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Teens Raped, Murdered 15-Yo Girl During Satanic Ritual

Posted by Sandra On February - 11 - 2014 Comments Off

imagesHOUSTON – Houston police have arrested two suspects for the vicious murder of a 15-year-old Clear Lake girl, whose body was found in an apartment that police say had evidence of “occult activity.” The body of Corriann Cervantes was found in a vacant apartment unit in the 16000 block of El Camino Real early Saturday morning. Houston police say there was evidence of occult activity in the apartment and on the victim’s body. Seventeen-year-old Jose E. Reyes has been charged with capital murder and a 16-year-old suspect has been referred to the Harris County Juvenile Probation Authority on charges of capital murder. READ MORE HERE


Jose E. Reyes Allegedly Murdered Corriann Cervantes So Friend Could ‘Sell His Soul To The Devil’

The sickening smile of the teen accused of the ‘satanic ritual murder

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Mother Told Police Where To Find 2-YO Daughter’s Body

Posted by Sandra On February - 11 - 2014 Comments Off

Sanford mother told police where she buried 2-year-old

Fryer--Rachel-jpgPUTNAM COUNTY, Florida —A 2-year-old Sanford girl was found buried in a shallow grave in Putnam County on Tuesday morning, police announced. Investigators from the Sanford Police Department, along with the Putnam County Sheriff’s Office and the Florida Department of Law Enforcement were following up on leads on the disappearance of Tariji Gordon after the child’s mother, Rachel Fryer, 32, turned herself in Monday. READ MORE HERE

Mother confesses to police

Exclusive video: Interview with father of toddler buried in Putnam County

Sanford police recover missing child’s body

Child Rapist Sentenced to 15-Years

Posted by Sandra On February - 9 - 2014 Comments Off

imageDuring his arrest last summer, Michael John Shaw told police he was acting like a “full-blooded pedophile” when he molested an 11-year-old boy and downloaded thousands of child pornography images. A judge treated him like one Thursday and sent him to federal prison for 15 years. Shaw, 39, of 234 Bennett St., Luzerne, previously pleaded guilty to a federal count of sexual exploitation of minors for receiving and distributing child porn from 2012 through June 2013. READ MORE HERE

Female Teacher Accused of Child Rape

Posted by Sandra On February - 9 - 2014 Comments Off

lincolnTACOMA — A 24-year-old female math teacher at Lincoln High School in Tacoma was arrested Thursday on suspicion of child rape and communicating with two minors for immoral purposes, an official for the Tacoma schools said. The woman is being held in a Pierce County Jail. Q13 FOX News is not naming her until she’s been officially charged. READ MORE HERE



‘Santa’ Sentenced to 20-Years

Posted by Sandra On February - 9 - 2014 Comments Off

William Brock pleaded guilty to 35 counts of possessing child pornography

santaporn9n-4-webAn Ohio man who told kids he was Santa Claus, seen here being arrested in July, was sentenced this week to 20 years in prison. His girlfriend, a former preschool teacher, is already behind bars for raping two children. An overweight, white-bearded man who told neighborhood children he was jolly old St. Nick was sentenced to 20 years behind bars for having a trove of child pornography on his computer. Trumball County prosecutor Gabe Wildman said William Brock told investigators he watched young girls in the community playing softball while having sexual fantasies about them. READ MORE HERE

2-YO Toddler In Critical Condition

Posted by Sandra On February - 8 - 2014 Comments Off

Police suspect he was beaten by mother’s boyfriend

aidenA 2-year-old boy who police suspect was beaten by his mother’s boyfriend in late January remains in is in critical condition, according to a report by Beacon Journal news partner WEWS in Cleveland. Kurtis Mathes, 23, of Johnston Court, has been charged with child neglect and assault in the incident, according to police. He is being held in the Summit County Jail. READ MORE HERE

5-YO Dies After Being Forced To Drink 2-Liters of Grape Soda

Posted by Sandra On February - 8 - 2014 Comments Off

1622117_10152181046022290_661534920_nSURGIONSVILLE, Tennessee - An East Tennessee couple accused of forcing the man’s 5-year-old daughter to drink more than 2 liters of grape soda and water, causing her brain to swell and rupture, was arraigned Friday on charges of murder, abuse and neglect. Randall Vaughn and his wife Mary will face trial in October. A judge ordered Friday that Mary Vaughn be represented by a public defender. Randall Vaughn will seek a private attorney. The couple did not enter a plea. They are jailed on $500,000 bond each. READ MORE HERE

Nellis Air Force Base Airman Arrested for Extreme Child Abuse

Posted by Sandra On February - 8 - 2014 Comments Off

lulzsec-arrestedLAS VEGAS — A Nellis Air Force Base airman is being held in Las Vegas after he was accused of causing severe head and body injuries to his 3-month-old son. Records show 31-year-old Andrew Leach remained Saturday at the Clark County jail pending a preliminary hearing Feb. 20 on a child abuse causing substantial bodily harm charge. READ MORE HERE

Teen May Be Charged With Child Porn After Posting Nude Pics of Herself

Posted by Sandra On February - 7 - 2014 Comments Off

article-2554350-1B48714C00000578-235_634x423A 16-year-old Virginia girl is facing a charge of distributing child pornography after tweeting nude pictures of herself. The James City County girl posted the pictures on or around January 30, and they were shared by various friends before a school resource officer was informed about them. The school staff member spoke to the girl and her mother before turning the case over to James City County police. READ MORE HERE

Mother Arrested for Allowing Daughters Rapist to Move Back In

Posted by Sandra On February - 7 - 2014 Comments Off

Police: Mom arrested for allowing convicted molester to move back in

offender2CLAYTON COUNTY, Georgia – A woman is in jail right now after police say she allowed a man who molested two children back into her home. Channel 2’s Tom Jones went to Clayton County where officers say the convicted sex offender sexually assaulted one of the victims again. “That’s disgusting and then for her to sit her and let(space)… you know. That’s awful,” said neighbor Aleia Berry. It was hard for neighbors of 31-year-old Darrika Driver to get the words out after hearing why police arrested her. READ MORE HERE

MeetMe.com Putting Minors At Risk

Posted by Sandra On February - 7 - 2014 Comments Off

San Francisco city attorney sues MeetMe.com, saying site puts minors at risk

meetme_website_20120927021836_320_240MeetMe.com, a social networking site, is enabling predators to target minors, San Francisco City Atty. Dennis Herrera charged in a lawsuit Monday. Herrerra said the New Hope, Pa.-based company MeetMe Inc. was violating California laws by relying on legally invalid consent from minors age 13 to 17 to reveal their real-time locations and personal information to strangers. Dozens of minors nationwide have been victimized by predators who found them on the networking site, and it has been implicated in several crimes involving sexual assault and illicit sex with minors in California, according to the suit. READ MORE HERE

FBI Rescued 16 Children from Super Bowl Sex Trafficking Ring

Posted by Sandra On February - 7 - 2014 Comments Off

45 arrested, 16 juveniles rescued in Super Bowl prostitution bust

images (1)Forty-five people were arrested and 16 juveniles rescued in a two-week crackdown on prostitution in the New York-New Jersey area leading up to last Sunday’s Super Bowl, Federal Bureau of Investigation officials said on Tuesday. The bureau said some of those arrested claimed they traveled to the site because of the high-profile football game, which drew an estimated 400,000 visitors to the region. The minors rescued ranged in age from 13 to 17 and included high school students and children reported missing by their families, the FBI said. READ MORE HERE

13-YO Boy Raped His Little Sister After Watching Porn on X-Box

Posted by Sandra On February - 5 - 2014 Comments Off

imagesA 13-year-old schoolboy raped his eight-year-old sister after watching pornography on an X-Box computer console, a court has heard. The teenager told police he used the games console to view explicit material before he ‘decided to try it out’. The boy said he targeted his younger sister because she was small and ‘couldn’t remember stuff’. READ MORE HERE

UN Calls for Vatican to Remove All Known/Suspected Pedophiles

Posted by Sandra On February - 5 - 2014 Comments Off

article-2552148-1B3690E100000578-197_634x424The United Nations has demanded that the Vatican ‘immediately remove’ all clergy who are known or suspected child abusers and turn them over to civil authorities, in an unprecedented and scathing report. The U.N. watchdog for children’s rights said the Holy See should also hand over its archives on sexual abuse of tens of thousands of children so that culprits, as well as ‘those who concealed their crimes’, could be held accountable. The watchdog’s exceptionally blunt paper – the most far-reaching critique of the Church hierarchy by the world body – followed its public grilling of Vatican officials last month. READ MORE HERE
UN panel’s recommendations to Vatican

Pope pressured to act on abuse after UN rebuke

Video: Catholic sex abuse victims’ ‘validated’ by scathing UN report

Macedonian Gov’t Criticized for Being Too Lenient on Pedophiles With Castration

Posted by Sandra On February - 5 - 2014 Comments Off


Macedonia adopted a bill imposing chemical castration on repeat offenders

The Macedonian government has been accused of being too lenient despite imposing laws which would allow pedophile repeat offenders to be castrated. Macedonia has adopted a bill imposing chemical castration on repeat offenders convicted of sexually abusing children. However, the country’s leading child protection group says the law is still too lenient. The Megjasi child protection group, which had campaigned for the procedure to be imposed on pedophiles, said today that the penalty should be mandatory for first time offenders. Lawmakers voted on Monday to make penalties harsher for convicted pedophiles increasing the maximum sentence to life imprisonment and imposing chemical castration on second-time offenders. READ MORE HERE


Brothers Molested A 13-YO Girl They Met On Facebook

Posted by Sandra On February - 5 - 2014 Comments Off

article-0-1B3A04D600000578-170_634x350Two Texas men were arrested this week after authorities near Houston say they both had sex with the same 13-year-old girl on multiple occasions. The two suspected child molesters also happen to be brothers. The Harris County Sheriff’s Office say 20-year-old Juan Gonzalez first contacted the 13-year-old on Facebook. He then arranged to meet her. READ MORE HERE

Father Sentenced for Horrific Child Abuse

Posted by Sandra On February - 5 - 2014 Comments Off

Newborn Found With 19 Broken Bones

steiger2GRAND RAPIDS, MI — David Steiger was sentenced Tuesday to between three-and-a-half and 10 years behind bars for a first-degree child abuse charge after his newborn son was found with 19 broken bones last summer. Steiger was arrested July 2, 2013 and according to MLive pleaded no contest to first-degree child abuse in January. READ MORE HERE

11-YO Boy Attempts Suicide After Being Bullied

Posted by Sandra On February - 3 - 2014 Comments Off

imagesRALEIGH – An 11-year-old boy is in the hospital after trying to commit suicide — the victim of bullying at school. It’s not a new problem in North Carolina, but this puts a new face on the age-old problem as Michael Morones remains in WakeMed with a tube down his throat and potentially life-long brain damage. Michael tried to kill himself, apparently because he could no longer take the torrent of bullying he was facing at school. ”He’s the kid that never walks. He dances everywhere,” said Michael’s mother, Tiffany Morones-Suttle. “He’s so full of energy. He’s always on the move. READ MORE HERE

Man Killed His Wife In Front of Their 6-YO Child

Posted by Sandra On February - 3 - 2014 Comments Off

Personal trainer who abused steroids and cocaine knifed his wife 58 times in front of six-year-old child after being released on bail for domestic violence

article-0-1B2BCD8900000578-98_306x423A personal trainer who stabbed his wife to death the day after being released on bail for domestic violence was jailed for more than 10 years today. Bulent Sessacar, 28, knifed trainee nursery nurse Rebecca Sessacar, 25, a total of 58 times in a frenzied attack in front of a six-year-old girl at their home in Croydon, south London. Mr Sessacar, who was abusing steroids and cocaine, had a history of violence and a police caution for battery of his wife. Two days before the killing he was arrested for assaulting Mrs Sessacar but was allowed to return to the family home after she said she did not want to press charges.READ MORE HERE

Mother Charged After 2-YO Dies From Overdose

Posted by Sandra On February - 3 - 2014 Comments Off


Boy, 2, dies after his mother ‘accidentally serves him methadone that she had stored in a Gatorade bottle’

TOOELE COUNTY, Utah — A toddler is dead and his mother behind bars as Tooele police are investigating after the child overdosed on methadone. Methadone is a pain reliever that can also be used to help recovering addicts through withdrawal symptoms. It’s a narcotic similar to morphine with side effects that can mimic heroine, and according to police: Three of Jill Goff’s five children tested positive for methadone in their system. READ MORE HERE

Man Arrested for Child Murder

Posted by Sandra On February - 2 - 2014 Comments Off

Man arrested on murder charge after 2-year-old child dies

quinton-stanleyDENVER — Denver police arrested a 26-year-old man was arrested Saturday after police said a 2-year-old child was found not breathing and died. Quinton Stanley is being held on a first-degree murder charge, said police spokesman Sonny Jackson. READ MORE HERE

Mom Confesses to Murdering Her 10-YO Son

Posted by Sandra On February - 2 - 2014 Comments Off

0130-pallavi-dhawanFRISCO — Police say the mother of a 10-year-old boy found dead in their suburban home admitted to killing him before officers discovered his body in a bathtub. Arnav Dhawan, 10, was found dead in the home where he lived with his mother and father in the 1500 block of Mountain View Lane, said Frisco police spokesman Brad Merritt.  According to a statement released by the Frisco Police Department, officers were called at about 6:32 p.m. to the home in the Hunters Creek neighborhood. READ MORE HERE


Court Finds Mom Guilty of Child Abuse Resulting in Murder

Posted by Sandra On February - 2 - 2014 Comments Off

Boys Left In SUVGRAND JUNCTION — A 12-person jury found Heather Jensen guilty of child abuse that led to the hyperthermia deaths of her two young sons in 2012, but the same jury found her not guilty of criminally negligent homicide. The split verdict came after a day and a half of deliberations following an emotional four days of testimony about the events surrounding the deaths of William Jensen, 2, and Tyler Jensen, 4. The boys died of overheating while strapped and locked in their mother’s SUV on a cold evening in late November. READ MORE HERE

Child Abuser Held On 1.5 Million Bond

Posted by Sandra On February - 2 - 2014 Comments Off

downloadChambersburg - Edy J. Aguirre, 30, is accused of assaulting and threatening two unidentified children ages 9 and 8, and will face a preliminary hearing Tuesday during Franklin County Central Court. Aguirre is charged with two counts of endangering the welfare of a child and three counts of terroristic threats, according to court documents. On Jan. 6, a member of the Franklin County Children and Youth Services spoke with the two children, who described Aguirre abusing them by verbally and physically threatening them, according to court documents. READ MORE HERE

Mother Arrested for Using Stun Gun On Children

Posted by Sandra On February - 2 - 2014 Comments Off

Florida woman arrested for using stun gun to discipline children as young as seven-years-old

article-0-1B240D1700000578-29_306x423A Florida caregiver faces child abuse charges after the relatives she looked after ratted on her use of a taser-like gun for discipline to school officials. Letina  Smith, 41, of Kissimmee, made the three children aged seven, eight and nine-years-old sit against the wall as they would in a chair with their arms out, but minus the chair – if they moved they would be zapped, she called it the ‘electric chair,’ officials said. READ MORE HERE

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