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Daycare Abuse Rasansky Law Firm December 23, 2015
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Jeff Rasansky July 8, 2016

PLANO, TX (06/20/2016) — A Plano man has been arrested after allegedly sexually abusing two children at his mother’s home-based daycare. UPDATE 07/08/2016 A Collin County judge granted the prosecutor’s motion to have the case moved back to adult court. The judge also reduced Holifield’s bond from $600,000 to $250,000. UPDATE 07/07/2016 Zachary Holifield appeared…

Fredericksburg Daycare Sexual Abuse
Jeff Rasansky June 24, 2016

FREDERICKSBURG, TX — Parents urged to come forward after Texas daycare employee charged with 14 counts of sexual assault involving children. Fredericksburg United Methodist Church has shut their daycare center pending an investigation after one of their employees, Seth Batterton, was charged with 12 counts of sexual assault, one count of indecency with a child, and one count of continuous sexual…

Dakota Boggess Daycare Abuse
Jeff Rasansky February 18, 2016

RICHARDSON, TX (02/17/2016) — A North Texas daycare, Armadillos To Zebras, is under investigation after a toddler, Dakota Boggess, was left seriously bruised while in their care. The Armadillos To Zebras daycare (on West Spring Valley Road in Richardson, Texas) is currently under investigation after 1-year-old Dakota Boggess was left with purple and red marks…

Kayden Bolden
Jeff Rasansky February 18, 2016

LEWISVILLE, TX (02/05/2016) — Police and the Texas Department of Family and Protective Services are investigating an unlicensed home daycare following the death of 10-month-old Kayden Bolden. UPDATE 02/18/2016: The daycare’s owner, 60-year-old Druscilla Bowie, has been arrested and charged with a misdemeanor for “operating a child care facility without a license.” According to reports,…

Holly Harrison
Jeff Rasansky January 27, 2016

GEORGETOWN, TX (01/13/2016) — The owner of All About Kids daycare, Holly Harrison, faces two charges after 5-month-old Brody Havins died in her care two weeks prior. Texas Child Care Licensing and the Williamson County Sheriff’s Office are currently investigating the All About Kids home-based day care near Georgetown, Texas after a 5-month-old child died…

Asher Academy Daycare Shut Down
Jeff Rasansky April 15, 2016

* Article updated April 15th, 2016. GEORGETOWN, TX (01/13/2016) — Asher Academy daycare abruptly shut down on Wednesday morning after Texas DFPS began investigating complaints. According to the Child Care Licensing, a division under the Texas Department of Family and Protective Services, Asher Academy in Georgetown, Texas is currently under investigation after police were called to the daycare…

Dacion Steptoe Jr.
Jeff Rasansky September 30, 2015

FORT WORTH, TX — Latoya Latrice Anderson has been arrested and charged in the death of 9-month-old Dacion Steptoe Jr., who died while in her care at an unlicensed daycare. 25-year-old Latoya Latrice Anderson was charged this month for abandoning a child in her care, resulting in his death. The charge amounts to a state jail…

Adventure Care in Lewisville, TX
Jeff Rasansky June 24, 2016

LEWISVILLE, TX (08/20/2015) — Police are investigating after a 14-year-old boy was arrested on two counts of indecency with a child at Adventure Care Daycare in Lewisville, Texas on Thursday. According to police, Adventure Care (a home day care located at 2025 Buffalo Bend Drive in Lewisville, TX) is under investigation after two 4-year-old girls…

Daycare Leaves Child at AT&T Stadium
Jeff Rasansky August 14, 2015

ARLINGTON, TX (08/13/2015) — Arlington police say that workers at Jeanette’s Little Haven Christian Academy daycare center left 5-year-old Leonardo Moncada behind at AT&T Stadium for hours on Thursday. A group of about 40 kids from Jeanette’s Little Haven Christian Academy were taken to AT&T Stadium on Thursday to participate in “Kids Day,” an event…

Dacion Steptoe Jr. Day Care Death
Jeff Rasansky May 6, 2016

FORT WORTH, TX (07/23/2015) — An illegal daycare facility is being investigated after 9-month-old Dacion Steptoe Jr. died on Thursday. According to reports, 9-month-old Dacion “Deuce” Steptoe Jr. was transported to Cook Children’s Hospital in Fort Worth Thursday afternoon after a daycare worker reported that the boy was having difficulty breathing. The child was later…

Constance Joan Digiovanni
Jeff Rasansky April 30, 2015

Several children found to have suffered daycare abuse at Brilliant Starts Learning Academy in New Braunfels, Texas. NEW BRAUNFELS, TX — 51-year-old daycare worker Constance Joan Digiovanni is facing 20 counts of endangering a child and one additional count of failure to report abuse. The arrest comes after an indictment last month when surveillance video from…

Tutor Time Thumb Tack Day Care Abuse Lawsuit
Jeff Rasansky March 13, 2015

Parents of multiple children file daycare abuse lawsuit against Tutor Time after children pricked with pushpins. Daycare centers all over the country take care of hundreds of thousands of children on a daily basis. This puts them at a unique position where parents entrust them with their children, confident in the fact that they will be…

Camdyn Cahill
Jeff Rasansky September 30, 2015

Parents file lawsuit against daycare center after teacher allegedly breaks 6-month-old’s arm. Daycare centers serve an important role for busy parents; they provide a space in which children can interact with others of their same age group while their parents go off to work, comfortable in the knowledge that their children are being taken care of….

Burn and Bruise on Child's Neck
Staff January 16, 2015

BOSSIER CITY, LA (01/14/2015) — 25-year-old Amanda Marie Swanner has been arrested by Bossier City police on child cruelty charges after an incident at the Bellaire Learning Center daycare facility on January 8th, 2015. According to reports, back on January 8th of 2015 Amanda Marie Swanner (of Shreveport) allegedly pulled a sleeping mat out from…

Daycare Death in Iowa Park Texas
Jeff Rasansky November 11, 2014

IOWA PARK, TX (11/10/2014) — Police are investigating the tragic death of a 4-month-old child at a home-based daycare facility in North Texas on Monday. According to Iowa Park police, officers were called to a home-based daycare at around 10:40 a.m. Monday after the child’s body was found. Police say the incident is under investigation,…

Duct Tape Daycare Abuse
Jeff Rasansky November 18, 2016

Heart2Heart Montessori Academy in Willow Park is being investigated for prohibited punishment after picture of duct taped child prompts concern. A Parker County, Texas daycare has come under fire for allegedly duct taping children to their beds as they slept in order to stop them from moving around. The allegations went viral after a photo started circulating among parents….

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Jeff Rasansky December 30, 2014

A Virginia woman was recently charged with misdemeanor assault for allegedly hitting children under her care. The woman, a Ms. Va Nessa Taylor from Temple Hills, MD was captured on camera allegedly pushing and pinching four children on different occasions between January and November of 2013. In another related incident, the woman refused to give…

Low Daycare Standards in Texas
Jeff Rasansky June 24, 2016

Of all places, church is one where children should be safe. But, as one Fort Worth family knows, child molestation can happen anywhere. A 19-year-old church-daycare volunteer at the Metropolitan Baptist Church in Lake Worth has been arrested on charges of aggravated sexual assault of a child under 6. According to the police report, the assault…

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Jeff Rasansky December 23, 2015

It’s not just children in daycare who are at risk of child molestation in Texas. The leader of a Plano organization for troubled kids is alleged to have targeted teens for molestation. Two teen boys have made allegations of inappropriate sexual behavior by Daundre Douglas, the leader of “Teens Inspiring Youth”, a mentoring program that is…

Unlicensed Daycare Facilities
Jeff Rasansky June 24, 2016

Each year, child abuse causes thousands of hospitalizations and the number of serious child abuse cases is increasing. According to a Yale University study published in the October 1, 2012, issue of Pediatrics, rates of serious injuries from child abuse have steadily risen over the past ten years. This study contradicts a recent report of a…

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