Support child abuse victims and honor the Hometown Heroes that help them by partnering with the Child Advocacy Center's 3rd Annual Hometown Heroes Walk for Children on Friday, April 20.
UPDATE: Police wrote in their arrest report that the child was found naked and covered in both human and dog feces that the child was eating.
The sexual abuse of children in our society is unfortunately quite common in this day and age. The Child Advocacy Center in Murfreesboro is aiming to reduce the numbers and to ensure offenders are prosecuted.
A 21 year old Murfreesboro woman has been arrested and charged with two counts of "Attempted Aggravated Child Neglect."
29-Year old Joseph Jutkofsky IV evidently had charges against him for "Child Neglect."
Police asked Smith about the injuries to the five year old and the report shows "Mr. Smith admitted to losing control on two occasions and hitting the child too hard."
A 30-year old Battle Avenue woman has been arrested on child abuse and neglect charges. Jatika Floyd was arrested last Friday by Murfreesboro Police Detective Tommy Roberts after indictments were handed down by the grand jury this month.
In 2013 there were 198 dispatched calls from dispatchers to Smyrna Police Officers involving suspected child abuse or neglect.
A woman in Michigan is getting involved with a local case dealing with accusations of child neglect.
One in ten children are victims of sexual abuse by the time they turn 18.
A local mother has been arrested after DCS notified Murfreesboro Police that 22-year old Rachel Henley had not been properly feeding her young child.
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