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September 9, 2019

Bright Horizon Daycare Worker Charged With Sexually Abusing Second Child

BERN TOWNSHIP, PA (The Mercury) A 33-year-old Columbia County man is facing charges after two children reported they were sexually abused at a day care center in Bern Township, authorities said. And Berks County District Attorney John T. Adams said Friday that more children will be interviewed. Andrew J. McCollin of Berwick was initially arrested Aug. 30 and charged with indecent assault, corrupting minors and endangering the welfare of a child after a 4-year-old boy told county detectives that McCollin had touched him inappropriately at Creative Beginnings Child Care Center at 2390 Bernville Road, which is part of the Bright Horizons […]
August 22, 2019

Daycare Teacher in St. Clair County Charged With Sexually Abusing Child at Early Learning Center

MARGARET, Ala. (WBRC) – A 19-year-old man accused of sexually abusing a child has turned himself in to St. Clair County deputies. Austin Greenway, of Odenville, has been charged with sexual abuse of a child less than 12 and school employee engaged in a sex act with a student under the age of 19. Authorities say Greenway turned himself in on August 20 after charges were presented following an investigation. The Margaret Police Department contacted the St. Clair County Sheriff’s Office into allegations of sexual abuse of a 9-year-old child at North Valley Early Learning Center and the after-school program, […]
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August 2, 2019

Lawyer for Abuse Victims Demands New York Archdiocese Release ‘Predator Priest’ Data

NEW YORK (NEW YORK POST) A lawyer representing childhood victims of alleged sex abuse on Monday demanded the Archdioceses of New York release “secret files” on “predator priests” — before a one-year statute of limitations rule expires. “We’re launching a petition today to demand that the Church of New York, all the Catholic Dioceses, release their secret files that contain important information on predator priests,” said Jeff Herman, an attorney representing the victims in a class action lawsuit against the archdiocese. In the yet-to-be released documents, more than 500 priests have been identified as child abusers, Herman said. “That’s the […]

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May 8, 2019

Ex-Baldwin Park preschool teacher won’t serve additional jail time for molesting student

According to WFTV ABC in Florida, a former preschool teacher will not serve any additional jail time for molesting a toddler over an eight-month period inside a Baldwin Park child care facility, a judge ruled Tuesday. An Orange County judge sentenced Jayrico Hamilton to 15 years of probation as a sex offender. Hamilton was accused of having extensive sexual contact with a young boy, now 6 years old, at the Bright Horizons child care facility in Baldwin Park. The boy’s family offered emotional testimony Tuesday, saying that their son has nightmares stemming from what happened to him. “We’ve endured a […]
May 8, 2019

Orlando Man In Preschool Child Abuse Case Released, Won’t Face More Jail Time

According to Spectrum News, a judge sentenced Hamilton to 449 days – time he’s already spent in the Orange County jail since he was charged in the case.  Hamilton pleaded guilty back in March to three counts of lewd or lascivious conduct.  In the plea agreement, he admitted to the crimes and agreed to 15 years of sex-offender probation, in exchange for no additional jail time. He also will have to register as a sex offender. Tuesday night, Hamilton was released from jail.  There were emotional moments in the courtroom for Hamilton’s sentencing, as the parents of the boy he’s accused of […]
May 7, 2019

Former Bright Horizons Center preschool teacher convicted of child molestation sentenced to 15 years of probation

An Orange County judge sentenced a former daycare teacher who admitted to molesting children, to 15 years of probation. The former teacher Jayrico Hamilton had pleaded guilty to touching preschoolers at Bright Horizons Child Care and Learning Center in Orlando after being arrested last year. Several parents told investigators their children had been sexually abused during nap time. Orange County Judge Elaine A. Barbour sentenced Hamilton to 15 years sexual offender probation. He is not allowed contact with victims or their families.  “This is the worst thing that has ever happened to us,” a victim’s father said. “When families have […]
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