Two bills stemming from recent cases of child abuse in Maryland are making their way through the state legislature, with support from Prince George’s County State’s Attorney Angela Alsobrooks.
Cash that will help police in Maryland shrink a backlog of digital evidence — which is often used to catch child predators — has finally started flowing. Meanwhile, there is momentum building in Annapolis to pass legislation that could better protect children from sexual abuse.
Teachers did not follow state requirements on reporting suspected child abuse, according to a lawsuit filed by families of victims of convicted sex child offender Deonte Carraway.
Court documents recently filed in a Prince George’s County civil suit shed new light on how a teachers aide was allowed unfettered access to elementary school children, whom he sexually abused or forced to perform sex acts so that he could record them.
New court documents allege that administrators at a Maryland elementary school ignored warning signs from an aide who was later charged with sex abuse.
A former school Maryland school volunteer accused of abusing nearly two dozen children including on school property was sentenced Thursday to 100 years in prison.
A former Prince George’s County school volunteer who pleaded guilty to more than a dozen federal sexual exploitation and child pornography charges in a case that shocked the Prince George’s County school system was sentenced Monday.
Deonte Carraway, who is facing 270 charges related to producing child pornography, penned a letter in June saying he has not been receiving adequate legal representation. Carraway told a Prince George’s County judge Thursday he is satisfied with his attorney.
Deonte Carraway faces 270 counts for sexually abusing children in Prince George’s County. He’s written a letter asking a judge to drop the charges against him arguing that his constitutional rights have been violated.
Deonte Carraway appeared in federal court in Greenbelt Monday. He’s a former elementary school teacher’s aide in Prince George’s County who prosecutors say directed young students to perform sexual acts that were recorded with cellphones.
The 15 federal charges Deonte Carraway is expected to plead guilty to Monday are in addition to 270 Maryland charges he faces after prosecutors say he solicited and received photos and videos of minors engaging in sexually explicit conduct.
The plan lays out steps the school system must take in four critical areas aimed at ensuring there won’t be any repeats of the sex abuse scandal that shook the community.
The federal case against a former Prince George’s County teacher’s aide accused of child sex abuse is growing after federal prosecutors said they have learned of another victim.
Deonte Carraway, a former Prince George’s County school aide, admitted taking and receiving nude photos and videos of students.
Amid recent sex scandals involving school workers, Prince George’s County schools’ representatives discuss the vetting process of prospective employees.