Endangering The Welfare Of A Child

Jaclyn P. Melillo has been arrested and charged with sexually assaulting two male students, authorities announced Oct. 11, 2013. (credit: Middlesex County Prosecutor's Office)

Sayreville Teacher Charged With Sexually Assaulting 2 Students

According to police, Jaclyn P. Melillo, 25, has been charged with two counts of sexual assault and two counts of endangering the welfare of a child.

10/11/2013

Long Island Abduction Attempt

Man, 79, Accused Of Trying To Lure 15-Year-Old Girl On Long Island

A suspect wanted in an attempt to abduct a 15-year-old girl on Long Island has been arrested.

09/24/2013

A home on West 140th Street in Harlem where sources said a 3-year-old girl was killed after becoming trapped in a sofa bed (credit: Steve Sandberg/ 1010 WINS)

Man Arrested After Harlem Girl Dies After Becoming Trapped In Sofa Bed

Mohamed Barry, 50, is charged with endangering the welfare of a child in connection with the death of 3-year-old Aissante Diallo.

09/24/2013

Handcuff (credit: clipart.com)

N.J. Woman, Boyfriend Accused Of Chaining Boy To Radiator For 2 Days

A southern New Jersey mother and her boyfriend have been charged with chaining their 10-year-old son to a radiator pipe for two weeks.

09/10/2013

A second child has come forward with abuse allegations against Staten Island camp counselor Endrick Torres (Credit Handout)

Second Child Comes Forward With Abuse Allegations Against S.I. Camp Counselor

On Monday Torres was charged with two counts each of sex abuse, forcible touching, and endangering the welfare of a child, according to authorities.

08/26/2013

Matthew Levine (credit: Nassau County Police)

Police: L.I. Man Breaks Into Home, Hits Sleeping Child With Mop

The incident happened at a home on Foster Lane in Westbury around 1 a.m. Friday, police said.

08/16/2013

Handcuff (credit: clipart.com)

Woman Accused Of Leaving 4 Kids In Car While Gambling In Queens

A Brooklyn woman was arrested this past weekend and charged with leaving her children – the youngest just 9 months old — and her middle school-age brother in the car while she went off to gamble.

07/29/2013

Brian Kearins (credit: MySpace)

Bronx H.S. Teacher Arrested, Charged With Raping Student

According to police, Brian Kearins, 33, was arrested just after midnight on charges of rape, criminal sex act and endangering the welfare of a child. His victim was a 16-year-old girl, police said.

06/26/2013

Wanda Carter

Woman Ordered Held On Bond For Allegedly Driving Drunk With Child

A woman was ordered held on $150,000 bond Sunday after being caught driving drunk with her granddaughter in the car, and lying about her identity, according to a published report.

06/23/2013

Ernesto Lezama (credit: Suffolk County Police)

L.I. Police: DWI Suspect Had Three Kids In Car

Ernesto Lezama, 42, was arrested Sunday night after an officer spotted him driving erratically and weaving around the road in Coram, police said.

05/27/2013

Brandon Holt (CBS 2)

Lawyer: Father Of 4-Year-Old Boy Who Shot Playmate In New Jersey Is Cooperating

Attorney Robert Ebberup released a statement Wednesday in which he criticized the Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office for arresting his client in front of his family while they ate dinner Monday.

05/15/2013

Brandon Holt (CBS 2)

Authorities Charge Father Of 4-Year-Old Who Shot Playmate, 6, In New Jersey

Anthony Senatore, 33, was arrested at his Bayville home Monday night, CBS 2 reported. He was charged with of having multiple unsecured weapons accessible to children, according to a published report.

05/13/2013

Maria Cepparo was to be arraigned on charges of endangering the welfare of a minor for leaving her four kids in a car while she drank at a bar. (credit: Suffolk County Police)

Cops: LI Mother Left 4 Kids Unattended In Car As She Drank At A Bar

Maria Cepparo’s children, a 13-year-old son, who is autistic, an 8-year-old boy and 6-year-old twin daughters, were left in the car with no heat and the doors unlocked.

05/05/2013

Times Square Cookie Monster

Report: ‘Cookie Monster’ Accused Of Shoving Child Rejects Plea Deal

Osvaldo Quiroz-Lopez, 33, was charged with endangering the welfare of a child. He was arrested on April 7.

05/02/2013

Ann Bactawar

Parents Livid After Jersey City Day Care Worker Is Accused Of Abusing Toddlers

Parents at a day care center in Jersey City were furious Wednesday night, after a teacher’s aide was charged with hitting and throwing the toddlers who attended.

05/01/2013

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