Tuesday, September 1, 2009

Michael Kevin Bradley Charged with Sexually Abusing 2-year-old

D’Iberville Police Chief Wayne Payne has released information on the arrest of 23-year-old Michael Kevin Bradley of Ocean Springs on charges of Sexual Battery of a Child.

Bradley was arrested and is being held on a $150,000.00 bond set by Harrison County Justice Court Judge Albert Fountain at the Harrison County Adult Detention Center.

Captain Keith Davis of the Criminal Investigations Division said the arrest stemmed from an investigation initiated when police responded to a local hospital where a 2-year-old child was being treated.

During the investigation, information suggested the child had been sexually assaulted. Captain Davis said Bradley was associated with the victim through marriage and the assault took place at a D’Iberville apartment complex where Bradley babysat the victim.

Investigators believe the incident took place on Thursday, August 27, 2009. This case is still under investigation. However, no further arrests are anticipated, according to Davis. The victim was released from the hospital and in “good spirits.”

The police department seeks the assistance of the community for any information about criminal activity in the D’Iberville community. Please contact the Police Department at 228-396-4252 or Crime Stoppers. Callers can remain anonymous.

Pit Bull Chews Off Baby's Toes

Sheriff's deputies are charging a North Carolina couple with felony child abuse after a pit bull dog chewed the toes off a 4-month old baby's foot.

The Onslow County Sheriff's Office said Monday that the 1-year-old pit bull chewed off all the toes on the child's left foot while he was on a couch Sunday night.

Deputies say the child's mother, Robie Lynn Jenkins, and her boyfriend, Tremayne Spillman, were dog-sitting for a man arrested Saturday night for illegal possession of a gun.

Authorities say they are charging a North Carolina woman who slept as a pit bull chewed the toes off her 4-month-old baby's left foot.

The Onslow County Sheriff's Office said Monday that the child's mother, Robie Lynn Jenkins, and her boyfriend, Tremayne Spillman, will be charged with felony child abuse.

Deputies say the couple were dog-sitting the 1-year-old pit bull for a friend who had been arrested on gun charges.

The Onslow County Sheriff's Office said Tuesday that the baby, who lost the toes on the left foot after the dog chewed them off Sunday night, won't be released from Pitt Memorial Hospital any time soon.

The sheriff's office said the pit bull is in animal control custody undergoing medical tests for several diseases, including rabies.

Jenkins told police she was on medication and didn't hear the child crying during the night while she slept in the same room. She said she didn't discover the injury until she changed the child's diaper Monday morning.

Deputies said that hospital officials said the child may lose his foot.

Wendy Cannin Arrested for Having Sexual Contact with Teens

It was the first day of school in Heppner today, but instead of spending it in the classroom, a junior/senior high teacher spent it in jail.

Wendy Cannin, 30, was arrested at 11 a.m. when Morrow County sheriff’s detectives arrived at her Heppner home, authorities said.

Cannin, a teacher in the Morrow County School District for two years, had been put on leave last week after officials learned about the sheriff’s office’s investigation.

Cannin is accused of having inappropriate sexual contact with two teenage boys, the sheriff’s office said.

The sexual activity allegedly occurred before the end of the last school year and continued during the summer until the middle of July.

The sexual contact occurred both on and off school property, authorities said.

Cannin was booked into the Umatilla County jail on suspicion of one count of sexual misconduct, four counts of third-degree sex abuse, and one count each of third-degree rape and third-degree sodomy.

A grand jury is expected to hear the allegations against Cannin tomorrow.

Jonathon Frazier Arrested for Killing his 2-month-old Son

The father of a missing 2-month-old infant, whose body was found in a wooded area in the 7100 block of Dahlberg Road, Sunday Aug. 30, has been arrested on suspicion of second-degree murder.

Jonathon V. Frazier, 42, was booked into Whatcom County Jail late Sunday evening.

The body of Jon "Cecil" Anthony Frazier was located at about 1 p.m. Sunday on private property about a mile away from the trailer where the boy and his father lived. The boy's mother, Brooke K. Johnson, 26, had reported to Whatcom County Jail the previous morning to await transfer to a state prison on a robbery conviction.

Courtesy of Whatcom County Sheriff's Office The infant was reported missing from the 1100 block of Willey's Lake Road, east of Custer by his grandmother at about 8:30 a.m. Friday, Aug. 28. Frazier had told authorities he had awoken to discover that the boy was missing and the door of the trailer was open.

Whatcom County Sheriff's deputies, special agents from the FBI and representatives from the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children began a criminal investigation which led to information of where the child's body was located, Whatcom County Sheriff Bill Elfo said.

Elfo declined to elaborate on the nature of the information or how it was obtained.