Newport News, Virginia–I don’t have a lot of info on this skeevy perv, so I’ll keep this short and sweet. Michael Dwayne Kohlman, 50, was entrusted with the care of three young girls between the ages of 4 and 11. He was their babysitter–and had been, for the last 18 months. Now he’s behind bars……Continue Reading
Bremerton, Florida–Oh hell…I don’t even know where to start with this one. In 1999, Michael J. Alderman Sr., 36, was found guilty of sexual assault of a child. Alderman was arrested again in 2006 when he failed to comply with his sex offender registration requirements. Not exactly ‘babysitter’ material, right?…Continue Reading
Port St. Lucie, Florida–Brandy Albright does babysitting all wrong. Taking care of a 2-year-old child proved to be much too difficult for the pill-poppin’ Brandy. The little boy was found wandering around near a busy highway and Brandy was found in a most unfortunate, and embarrassing, state of unconsciousness.
Cape Coral, FL–One man’s perversion is another man’s pleasure, right? Sebastio Filho Beraldo Jr. seems to get his rocks off with golden showers. Not a big deal…unless, of course, he got his rocks off while peeing on a 6-year-old girl. Ew and ick.…Continue Reading
Springdale, AR- Attention Denziens! Are any of you in search for a reliable babysitter for your kiddies so you can enjoy a night out away from the daily chaos and the insurmountable list of household chores? Well, if any of you are, you better make sure you perform a thorough search on the potential babysitter, especially if you live in Arkansas. A 28-year old babysitter named Cynthia Kinsey lives there and, boy, does she give a whole new meaning to the word, ‘Playtime’.…Continue Reading
Update: 3/4/09-Jerry Lindau, facing seven felony counts of sexual assault against children, was found dead in his cell on Wednesday. More details at end of article.
…while I’m on the subject of bad babysitters
Billings, MT–Jerry Lindau, 62, and his wife Jacque, ran an unlicensed daycare out of their home and cared for at least 12 pre-school aged children. The Lindau’s claim that all of those children are relatives. You probably know where this one is going, don’t ya?…Continue Reading
Palm Bay, FL–Parents, let’s imagine for a minute. You’re new in town and you are befriended by an adult male. As you are getting to know the guy, he casually mentions that he is available for child care services if such a need were to arise. Would you feel comfortable leaving your child in the care of a non-related adult male?
Noel Kelly did just that. He befriended a family new to the states from Jamaica. He offered to provide child care for the family’s 12-year-old daughter. He raped her…repeatedly…over the course of a year.
This article was written and submitted by our member Damaged Goods. Thanks, DG, and welcome to the front page! ~ imp
St. Paul, MN – This fine specimen of a man is 23 year old Aaron Jay Lemon. Mr. Lemon is a bit of an enterprising entrepreneur. Not only is he a babysitter; he’s also a film producer, actor and director! Being such a busy man, he chose to combine these activities into one fun-filled span of time… Fun for him…. I’m guessing not at all fun for the 2 year old “star”. …Continue Reading
Mesa, AZ–Synjan Mitchell is quite possibly the babysitter from hell. She’s not just a terrible babysitter, she’s an obnoxious drunk too. Not only did she leave her young charges home alone, she slapped their mother when she got caught. I have to wonder why she’s not sporting a black eye or a broken nose in her mugshot.…Continue Reading
Essex, VT -Taryn O’Connor is a classic example of why you should never get your childcare provider from Craigslist.Â Not without checking references, at least.Â O’Connor, 22, is accused of shaking a thirteen-month old boy so hard that he is now in critical condition, having undergone brain surgery for severe head trauma.Â And Taryn O’Connor wasn’t supposed to be supervising children at all. …Continue Reading
Lakeland, FL–Gordon Finley Dugger III, 24, was a friend of Steven and April Edwards. The Edwards’ trusted Dugger enough to let him live in their home, he’d been living there since July. They trusted him enough to care for their 15-month-old daughter Lily. He had sat for her on numerous occasions and managed to do so without harming the child. So Friday evening, Steven and April had no problem leaving him in charge of Lily while they went out for the evening. Something bad happened, breaking the Edwards’ trust and their baby.…Continue Reading
UPDATE 1-10-2009: On Thursday, a grand jury ruled that the 19-year-old Arielle Smith should stand trial on a second degree murder charge after she was ruled mentally competent.
NEW ORLEANS – 19-year-old Arielle Smith was placed in charge of 5-month-old Andre Jenkins and his 18-month-old brother. Their mother had dropped them off at her home to go to work. Some time later, the mother, Brandy Dozier, received a phone call from Smith telling her that Andre was not breathing. …Continue Reading
UPDATE 8/30/08 – Heidi Dieball pleaded guilty on Friday to second-degree intentional murder and two counts of child abuse in connection with the death of toddler Andrew Haga.Â As part of the plea bargain, she admitted to intentionally beating the child to death.Â She will be sentenced October 24 and will likely serve about 19 years for her crimes.Â Details at the bottom of this article.
Wichita, KS (January 10, 2008) - Heidi Dieball, 24, has some serious furniture. On January 4, according to Heidi, her couch killed 19-month-old Andrew Haga. Andrew’s mother Athena Haga had left Andrew with Heidi, her roommate, overnight on January 3.
Early the next morning, Heidi called Athena to let her know that baby Andrew wasn’t breathing and reportedly asked, “What should I do?” Andrew’s mom flipped out and told Heidi to call 911. She may have added “dumbass”. I know I would have.
When emergency workers arrived sometime later, they found a dead baby Andrew… and a lying sack of shit named Heidi.…Continue Reading
Honolulu - Matthew Higa, 23, was arrested for the murder of an infant just shy of being 2-years-old. Witnesses watched Higa, dressed in hospital scrubs, sling the boy by one arm over a pedestrian overpass to the busy freeway 30 feet below.
“I saw the baby high in the air. I thought it was a doll at first,” a man said. The man held the child in one arm and “tossed it into the air,” he said.
The boy was hit by one or more cars before ending up in the westbound lanes just blocks from the Capitol and the governor’s mansion.…Continue Reading
RIVER ROUGE, Mich. — Filipe Garcia was charged with felony child abuse after him and his friends videotaped a 3-year-old child smoking marijuana and cigarettes while they were baby-sitting. Through a plea deal, Garcia received probation.…Continue Reading
Hartford, Conn. - Yalines Torres, 25, may have known that you don’t shake a baby, but it never occurred to her you couldn’t swing one. She tried it out on Friday, putting 18-month old Elijah Gasque into a sleeping bag on Friday night and swinging the toddler around over her head. The game came to a thudding halt when Torres let the sleeping bag go and Elijah’s head hit a metal doorframe and broke.…Continue Reading
Colorado. Grand Junction specifically – Diesburg, 22, faces 13 felony counts after four children of a family friend claim he sexually assaulted them. Deisburg was a friend of a divorced woman who moved to the area from Iowa. Deisburg would babysit her four girls, all under the age of 11, from time to time. After returning from a brief trip to Iowa in which she left the four girls in the care of Deisburg, she suspected they had been sexually abused and took them to St. Mary’s Medical Center where deputies were eventually dispatched.…Continue Reading
KANSAS CITY, Mo. – The sad-sack, infant killin’ babysitter, Melissa Thompson, 36, is back in the news. The married mother of three has now officially been charged with murder by a Clay County grand jury for shaking 4-month old Jacob Mattingly like a maraca. The 4-month-old died from injuries while she was watching the infant. She initially told police that her toddler had fell ont he baby, then later stated she hit the Jacob’s head on the wooden end of a changing table. Thompson was initially charged with child endangerment, but the more serious charge came after the baby died.…Continue Reading
Liberty, Mo – Melissa was charged with felony child endangerment after a 4-month-old boy she was baby-sitting suffered critical injuries, apparently from being shaken. Thompson, 36, was watching the baby at her home when she called the baby’s mother and stated that the infant was lifeless and “was not acting right”. Her husband called 911 when he came home from work. The infant was taken to Liberty Hospital, then airlifted to Children’s Mercy. Doctors called police after finding that the infant had head trauma, hemorrhaging and facial bruising.
Melissa first stated that she thought her son had fallen ont he baby, but later confessed to hitting the baby’s head on the wooden portion of a changing table. When asked if she had shaken the baby, she asked for an attorney.
Edit – 11-29-2007
A baby boy thought to have been intentionally shaken by his Northland baby sitter has died. Four-month-old Jacob P. Mattingly, who had been in critical condition at Childrenâ€™s Mercy Hospital since Monday, died Wednesday evening, the Kansas City Police Department reported.…Continue Reading
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. — An 18-year-old teenager, Rebecca Woods, dropped a 2-year-old boy out of a second story window. Two boys stated that they witnessed the girl dangling the boy out of the window and laughing. They then state that she just let him go and it was by pure luck that they caught the child. The babysitter has a different, but no less stupid story. She told police that she dropped the boy out of the window so that the two boys could catch him. She did this because the 8-year-old and 9-year-old she was babysitting told her to. The toddler was not injured and Rebecca has been charged with endangering the welfare of a child. She was jailed on $25,000 bond.Continue Reading