Police: Father Stabbed To Death By Man Who Took Child | Kob.com

Marianna Couple Charged with Child Abuse

Police say children were living in terrible conditions.

Boyd’s girlfriend told police they received a ride after a party from the suspect, 32-year-old Michael Fox. She said Fox drove both of them, their small child and two other people from Edgewood. When the child started crying, Fox reportedly pulled over so the parents could get a bottle out of the trunk. But Boyd’s girlfriend said Fox drove off with the small child when they got out of the vehicle. Torrance County deputies and Edgewood police responded to their call for help and dropped Boyd and his girlfriend off at a residence in the foothills. Police said Boyd called Fox and got him to agree to drop the child off at the Circle K. As Boyd and his girlfriend arrived at the gas station, police said Fox ran across the parking lot and began attacking Boyd. He suffered numerous stab wounds, according to APD. “I don’t understand how that happens with that many people in the car; and the sheriff’s office was already involved,” the victim’s father, Bart Boyd said. Police said Fox fled from the scene, but detectives were able to locate and take him into custody a short time later.
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Police: Mom left children in high drug activity area | DAYTON, OH | http://www.whio.com

Michelle Bertram is being held in the Montgomery County Jail on suspicion of child endangering, a first-degree misdemeanor, according to police and jail records. Police said custody of Bertram’s three children, ages 3, 4 and 7, was given to their father. Bertram allegedly left the children alone in a truck while she went inside a home in the 300 block of Huffman Avenue, according to the police report. The children were found by officers who were patroling the area because of a high volume of complaints about drug activity, according to the report. Police said the mother emerged from the house about 15 minutes later. Bertram told police she thought someone was watching her children while she went inside to get water and a cigarette, according to the report. Police said Bertram denied being there to buy drugs and she had no drugs in her possession. Police noted that neighbors report there is a lot of people going in and out of the house at all hours of the day and night. More News
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Kenneth Boyd and son

with the Department of Children and Family Services in reference to a child abuse complaint. Upon arrival Deputies found three children, ages 2, 3, and 4 years of age, in the care and custody of their parents, Shane Ratliff and Constance Ratliff. Two of the children were locked in different bedrooms by make-shift cage like doors. Each of the two children was found lying in the floor with no beds or furniture in the bedrooms. Both of the rooms were infested with roaches and the floors were covered in trash. One of the bedrooms had numerous dirty diapers scattered about the floor. The rest of the house was infested with roaches and cat feces. Shane Ratliff and Constance Ratliff were arrested and charged with two counts of Aggravated Child Abuse and one count of Child Abuse. Department of Children and Families took custody of the three children and placed them in a safe environment.
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Update: Mother Charged In Connection With Death Of 11-month-old – Fox 28: South Bend, Elkhart In News, Weather, Sports

Nyesha Crockett (St. Joseph County Police)

Joseph County Police) SOUTH BEND – UPDATE– Metro Homicide held a news conference Monday regarding the arrest of Nyesha Crockett. FOX28’s Alexis Gray reports Crockett is charged with battery of her daughter Alaiyah in February, and murder, aggravated battery and neglect of a dependent in connection with the death of her son Micahyah. “It sickens me to be here,” says Tim Corbett with Metro Homicide. “Killing your baby is never the answer.” According to the affidavit against Crockett, “when officers arrived (Saturday), they found Micahyah Crockett not breathing and no pulse. Police immediately began CPR until medical personnel arrived. Micahyah was rushed to the hospital. According to medical personnel Micahyah suffered from Petechia on right eye and severe swelling of the brain.” The affidavit says Nyesha Crockett sent text messages to the child’s father threatening she would harm the child. Police say the father’s phone shut-down, and he did not receive the text messages. “Nyesha Crockett further advised us (investigators) that when he did not respond, she became angry. Crockett stated that she then took a shirt and smothered Micahyah. She then threw Micahyah down to the ground and then kicked and struck him.” The affidavit also describes charges relating to alleged abuse of Crockett’s daughter Alaiyah. The court papers say, “Nyesha Crockett admitted… that her story to medical personnel was a lie…. she stated that she therefore used the scarf to strangle Alaiyah.” Officials say Alaiyah’s prognosis for recovery remains slim. PREVIOUS: St. Joseph County Metro Homicide will host a press conference tonight at 8:30 p.m. in conjunction with the St. Joseph County Prosecutor’s Office, according to Metro Homicide detective Jim Andrews. More details on the criminal investigation against Nyesha Crockett, and on the baby’s medical condition, will be released at that time. PREVIOUS: Three child protective and emergency healthcare agencies, including Child Protective Services, visited Nyesha Crockett at the St. Joseph County Jail this afternoon to discuss the condition of her son, according to St. Joseph County Metro Homicide Commander Tim Corbett, and officials at the county jail. PREVIOUS: St. Joseph County Metro Homicide Commander Tim Corbett says the baby is alive and in “extremely critical condition.” South Bend Police initially reported the case as a homicide. Corbett also confirmed the mother of the child has been arrested and remains in custody. He identified the mother as Nyesha Crockett. ORIGINAL STORY:South Bend Police are investigating a suspected homicide at 100 North Sadie street.
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Pulaski Co. Jail Escapee Still On The Run – Nwahomepage.com

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Jail Escapee Still On the Run 08/25/2014 10:36 PM 08/25/2014 10:42 PM LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — Pulaski County Sheriff’s Deputies are searching for an escaped inmate accused of raping a 14-year-old. LITTLE ROCK, AR – The Pulaski County Sheriff’s Office says escapee Anael Castro was spotted shortly before 11 a.m. in a wooded area near Interstate Park. K-9 units and a chopper are being used to search the area for the inmate who escaped from custody in downtown Little Rock. Castro had been jailed since May 2013 after being accused of three counts of rape involving a child under the age of 14. Castro is 5’1″ tall and weighs about 118 pounds. The Pulaski County Sheriff’s Office reports Castro escaped from a transport vehicle while being taken to the courthouse downtown around 8 a.m. Monday. Copyright 2014 Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc.
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Child care worker admits stepping on tot, police say | TribLIVE

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Hard to swallow? Burger King may move to Canada – San Diego, California News Station – KFMB Channel 8 – cbs8.com

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Man Arrested For Drunk Driving With Children In Vehicle | Fox17

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Deputies in Van Buren County said a 29-year-old Fennville man was arrested Saturday for drunk driving with his children in the vehicle. The incident happened at about 7:45 p.m. in the area of Phoenix Roadand Blue Star Highway in South Haven. Officials say the man admitted to drinking before driving his four children to the store. The childrens mother, who was also a passenger in the vehicle, currently has custody of them. Child Protective Services are stilllooking into the incident, according to a release. The man will be identified pending arraignment.
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Homeowner shoots at alleged intruders – Your Houston News: News

View photo Joshua Manuel Lopez is seen in an undated photo provided by the Bexar County, Texas, Sheriffs Office. LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) A sheriff’s spokeswoman says a 24-year-old man has been charged in the shooting death of a small-town Texas police chief. Rosanne Hughes with the Bexar County Sheriff’s Office said Sunday that Joshua Manuel Lopez faces a charge of capital murder of a police officer in the killing of Elmendorf Police Chief Michael Pimentel. Pimentel was shot while making a stop Saturday to serve an active misdemeanor warrant for graffiti. He was struck in the shoulder and abdomen and pronounced dead at a hospital. Hughes says investigators are looking into Lopez’s background. Lopez remained in the Bexar County Adult Detention Center on a $1 million bond Sunday. Information about whether he has an attorney was unavailable. Elmendorf has around 1,500 residents and is about 25 miles southeast of San Antonio. Society & Culture
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While at the hospital, officers spoke with two people who identified themselves as Sarah Finn, 23, and Paul Finn, 36. Both suspects indicated that they were in the process of adopting the child through the Fostadopt program, according to police. The child was in their custody at the time because they were her foster parents, said Sgt. Eric Gonzales of the police department. Police said special victims detectives were informed of the situation and have been working the case. Both Sarah and Paul Finn were interviewed and changed their stories several times during that process, police said.
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Foster parents arrested for child abuse

He reportedly ordered her to get on her knees at gunpoint, but she and the man who emerged both fled for their car. The homeowner fired at the tire of the vehicle and deputies were able to stop the suspects from fleeing. The woman was also arrested for an outstanding warrant. 18. A deputy was dispatched to a disturbance in progress call in the Inverness Crossing subdivision. The deputy was advised by the complaining witness that his son had struck him in the forehead and the mouth. The suspect was located in his room with a 35-year-old woman and the deputy located a bottle, baggies and a syringe all allegedly filled with methamphetamines. A 16-year-old male was taken into custody for assault after a deputy was dispatched to the Clear Creek Forest subdivision in reference to a child discipline call. The deputy reported that a woman advised her 16-year-old son had been arguing with her when he grabbed her by the arms and pushed her over a safety gate in a doorway. A 15-year-old suspect was charged with deadly conduct, while a 30-year-old man was charged with assault and criminal mischief after a deputy and sergeant responded to an assault call on Aug. 15. The complaining witness advised authorities that he had been invited to the residence on North Hall Drive, but when he squealed his tires in front of the house, the 30-year-old allegedly came out and assaulted him while he was in his vehicle. The 15-year-old is accused of firing a weapon toward the complaining witness while standing about 15 feet behind the vehicle.
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