Articles Tagged with neglect

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A Florida woman is facing charges after she allegedly tried to nab children from two of her neighbors while two youngsters were reportedly left unattended in her own home.

On August 18 around 2:00 am, a woman from Palmetto allegedly left her residence while two children remained inside alone.

The woman reportedly went to the home of one of her neighbors and went inside, telling a grandmother that she was going to collect and take care of her 1-year-old grandson.

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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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Two brothers in New Jersey were arrested after allegedly kidnapping 4 young girls who were walking together, in addition to reportedly raping three of the alleged victims.

Early in the morning on April 22, four girls ranging in age from 12 to 14 were walking together in Millstone.

A vehicle with two men inside reportedly rolled up to the young ladies and offered to provide them with a ride.

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A woman was accused of child neglect after she allegedly left a young boy to fend for himself in a residence without electric or water services, and with no food in the home.

A 9-year-old boy who had been living under the supervision of a man until February 9 was reportedly left by himself after the man was placed in jail.

A woman, identified as 39-year-old Autumn Lee Bleede, was reportedly involved in the task of providing care for the boy, but her relationship to him was redacted from the official documents.

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A Washington County resident has been accused of keeping her care-dependent sister trapped inside of a wooden cage in an unclean home and denying the woman access to food and medications.

53-year-old Loretta Lancaster lives with her sister, 51-year-old Leona Biser, who provides care for the woman. Lancaster has reportedly suffered from meningitis since she was young, and the woman requires a caregiver to assist with her daily needs.

On November 22, a special agent with Adult Protective Services placed a call asking for law enforcement to come to Lancaster’s home when they allegedly discovered that Lancaster lives inside of a locked handmade wooden cage.

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The mother of a 5-year-old is being held legally accountable after her son was discovered in the washing machine while it was turned on.

30-year-old Heather Oliver and her family reside in Elwood, Indiana.

On August 16, Oliver reportedly woke up and got out of bed around 9:00 am, and began her morning after she thought she spotted her son asleep in his room.

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When a man accused of neglecting his canine was visited by an animal control officer, he allegedly detained her in his home and brandished weapons while threatening the lives of the police and his neighbors.

On October 8, Palm Beach County Animal Care and Control sent an officer to inspect a report about a man who might be failing to give proper care to his dog.

When the officer arrived, the man, identified as 43-year-old Brian Tran, did not appear to be home at the time. A short time after, the officer said Tran returned to the residence in his vehicle and she believed he drove the car in her direction in an attempt to display aggression.

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A Florida couple has been accused of holding their purportedly adopted daughter’s hostage and subjecting them to various forms of abuse for many years.

Mirko Ceska, 58, and Regina Ceska, 55, reside on a property with a home and small farm in Crawfordville, Florida. Some of their neighbors reported that they always believed the couple was introverted by nature and lived on the land by themselves.

The Ceska’s adopted 12-year-old twin girls over 10-years ago.

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In response to child abuse allegations that the authorities have deemed “horrific,” a woman and her boyfriend are facing felony charges for the reportedly abominable chosen method of punishment believed to be used on two youths.

25-year-old Sabrina Irene Emerick has two boys, ages 5 and 7, with whom she and her boyfriend reside in Greenville, South Carolina.

In early April 2018, one of the children went to school and the staff believed that he was showing signs to cause them to suspect he might be a victim of abuse. The suspicions were reported to the Department of Social Services and they immediately began to explore the validity of the claims.

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The driver of a school bus in Indiana has been accused of allowing three students, the youngest age 11, to drive the bus with other children onboard.

On Thursday, 27-year-old Joandrea McAtee was charged with driving the bus to deliver children home after school. While making her stops she allegedly allowed three of the children on board to take control of the wheel for a period of time, and additionally reportedly provided instructions on how to properly operate the vehicle.

The students who were allegedly allowed to drive the bus, ages 11, 13, and 17, did so while other children were passengers. They reportedly took turns at the wheel while driving in a remote, rural area.

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