Articles Tagged with abuse

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39-year-old James Larson Jr. was released from an 8-year prison term approximately two weeks ago. Since he was freed from the Oklahoma facility, Larson Jr. has been living at his father’s home in Lake Arrowhead, Missouri. 

During the second week of May, Larson Jr. was using a dating app when he made the acquaintance of a 31-year-old woman from Kansas City. 

According to reports, Larson Jr. invited the woman to come to his home for a visit. It is believed that she arrived on May 12. 

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A Florida woman was arrested after she allegedly put the child she was babysitting inside of a clothes dryer and turned the machine on, causing the boy to get injured. 

It is reported that 35-year-old Amber Christine Chapman babysits for a 4-year-old boy on a regular basis. 

On February 2, after Chapman reportedly provided childcare for the toddler, he was eating dinner with his mom when he told her that he was feeling pain. 

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Six people have been arrested for allegedly keeping a woman they met online captive for almost a week and forcing her to endure horrific forms of torture and abuse. 

Last November, a woman from Maine moved to Athens, Texas, to live with six individuals. It was reported that the woman became acquainted with the people online. 

When the woman decided that she wanted to move out of the residence, her roommates reportedly went to immense lengths to keep her from leaving. 

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Two women who work at a California daycare center allegedly fractured the skull of a child they were taking care of and reportedly did not let the parents know about the injury.

29-year-old Megan Maldonado resides in San Bernardino, and Felicia Ann Ferra, 50, lives in Yorba Linda. Both women are employees who provide daycare to the children enrolled at a Rancho Cucamonga Kiddie Academy Educational Childcare.

Last September, the authorities opened an investigation after the Loma Linda University Medical Center Pediatric Intensive Care Unit informed them about an eight-month-old boy’s injuries. The police were told that the infant’s skull was fractured, and it was believed that the injury might have come from abuse.

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A 4-year-old in Norwalk, California is in a coma in the hospital after his foster mother allegedly nearly beat him to death. 

Gabriela Casarez is a foster mother to a 4-year-old, and they reside in Los Angeles County. 

In the afternoon on October 28, the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department learned about a child that may have been subjected to severe abuse. They reported that the child was in immediate need of medical attention, and he was taken to the hospital where he was admitted to the intensive care unit.  

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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 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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