|Tim Weis and Chris Kleidosty|
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
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Tuesday, 21 February 2017
4 Teachers and 2 Men Named Bill Smith on Today's P&P List
2 school execs charged for failing to report CSA - Kansas
The teacher whose CSA was covered up by execs above - Kansas
Youth Pastor trial begins in Canaan - Maine
Substitute teacher arrested for CSA - not at school - Maryland
56 y/o man arrested for abusing two children - Alabama
2 senior school officials charged for failing to report child sex abuse case
LINN COUNTY, Kansas - Parents trusted two men to teach and lead their kids but they are now accused of hiding a teacher's alleged crimes.
The Linn County attorney, James Brun, filed charges Tuesday against principal Tim Weis and superintendent Chris Kleidosty for allegedly failing to report abuse and neglect.
"It's been a hard time for all of us. I felt like it was going to get swept under the rug and it's not ok for my kids or anybody else's kids," Melody Beeker, a parent said
In June 2016, the Linn County attorney filed 20 charges against Keaton Krell, a teacher at Prairie View High School for allegedly having sexual relations with a student within a span of two years.
Krell resigned around the time of his arrest in May.
"I'm so thankful right now that something is finally being done because they do deserve to pay for what they did," Beeker said.
Court documents show Weis and Kleidosty knew about the alleged sexual activity but did not alert authorities.
Beeker, whose two daughters attend the high school, began circulating a petition to oust the two administrators after Krell was arrested. She gathered nearly 400 signatures.
However, Weis stayed as principal at Prairie View High School, Keidosty moved on to become the superintendent of the Tonganoxie School District.
The USD 464 Board of Education releases the following statement:
"Superintendent Chris Kleidosty was arrested this afternoon by the Leavenworth County Sheriff’s Department on a warrant issued by Linn County for failing to report abuse from an alleged incident which occurred at Prairie View School District USD 362 years ago.
The USD 464 Board of Education has suspended Mr. Kleidosty effective immediately with pay and pending further board action. Mrs. Tonya Phillips has been appointed as the interim superintendent.
The safety and well-being of our students is always our highest priority. The Board of Education is committed to transparency and will continue to keep our patrons informed.
Daniel R. Hopkins Sr.
Vice President, Board of Education
USD 464, Tonganoxie"
Students at the Prairie View High School tell 41 Action News they feel violated.
"I can't trust him after what he did now," Michael Comer an 11th grader said.
Meanwhile parents want a new leader.
"Get a new principal in here that's going to do a good job with these kids because these kids are definitely need the protection," Patty Comer, a parent said.
As this case makes its way through the legal system the Linn County school district said Weis is on paid administrative leave.
The case that led to the above arrests
LA CYGNE, Kan. — A 31-year old high school teacher in La Cygne, Kansas now faces 20 charges for unlawful sexual relations with at least one student.
Linn County District Court documents list 20 charges filed against Keaton Krell, a Prairie View High School language arts teacher, for alleged incidents that happened January 5, 2014 and January 10, 2016.
The specific charge against him alleges he violated Kansas Statute 21.5512.a9. It is described as such:
“The offender is a teacher or other person in a position of authority and the person with whom the offender is engaging in consensual sexual intercourse, lewd fondling or touching, or sodomy is a person 16 years of age or older who is a student enrolled at the school where the offender is employed. If the offender is the parent of the student, the provisions of subsection (b) of K.S.A. 2014 Supp. 21-5604, and amendments thereto, shall apply, not this subsection.”
Krell was arrested on May 19 at the high school over accusations that he had unlawful sexual relations with a student. The charges
According to the school superintendent, Krell resigned on May 9 for the next school year was not related to his arrest.
“I don’t know where it will end up, but we’re going to run it into the ground,” Paul Filla, Linn County Sheriff said.
The teacher had worked for Prairie View Unified School District since 2011. Some said he was respected for his strong teaching.
“When they came in and the school district notified us, it was a bombshell. Completely surprised,” said Chris Kleidosty, Prairie View Schools superintendent.
La Cygne is an hour directly south of Kansas City.
Trial Underway for Former Canaan Pastor Accused of Child Sexual Abuse
A trial got underway Tuesday for a former youth pastor from Canaan accused of sexually abusing a young girl.
28-year-old Lucas Savage is charged with unlawful sexual contact.
He was co-director of Youth Haven Ministries when arrested last March.
Savage says nothing sexual happened between him and the girl.
His wife at the time, they are now divorced, said she never witnessed any sexual abuse, and often was asleep when Savage and the girl were together.
Court documents say the abuse took place at Savage’s home, sometimes with his wife in the house.
During opening statements, defense attorney Pamela Ames claimed the victim was a very disturbed girl and made this all up.
But prosecutor Paul Cavenaugh says Savage knowingly and willingly assaulted the victim on several occasions.
“He never put his hands down her pants. He never touched her private area,” said Ames. “In the process of tickling and roughhousing, his hand may have gotten under her shirt, that’s it.”
“He put his hand between her legs and touched her genitals. That is the sexual contact at issue here,” said Cavenaugh. “It is the only definition you need to worry about for the purposes of this case.”
The girl took the stand, her name is being withheld because she’s a minor.
She claims that in March 2014, Savage offered to tutor her and invited her to his home frequently.
She says on several occasions, Savage asked her to kiss him and touched her inappropriately.
Savage is free on bail and can’t have contact with children under 16.
Hagerstown man facing more than 20 child sex abuse charges appears in court
The suspect told police that he was using genitals as an anatomy lesson
By: SARAH GISRIEL
HAGERSTOWN, Md. - A Hagerstown man made his first appearance in Washington County Circuit Court on Tuesday to answer to more than 20 charges related to child sex abuse.
William Paul Smith, II is facing 23 charges, including sex abuse of a minor, indecent exposure and second degree assault.
In court on Tuesday, he told Judge Viki Pauler that he hadn’t yet secured representation.
Court documents allege that the three victims were enrolled at a Washington County Elementary School.
Smith used to be employed as a substitute with Washington County Public Schools, but was not working when the alleged abuse occurred in November, officials said.
According to court documents, Smith exposed himself to the girls in his home over a span of a few days.
Documents also allege that Smith put his hands down one of the girls’ pants and attempted to get one of the victim’s to touch his genitals.
Smith was initially silent when he was first interviewed by police, but after further questioning, documents show that he told police that one of the girls walked in on him while he was changing, and his hands touched the victim’s buttocks while he was breaking up a fight.
After further questioning, Smith went on to tell police that he showed the victims his genitals after they started asking about sex. He told police that he couldn’t find an anatomy diagram, so he used his penis, instead.
Smith is being held on a $175,000 bond at the Washington County Detention Center.
Brewton man charged with sex abuse of children, issued a $500,000 bond
By Prescotte Stokes III
The Escambia County Sheriff's Office has arrested a 56-year-old man from Brewton for allegedly sexually abusing two children in the area.
The ECSO reported that William Douglas Smith Sr., 56, was arrested on Feb. 14 and charged with two counts of sexual child abuse of a child less than 12-years-old.
The sheriff's office said the alleged victims had been interviewed by a forensics interviewer and provided cause for an arrest.
Smith is currently in jail with a $500,000 bond in place. The ECSO said that Smith did not have any previous history as a sex offender on his record before this alleged incident.
The case is still under investigation. If you have any further information on this case, contact the ECSO at (251) 809-2154.