-year-old Brianna Hale lives in Oklahoma City with her three daughters, and more than a dozen dogs.

On August 12, 911 received a call informing them that a person appeared to be preparing to jump from a second-story window.

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A man in Montana is facing felony charges after allegedly abusing his girlfriend on more than one occasion, and pointing a gun at her.

21-year-old Justin James Belgarde lives in Helena, Montana. He has sole custody of his two children.

According to Belgarde’s girlfriend, at the beginning of April, the pair got into a dispute resulting in the man causing her to fear for her life and safety.

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A daycare worker who tends to children in her residence was arrested after a baby died while in her care, and the authorities suspect she has abused several other children.

53-year-old Dana McNair lives in an unincorporated area of El Paso County. Though she reportedly does not hold a state license, she provides childcare in her house for several youngsters. The children reportedly range in age from 3-months to 7-years-old.

In early February, the El Paso County Sheriff’s Office was notified about an infant at McNair’s home who was unresponsive.

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A couple who owned and ran a Christian boarding school for girls are facing 102 charges for allegations that they regularly subjected several of their students to severe physical, mental and sexual abuse.

71-year-old Boyd Householder and his 55-year-old wife Stephanie live in Humansville, Missouri, where they opened the Circle of Hope Girls Ranch in 2006.

According to their mission statement, their aim was “to help young ladies who were destroying their lives through poor choices and behaviors, change their future.” They specifically provide service to “uncontrollable girls who won’t let their parents help them.” They report that their method is to use the Bible “to teach them that they are to obey their Parents [SIC] and the authority over them.”

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After a restaurant worker used a creative way to confirm that a child needed help, the authorities were notified leading to the arrests of the boy’s alleged abusers.

Florida resident Kristen Swann has an 11-year-old son.

On January 1, Swann’s child was with a man later identified as 34-year-old Timothy Wilson II.

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Two men were arrested after the authorities allegedly connected them to criminal activity using DNA left on a cigar at the site of grave robberies in a Florida cemetery.

43-year-old Brian Tolentino resides in Davenport, and 39-year-old Juan Lopez is a resident of Lake Wales. Both men originally hail from Puerto Rico.

Tolentino has a felony record, and Davenport worked as a police officer before they came to the incorporated U.S. mainland.

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A man and woman in Arizona are facing charges after the authorities asserted that they were forcing a young runaway girl to sell her body for sex and give them the profits.

In early October, a detective with an Arizona State Gang Task Force saw a group of women that he asserted were prostitutes, and he believed an underage girl was among the bunch.

He decided to stay at the location to keep an eye on the girl in question, and the detective reported that she approached a car and talked to the driver before getting in the vehicle.

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A Florida man accused of having sexual encounters with a teenage girl allegedly used snacks and $150 as an offering when unknowingly interacting with an undercover agent during a sting operation.

Gregory Thomas Garcia is a 34-year-old man who resides in Orange Park.

As reported by the authorities, Garcia began communicating online with a 16-year-old girl in a purported effort to arrange sexual encounters.

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A woman in the care of her daughter and granddaughter was reportedly discovered in a health-compromising state of neglect, and the authorities have charged the caregiving family members for the allegations.

47-year-old Shannon Tipton lives with and cares for her 74-year-old mother, of whom she has financial power of attorney, at a residence in Pittsylvania County. Shannon’s daughter, 26-year-old Brianna Tipton, also lives at the address. It was reported that Shannon is given payment from Medicare for the aid she provides to her mother.

On March 18, Sovah Hospital in Danville was administering treatment and care to Shannon’s mother, and after putting a Foley catheter in place the woman was released and allowed to return home.

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The mother of a teenage boy allegedly kneeled on his throat until he was unable to breathe as she reportedly threatened to end his life in the same manner as George Floyd’s.

37-year-old Keriann C. Smith lives in a Genoa City, Wisconsin apartment with her 14-year-old son, and a daughter whose age has not been disclosed at this time.

On June 20, Smith reportedly attacked her son and allegedly applied a substantial amount of pressure to the boy’s throat using her knee.

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