MADISON COUNTY, Indiana — Indiana State Police are asking for the public’s help in locating a man wanted for child molesting and incest. Police say 31-year-old Shawn Anderson is wanted on a seven count felony warrant for those charges. Anderson is a white male, 5 feet 7 inches tall, weighs about 140 pounds, has blue eyes and brown hair. READ MORE HERE
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Herrera-Martinez wanted on child molestation charges
Chino Valley police are looking for Jose Rogelio Herrera-Martinez, 41. They have a warrant for his arrest for child molestation, child abuse and forgery charges. He was born April 15, 1973, is 5-foot-7 and weighs about 175 pounds. He has long black hair that is usually worn in a ponytail or braided. His last known address was in Prescott Valley on Morning Star Road.
If you have information that leads to the arrest of No. 15 of “Catch 22,” Yavapai Silent Witness’ program to apprehend fugitives, you could earn a $500 cash reward. To earn the reward, you must call Yavapai Silent Witness at 1-800-932-3232 with your information within 90 days of this article’s publication. Remember, you never have to give your name. SOURCE
RECALL: Graco recalling 4.7M strollers for amputation hazard
Graco announced they are voluntarily recalling 4.7 million strollers because of a risk of pinching or cutting a child’s finger. ABC News is reporting there are about 4.7 million strollers in the U.S., more than 200,000 in Canada and 10,300 in Mexico. The recall spans 11 different models sold between Aug. 1, 2000 and Nov. 19, 2014. The recall includes strollers with model names Aspen, Breeze, Capri, Cirrus, Glider, Kite, LiteRider, Sierrea, Solara, Sterling and TravelMate. READ MORE HERE
Convicted high-violent child rapist running
WANTED BY DOC IN KING COUNTY – A teen girl cries herself to sleep – terrified that the man who had just raped her was going to come back and kill her. That convicted child rapist, Jomo Johnson, is now missing. He’s a high-violent convicted sex offender who’s gone off the grid in King County. “In addition to this horrific rape of a child, Johnson’s criminal history includes robbery, residential burglary, thefts, lying to the police, resisting arrest, and obstruction,” says Department of Corrections Ofc. Emily Isaacs. “This is an individual who is extremely volatile. He’s an untreated sex offender. He’s on the loose. We don’t know where he is. We need your help to find him as soon as possible and put him in jail where he belongs.”
Jomo Johnson is 44 years old and also goes by the fake name, “Paul Thompson.” He has a pair of 3” scars: One on his right shoulder. The other on upper left arm. If you know where he is, call an anonymous tip into: CRIME STOPPERS: 1-800-222-TIPS
Stephanie Sloop takes plea deal in Ethan Stacy murder
FARMINGTON — A woman charged in the death of her 4-year-old son has struck a plea deal with prosecutors. Stephanie Sloop pleaded guilty on Monday to aggravated murder and obstruction of justice in the murder of Ethan Stacy. In exchange, prosecutors removed the possibility and the death penalty and dropped charges of child abuse and desecration of a body. READ MORE HERE
What is a toxic parent?
Toxic means poisonous, noxious, contaminated. The phrase toxic parent was coined to describe parents whose own negative behaviour grossly inflicts emotional damage which contaminates their children’s sense of self. This means parents who abuse their children verbally, physically and/or sexually, as well as parents who are inadequate or ignore their children’s emotional needs. Sometimes these patterns are so established they continue into adulthood, and often are either not recognized or addressed. READ MORE HERE
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Addictive Behaviors (most common in toxic parents with BPD or NPD traits)
Competing (most common in toxic parents with NPD traits)
Criticizing (most common in toxic parents with NPD or BPD traits)
Cruelty (most common in toxic parents with NPD or AsPD traits)
Demanding (most common in toxic parents with NPD or AsPD traits)
Dictating (most common in toxic parents with NPD or AsPD traits)
Disapproval (most common in toxic parents with NPD traits)
Egotism (most common in toxic parents with NPD or AsPD traits)
Engulfing (most common in toxic parents with NPD or BPD traits)
Envying (most common in toxic parents with NPD traits)
Gaslighting (Denying something happened.)
Infantilizing (most common in toxic parents with NPD or OCPD traits)
Martyrdom (most common in toxic parents with HPD or NPD traits)
Minimizing (most common in toxic parents with AsPD or NPD traits)
Physical Abuse (most common in toxic parents with AsPD or BPD traits)
Playing children off one another
Prejudices (most common in toxic parents with NPD traits)
Religious Abuse (most common in toxic parents with NPD traits)
Sneakiness (most common in toxic parents with AsPD traits)
Threatening suicide (most common in toxic parents with BPD traits)
Tricking (most common in toxic parents with AsPD traits)
Using (most common in toxic parents with AsPD traits)
Wheedling (most common in toxic parents with BPD or NPD traits)
EDITOR’S NOTE: The details of this case are graphic and may be upsetting for some readers.
Thousands of people lit candles at 7 p.m. Friday to remember Scotty McMillan, the 3-year-old Philadelphia-area boy who prosecutors said was tortured and killed by his mother’s boyfriend. “How could you do that to a 3-year-old boy?” asked Jeff Messantonio, of Norristown, Pa., who started the Facebook page calling for people to simultaneously light candles, wherever they are, to “light the way to heaven” for Scotty. More than 16,000 people joined the event and honored the Chester County boy, who investigators said had already died before arriving at a local hospital Tuesday night. READ MORE HERE
MISSING SKELTON BROTHERS
DETROIT, MI — Michigan State Police have released new age-progressed photos of three brothers who went missing four years ago. On the day after Thanksgiving in 2010, Alex, Andrew and Tanner Skelton went missing from Morenci, Michigan. At the time, the boys went missing they were in the care of their father, John Skelton, who said he gave the boys away to unknown individuals. He has since pleaded no contest to three counts of unlawful imprisonment is serving a 10-15 year prison sentence. The boys would now be 13, 11, and 9 years old. READ MORE HERE
RIO RANCHO, N.M. — Police in New Mexico are searching for a missing 10-year-old girl who was last seen at her suburban Albuquerque home Wednesday night. Alexandra Greenwall was last seen when her mother put her to bed Wednesday night around 10 p.m. When she woke up, the child was gone. The station reports it appears the girl apparently changed out of her pajamas during the night, stuffed clothes in a backpack and left through the family’s back door. READ MORE HERE
Remains belong to missing University of Virginia student
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Virginia – Remains found nearly a week ago in a rural area of Virginia are those of a university student who disappeared last month, authorities said Friday, ending a search by thousands that took weeks and left the campus and community on edge. University of Virginia sophomore Hannah Graham, 18, disappeared Sept. 13 after a night out with friends. The remains were found Oct. 18 about 12 miles from the Charlottesville campus, in a heavily wooded area of Albemarle County that is home to rolling hills and horse farms. READ MORE HERE
WANTED by FBI: JORGE ALBERTO MARTINEZ, JR.
SHOULD BE CONSIDERED ARMED AND DANGEROUS
The capture of fugitive child rape suspect Beth Dickerson took on a completely different look, and was far more involved than initially reported, following information gained from law enforcement Tuesday.In a brief announcement Monday night, Izard County Sheriff Tate Lawrence said Dickerson, 31, of Calico Rock, was apprehended about 4 p.m. that afternoon in Baxter County. Dickerson reportedly was arrested by Baxter County Sheriff’s Office deputies after a traffic stop. READ MORE HERE
Police ask for public’s help in finding child rapist, Gregory Lewis
SOUTHBRIDGE — Gregory Lewis continues to elude capture, and the police are asking for the public’s help in the search. Friday morning, police issued a statement saying that Lewis is considered to be armed and dangerous. The department is working with other police agencies in their search, but asked that if anyone should see either Lewis or the blue 2004 Jeep Grand Cherokee to call the department immediately. They do not know whether the Jeep still has the Massachusetts registration plates affixed to the body; it’s a possibility he has changed plates. READ MORE HERE
Human trafficking is a form of modern-day slavery. This crime occurs when a trafficker uses force, fraud or coercion to control another person for the purpose of engaging in commercial sex acts or soliciting labor or services against his/her will.
Sex trafficking is a form of modern-day slavery in which individuals perform commercial sex through the use of force, fraud, or coercion. Minors under the age of 18 engaging in commercial sex are considered to be human trafficking, regardless of the use of force, fraud, or coercion. Sex traffickers frequently target victims and then use violence, threats, lies, false promises, debt bondage, or other forms of control and manipulation to keep victims involved in the sex industry for their own profit. Sex trafficking exists within diverse and unique sets of venues and business including fake massage businesses, escort services, residential brothels, in public on city streets and in truck stops, strip clubs, hostess clubs, hotels and motels, and elsewhere.
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The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) confirmed on Tuesday that a patient being treated at a Dallas hospital has tested positive for Ebola, the first case diagnosed in the United States. The patient left Liberia on September 19 and arrived in the United States on September 20, CDC director, Dr. Tom Frieden told reporters at a press conference Tuesday. It’s the first patient to be diagnosed with this particular strain of Ebola outside of Africa. “[The patient] had no symptoms when departing Liberia or entering this country. But four or five days later on the 24th of September, he began to develop symptoms,” said Frieden. The patient, who was in the U.S. visiting family in Texas, initially sought care on September 26, but was sent home and was not admitted until two days later. He was placed in isolation at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital of Dallas, where he remains critically ill. READ MORE HERE
- Thomas Eric Duncan flew from Liberia to Brussels, then boarded United Airlines Flight 951 to Washington Dulles International Airport
- From Dulles, he flew on United Flight 822 to Dallas/Fort Worth
- U.S. officials had refused to release Duncan’s flight details, but United Airlines chose to make his itinerary public
- Health officials claim there is no risk to Duncan’s fellow passengers
Two teen girls vanish during sleepover
Alabama authorities are asking for the public’s help to find two 14-year-old girls who disappeared early Sunday morning. The girls, Kyndell “Brooke” East and Jana Lynn Cowan, were having a sleepover at Jana’s house Saturday evening and were last seen at approximately 2:00 a.m. at the Peach Park off Interstate-65 in Clanton. According to reports, the Clinton County Sheriff’s Office has been working non-stop searching for the missing teens. READ MORE HERE
SOUTHBRIDGE, MASSACHUSETTS — Children were kept indoors for lunch, physical education and recess in the Southbridge schools as a precaution Friday as authorities searched for a man accused of child rape. Police say a child-rape suspect who became a fugitive after cutting off his court-ordered GPS device returned home to Massachusetts briefly and assaulted a relative before grabbing a gun. Greg Lewis, 26, of Southbridge, has been on the run since Sept. 15, according to police, but he returned to his parents’ home Thursday afternoon. READ MORE HERE
Fugitive Nanny Wanted in Child Abuse Case
A Southern California nanny is wanted by police for child abuse for allegedly giving two young children regular doses of adult cold and flu medicine before their nap time, police and the family of the children said. The boy’s parents believe their young children were being drugged by the same woman they trusted for more than a year to care for them. The parents claim she gave their 5-year-old son and 3-year-old daughter daily swigs of adult strength over-the-counter cold and cough medicine so they would nap. READ MORE HERE
Dreamcatchers for Abused Children will have available positions for volunteers starting January 1, 2015. We are looking for dedicated members who commit to inspire, encourage, empower and engage others in their community in the prevention of child abuse. Each Volunteer is asked to commit and help Dreamcatchers strengthen communities by raising public awareness and protect children. Volunteers would be advocating in their own communities.
All applicants interested in volunteering are asked to sign up now by emailing Donna Kshir at: [email protected]. Donna will be asking applicants to submit a brief background summary, qualifications, references, and any experience in community service you have. She will then provide you with a free 2 hour training program to become certified in Child Protection Awareness Training. Once you complete and receive your certificate of completion for the Child Protection Awareness Training course, you may forward it to Donna, and she will complete your application process.
NOTE: Because we work with children who may have been abused and neglected, we have rigorous background checks and training requirements for volunteers who work directly with children. For the safety and security of our children and the communities we serve, we have implemented strict security measures. All volunteers must be at least 18 years of age and pass federal, state, and local background checks.
Volunteers don’t necessarily have a lot of extra time… they have a lot of heart.
If you are being abused please dial 911 or call 1-800-4-A-CHILD (1-800-422-4453). Suspected abuse MUST be reported immediately according to the law. Failure to report suspected child abuse is a crime!
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The search is on for a Pennsylvania man accused of raping a young girl. The Berks County District Attorney’s Office announced Friday an arrest warrant was issued for Kerwin Goris of S 6th Street in Reading.Prosecutors accuse Goris of child rape, deviate sexual intercourse with a child, corruption of a minor and child endangerment for an alleged incident with a girl under the age of 13 that occurred in Goris’ home on June 18. Anyone with information on Goris’ whereabouts is asked to contact district attorney detectives at 610-478-7171 or county crime alert at 877-373-9913. READ MORE HERE
Police in Tennessee are investigating whether human remains found in Decatur County woods on Sunday may be that of murdered nursing student Holly Bobo, whose body has not been found since she disappeared over three years ago. Officials say two people out looking for ginseng came across a human skull in the area, which is 10 miles from the home of Zach Adams, one of two men charged with kidnapping and murdering the 20-year-old. The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation said it was too early to tell whether the remains could be linked to Bobo, who was last seen on the morning of April 13, 2011, walking into woods with a man in hunting clothes near her family’s home in Darden. READ MORE HERE
Convicted child molester gets probation, leaves country
Officer: Convicted Jeffersonville man, Norman Matthews, takes family to Africa, violates probation
JEFFERSONVILLE, INDIANA — A Jeffersonville man convicted of child molesting in a Clark County court last week is believed to have fled the country with his wife and their two children. Officials have reported Norman Matthews, 58 and his family have fled to Ghana, Africa, the home country of Matthews’ wife. The couple traveled with their 5-year-old son and the woman’s 6-year-old daughter. A $100,000 warrant was issued for Matthews in Clark County Circuit Court No. 1 on Tuesday. The warrant was issued for alleged probation violations committed by Matthews: leaving the area without permission, having contact with the victim of the child molest conviction and having unsupervised contact with another child. READ MORE HERE
Boy Scout Internal ‘Perversion Files’ – Child Molesters Named
Since at least 1919, the Boy Scouts of America has maintained “ineligible volunteer” files intended to keep sexual abusers, among others, out of its ranks. The records have been closely held by the Scouts, which contends that confidentiality is essential to protect victims, witnesses and anyone falsely accused. In all, The Times has records of nearly 5,000 cases dating back as far as 1947, all derived from court records. Of those, about 1,900 case files with detailed information about the allegations can be viewed in the database. In many of the incidents described, no criminal charges were filed, meaning the allegations were never heard in criminal court. Case files have victims’ names and identifying information redacted. READ MORE HERE
CAUTION: Armed & Dangerous
Henry Enriquez is wanted for rape and gross sexual imposition in Cleveland, Ohio. These charges are based on Enriquez’s alleged sexual assault of a female victim who was under the age of 13 when the crimes occurred. The incidents took place in Lakewood, Ohio, from January 3, 1992 through May 31, 1992. On February 16, 1993, an arrest warrant was issued by the state of Ohio, Cuyahoga County Court of Common Pleas, after Enriquez was charged with rape and gross sexual imposition. Enriquez was also charged with unlawful flight to avoid prosecution, and a federal arrest warrant was issued by the United States District Court, Northern District of Ohio, on March 15, 1993. If you have any information concerning this person, please contact your local FBI office or the nearest American Embassy or Consulate. Field Office: Cleveland READ MORE HERE
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