LORETTA PARK, Standard-Examiner Staff
Everyday thousands of children are being sexually abused. You can stop the abuse of at least one child by simply praying. You can possibly stop the abuse of thousands of children by forwarding the link in First Time Visitor? by email, Twitter or Facebook to every Christian you know. Save a child or lots of children!!!! Do Something, please!
3:15 PM prayer in brief:
Pray for God to stop 1 child from being molested today.
Pray for God to stop 1 child molestation happening now.
Pray for God to rescue 1 child from sexual slavery.
Pray for God to save 1 girl from genital circumcision.
Pray for God to stop 1 girl from becoming a child-bride.
If you have the faith pray for 100 children rather than one.
Give Thanks. There is more to this prayer here
Please note: All my writings and comments appear in bold italics in this colour
Thursday, 5 January 2017
Woman, Cop, Corrections Officer & Weatherman on Today's P&P List
TV weatherman - Georgia
Cheyenne exhibitionist - Wyoming
Police volunteer - California
Corrections officer - W Virginia
Davenport woman - Iowa
Lousy escape artist - Maine
Extradited from Mexico - Utah
Former TV weatherman indicted on
child sexual abuse chargesBy Sandy Hodson, Staff Writer, Augusta Chronicle
A former local television weatherman has been indicted this week on child sexual abuse charges involving three under-aged girls.
The Richmond County grand jury indicted Kevin Andrew Niewood, 27, on Tuesday on four counts of solicitation for sexual conduct with a child, three counts sexual exploitation of a minor and a single count of electronically furnishing obscene material to a minor. Niewood, who worked for WJBF–News Channel 6, has been held without bond since his Oct. 7 arrest.
The television station said Thursday that Niewood has not worked there since October.
According to the indictment, Niewood is accused of using a computer online service to seduce, solicit, lure and entice an under-aged girl by requesting she take nude photographs of herself on Feb. 22 and to perform a sex act for him March 26. The third count of the indictments accuses Niewood of asking a second underage girl to take nude photographs of herself and then send them to him on April 14. He is accused of doing the same to a third underage girl between Dec. 1, 2015, and April 30.
The three counts of sexual exploitation accuses Niewood of possessing pornographic images of his first victim on Oct. 10. The final count of the indictment accuses Niewood of electronically furnishing the first victim a picture of his penis between Feb. 20 and March 26.
The case has been assigned to Judge James G. Blanchard Jr. Niewood should be arraigned in Richmond County Superior Court on Jan. 13.
Cheyenne Man Sentenced in
Child Sexual Abuse CaseBy Joy Greenwald
A Cheyenne man has been sentenced to 30 years of probation for sexually abusing a young girl.
Bernard Homan was convicted in August of five counts of second-degree sexual abuse of a minor and one count of third-degree sexual abuse of a minor.
Laramie County District Attorney Jeremiah Sandburg says evidence presented at trial showed Homan had sexual contact with the girl and exposed himself to her.
Sandburg says the girl was between the ages of 9 and 10 when the abuse occurred.
Ex-Lompoc Police volunteer pleads guilty to
17 counts of child sex abuse
Faces sentence of 45 years to lifeWillis Jacobson, Staff
Anthony "Tony" Michael Durham, accused of sexually molesting two juvenile victims over the course of four years, will die in prison for his crimes.
Durham, 67, a former Lompoc Police volunteer, CHP officer and ex-interim city councilman, pleaded guilty to 17 counts of child molestation in Lompoc Superior Court Thursday morning and faces a sentence of 45 years to life.
Durham was charged in September 2016 with 14 counts of sexual contact with a child 10 years of age or younger, and three counts of lewd and lascivious acts with a child under the age of 10.
Durham will be sentenced Feb. 23 at the Lompoc Superior Court before Judge Rogelio Flores. He will be eligible for parole after he completes 45 years of his prison sentence.
How silly is that; he will be 112 after 45 years!
He was initially arrested Sept. 18, 2016, and the news shocked many in the Lompoc community, where Durham was selected as the Lompoc Valley Man of the Year by the Lompoc Chamber in 2008, and was nominated for the Valley of Flowers Peace Prize in 2012.
The Santa Barbara County District Attorney's Office says that his crimes involve two young victims, named only as Jane Doe No. 1 and Jane Doe No. 2.
Correctional officer arrested on
child sexual abuse chargesBy WSAZ News Staff
FAYETTE COUNTY, W.Va. (WSAZ) -- A correctional officer at a juvenile detention center has been arrested in connection with child sexual abuse.
Stephen Basham, 37, of Scarbro is charged with use of a minor child to produce obscene matter.
He is also charged with criminal invasion of privacy and possession of child erotica.
Basham was working at the Gene Spaaro Juvenile Detention Center in Mount Hope.
According to the administrator of the center, Basham has been relieved of his duties pending the outcome of the case.
There is no indication Basham had unsupervised contact with any of the juvenile detainees being housed at the center, according to a release.
"Keeping our children safe from sexual predators is one of the primary duties and responsibilities of the Sheriff's Office," said Sheriff Mike Fridley. "Any reports filed with the Fayette County Sheriff's Office concerning the alleged physical or sexual abuse of children will be carefully and thoroughly investigated, and anyone who harms one of our kids will be held accountable for his or her actions."
Basham has been released after posting bond.
The case remains under investigation.
Scarbro, West Virginia
Woman gets 25 years in Iowa
child sex abuse caseTARA BECKER For the Globe Gazette
An Indianola woman was sentenced Thursday to up to 25 years in prison for sexually abusing two girls in Davenport.
April Mae Lincoln, 29, must serve 70 percent — or 17.5 years — of the sentence before she is eligible for parole.
She pleaded guilty in September in Scott County District Court to two counts of felony second-degree sexual abuse, punishable by up to 25 years in prison.
On March 17, the Indianola Police Department received a complaint claiming sexual abuse, according to arrest affidavits filed by the Davenport Police Department.
Lincoln and co-defendant Christopher James Myers, 31, repeatedly sexually abused the girls, ages 6 and 7, while they were staying in the 100 block of South Howell Street in Davenport, according to the arrest affidavits.
The couple then told the girls not to tell anyone about what was happening, according to the arrest affidavits.
According to Scott County District Court electronic records, the abuse began taking place in 2013.
Lincoln's attorney, public defender Derek Jones, urged District Court Judge Joel Barrows to accept the plea agreement, which called for the sentences to run at the same time, and noted that Lincoln herself had been abused in the past.
He argued that Lincoln “owned up” to what she had done when speaking to investigators and agreed to cooperate against Myers, who has a change-of-plea hearing scheduled for Jan. 13.
Child sex abuse suspect jumped out of window
to escape custodyby WGME
LIVERMORE FALLS -- Livermore Falls police say a child sex abuse suspect jumped out of a second floor window when police showed up.
28-year-old Isaac Bryant is accused of unlawful sexual contact with a child under the age of 16.
Investigators say they got a complaint from the victim's parents.
When officers went to the victim's house to investigate, Bryant, who is described as a transient, was there.
They say he jumped out of a window and ran off.
Officers say they found the suspect in an ambulance, where he was being treated for injuries from the jump.
He's now being held at the Androscoggin County Jail.
Livermore Falls, Maine
Kaysville man extradited from Mexico sentenced to prison for child sex abuse
LORETTA PARK, Standard-Examiner Staff
FARMINGTON — A Kaysville man extradited from Mexico was sentenced Thursday to serve two terms of three years to life at the Utah State Prison for child sex abuse charges.
Troy Richard Haynes, 52, appeared before Judge Thomas L. Kay for a sentencing hearing on Thursday, Jan. 5.
Kay rendered the consecutive sentences after hearing from Haynes, his parents and from the two victims. Both victims were younger than 14 when the abuse happened and are now adults.
"This didn't just happen to one person, but two people," Kay said. "It happened multiple, multiple times.”
Haynes admitted in a court document filed Sept. 8, 2016, to touching the genitalia of two girls younger than 14 years old from January 1998 to December 2003, according to the probable cause statement filed with the 2nd District Court in 2011.
He pleaded guilty on that date to two counts of attempted aggravated sexual abuse of a child, first-degree felonies. In exchange for the guilty pleas, prosecutors dismissed six of the original charges.
Haynes read a statement in court apologizing to his parents, as well as his wife and two daughters, who live in Mexico. Initially, he did not apologize to the victims but did so after Deputy Davis County Attorney Susan Hunt pointed out his failure to do so.
Hunt asked for consecutive sentences because she said Haynes had not taken responsibility for what he did, saying he told an investigator that both women were “crazy.”
Haynes said in court that he did not sexually abuse the victims “hundreds of times” liked they claimed. He said his actions of 18 years ago “are abhorrent” and that he was a changed man.
“I meant them no harm,” he said.
What you meant and what you did are two different things. But, in reality, you didn't care if it was harming them or not, and you still don't.
Haynes’ parents, both in their 80s, said in court they would be willing to have Haynes live with them if Kay sentenced him to probation. Both said Haynes loves his family and is hard-working.
Both women said when the abuse started, they didn’t know what was happening because they were young. When they became teenagers they both turned to drugs and alcohol to deal with the pain, they both said.
When teenagers, they told an adult what happened but did not go to police due to pressure from Haynes’ parents, the victims said in court.
Both said they were in their early 20s they disclosed the abuse to police because Haynes had married and his wife was expecting a girl.
Both women said they have had suicidal thoughts because they didn’t like themselves and have undergone counseling.
The Davis County Attorney’s Office filed charges against Haynes on March 11, 2011, when a warrant was issued for his arrest.
Layton police learned in 2014 that Haynes was living in Mexico. Police said in July the extradition process took a long time to complete. Layton police, along with the Davis County Attorney’s Office and the U.S. Marshal’s Office, worked with Mexican authorities to have Haynes brought to Utah.
Layton police booked Haynes in the Davis County Jail on July 11, 2016, where he has been held without bail since his arrest.
3 years to life - what a strange sentence.