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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 […]
March 26, 2019

Perpetrator pleads guilty to child molestation at day care center

According to court records, Jayrico Hamilton pleaded guilty to three counts of lewd and lascivious conduct on Monday. The former teacher at Bright Horizons Child Care and Learning Center was arrested last year after multiple parents came forward and said their children were sexually abused by Hamilton. He is currently being held in the Orange County jail without bond. Hamilton is expected to be sentenced in May.  “The guilty plea provides validation for the victims that something terrible happened. A crime was committed. And it’s not the children’s fault,” said Jeff Herman, a nationally recognized trial lawyer for victims of […]
March 20, 2019

New York Child Victims Act Spurs New Jersey and Maryland to Pass Similar Bills, Giving Victims of Childhood Sexual Abuse a Voice

Numerous states are continually working to give a voice to victims of childhood sexual abuse. Following in the wake of New York passing the Child Victims Act, New Jersey and Maryland are bringing similar bills to fruition. In New Jersey, the senate passed a bill that will allow victims to file a lawsuit up until age 55. In addition, the law, if signed, would open up a two year window for victims of any age to file lawsuits and seek justice. In Maryland, the House of Delegates has passed a preliminary approval of a bill that will completely null the […]
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