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Babysitter Sex Tape Arrest - Veedersburg, Ind.
A couple who ran a baby-sitting service out of their home videotaped themselves performing sex acts with children, some as young as 2 months old, police said Friday. Stephen E. Quick, 31, and Samantha Light, 25, both of Veedersburg in western Indiana, were being held on $100,000 bond in Fountain County Jail. Both faced preliminary charges of child molestation and child exploitation.
"In 15 years of doing this job, it's the worst thing I've ever seen or imagined," he told WRTV. "Just horrible, just horrible. It's a new low." (continued)
Abuse Alleged at Daycare - Milwaukee, Wis.
Police arrested day care worker, Pamela Coleman, after two children were found with broken arms at Alphabet Daycare Learning Center. (Video)
Babysitter Arrested, Charged with Injury to Child - Garden City, Idaho
An 18-year-old babysitter was arrested Monday and charged with injury to a child after a 10-month-old in his care was hospitalized. Officials said the baby's injuries were not consistent with statements made by the babysitter, Kody L. Smith. Smith is an acquaintance of the child's mother and babysat the child for several hours Monday when the incident happened, police said. (continued)
Two-year-old Suffers Terrible Injuries, Father's Girlfriend Arrested - Kansas City, Mo.
A two-year-old boy is in bad shape, and police have his father's girlfriend under arrest for assaulting him. Police couldn't talk to the young boy because he was unconscious in the hospital due to the amount of pain medication he was on. He suffered two broken arms, a dislocated shoulder, cuts on his chest, and damage to his liver, pancreas, and kidneys and other cuts and bruises.
Police said the boy's father, Brian Allen, was at work and he was being watched by his father's live-in girlfriend, Vernessa Peppars, 30, on Monday (March 16, 2009). Peppars faces charges of first degree assault. (continued)