Houston Man Whips and Beats Girlfriend’s Son

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Security camera video shows Texas man strike child with belt 62 times in less than five minutes.

Man charged with Child Abuse after
spanking is caught on camera

HOUSTON, TX  –   A man has been charged with child abuse after investigators said he hit a 7-year-old boy 62 times within five minutes in Acres Homes.

The incident was witnessed by a bystander who called police, and was captured by a surveillance camera near the man’s Houston apartment.

“He saw a vehicle pull up at one of our illegal dumping sites and saw a man get out of a car and take a young child out of the car and proceed to just beat him senselessly,” said Harris County Constable Alan Rosen.

Investigators said Kordarell Williams, 27, pulled over at James Franklin Street and Esther on Thursday evening and used his hands and a belt to hit his girlfriend’s 7-year-old son all over his body.

“He struck this child 62 times, put him in a headlock and knocked him over on numerous occasions with the blows,” said Rosen.

Detectives said Williams is the boyfriend of the boy’s mother.

They used the license plate in the video to track Williams down and in three hours, deputies arrested him.

Wearing jeans and a black shirt, Williams made his first court appearance Friday afternoon.

“They observed the complainant to have bruising on both eyes and a swollen right eye, welts on his buttocks, legs and welts on his chest and bruising on his neck,” said the prosecutor.

Williams admitted to investigators he hit the boy, but only 16 times, for stealing a phone charger.

“This is just hard for me to describe.  The brutalness of how he beat this child,” said Rosen.

The boy allegedly told deputies Williams had beat him in the past.
On Friday, the boy was in CPS custody.

Williams was behind bars on a $30,000 bond.

Cyber Safety – Keep Your Family Safe Online

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Keep your family safe online.

Tips to stay safe online

The proliferation of child predators using the Internet to target young victims has become a national crisis.  A study shows one in seven children will be solicited for sex online in the next year.

The Texas Attorney General is urging all parents and teachers to realize the risks our children face online, and take steps to help ensure their children’s safety.

Tips from Cyber-Smart Kids

  • As I surf the ‘Net, I promise never to reveal to someone I meet online my real name, address, telephone number, or the school I attend or give out my photograph.  I promise to be sure that I am dealing with someone who my parents know and trust before giving out any personal information about myself via email.
  • I will not respond to any messages that are mean or in any way make me feel uncomfortable.  It is not my fault if I get a message like that.  If I do I will tell my parents right away so that they can contact the service provider.
  • I will be careful when someone offers me something for nothing online, such as gifts and money.  I will be very careful about any offers that involve my going to a meeting or having someone visit my house.  And I will tell my parents about these offers.
  • I will never agree to get together with someone I “meet” online without first checking with my parents.  If my parents agree to the meeting, I will be sure that it is in a public place and I will bring my mother or father along.
  • I will always tell my parents if anything I find online bothers me so they can contact our online service provider.
  • No one should ever ask me to keep secrets from my parents.  If someone I meet online asks me to keep a secret from my parents, I will tell my parents.
  • I pledge to remember that people online may not be who they seem.  Because I can’t see or even hear the person it would be easy for someone to misrepresent himself or herself.  For example, someone indicating that “she” is a “12-year-old-girl” could in reality be an older man.
  • I will talk with my parents so that we can set up rules for going online.  We will decide upon the time of day that I can be online, the length of time I can be online, and appropriate Web sites for me to visit.  I will not access other Web sites or break these rules without their permission.
  • If someone is on my email “buddy list,” “friend list,” or “contact list” and I only know that person online, he or she is someone I should be cautious about because I don’t know him or her well.  I pledge to wait to get to know my “online friends” just as I get to know all of my other friends.  I need to let my parents know who my “cyber friends” are.
  • I can report anything that is threatening or suspicious to the Attorney General’s office by calling 1-(800) 252-8011.

Tips for Parents on Protecting Your Children Online

By educating yourself and your children, you can help make the Internet a safe and valuable tool for your family.

The most important thing you can do is to pay close attention to your children and encourage them to confide in you.  They should know that you will be calm and protective if they tell you about something that has frightened or disturbed them.

  • Teach your kids not to give out personal information such as their last name, your last name, their home address, or phone number, especially in a chat room, over a bulletin board, or to an online pen pal without your permission.
  • Make sure your kids know not to agree to a face-to-face meeting with someone they meet online.
  • Instruct your kids never to respond to email or chat messages that make them feel uncomfortable or from someone they don’t know.  Stress that they should show such messages to you.
  • Surf the Internet with your kids.  If it is not possible for you to actually surf with your kids, at least talk to them about the Web sites they are visiting.
  • Place the computer in a public room in your home so that even when you are not surfing with your kids, you can monitor their use.  Do not allow computers in bedrooms or the use of webcams.
  • Establish ground rules for your kids’ Internet usage, including the hours they may surf and the kinds of Web sites they may visit. Post the rules near the computer.
  • Learn how to use parental controls and archiving features.  You should be able to check your child’s email account and review the sites your child has visited on the Internet.
Protect Your Family’s Privacy
  • Read the privacy policy of the Web sites your kids visit to learn the kinds of personal information they are collecting, how it will be used, and whether it will be passed on to third parties.  If a Web site doesn’t post this information, email for details about their information collection practices.
  • Become familiar with the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA), which requires Web sites that are directed toward children under 13 to obtain a parent’s permission before collecting many types of information.  For more information on COPPA, visit the Federal Trade Commission’s Website.
  • Be informed before deciding whether to give consent.  Check a Web site’s information collection practices before you decide whether or not to give consent.  Keep in mind that you can give a Web site consent to collect information, but refuse to allow your child’s information to be passed on to a third-party.
  • You can always change your mind and revoke consent.  If at any time you change your mind about a Web site’s collecting your child’s information, you may revoke your consent and have your child’s information deleted.
  • Be willing to ask a Web site to delete your child’s information.  If you think a Web site might already have collected information from your kids, ask to see what information they have collected and request that it be deleted.
Staying Safe When Using Blogs

A blog (short for Web Log) is a website of your own, where you enter information ordered by date.  It’s an online diary or online journal that is shared with others online.  Talk to your child about blogging. Blogging can be a great creative writing exercise for your child.  Just make sure they understand how to stay safe.

  • Blogs should not contain identifying information that someone could use to locate the blogger or anyone he or she writes about.
  • Remind your child that once a blog is posted, it’s out there.  You can take it down, but you can’t take it back.
  • Think twice about who may be hurt by something written in a blog.  Some bloggers bully, slander, harass and intimidate others. Sometimes they simply have not thought about the effect their private thoughts could have on others when posted for all to read.
  • Some children have unintentionally revealed information about their families that could lead to identity theft.  Teach your child about identity theft and how to avoid it.
  • Help your child select an age-appropriate blog site and make sure personal information is hidden from public view.  As always, check privacy policies carefully.
  • Read your children’s blogs!  Encourage their creative efforts. Children (like everyone else) are sensitive to criticism of their writing and respond readily to praise.  You can guide them and protect them by being their number one reader and fan.

If for any reason you fear any one, or have any doubts about your safety, contact Law Enforcement immediately.

Texas Attorney General’s office 1-(800) 252-8011

The CyberTipline®
http://www.cybertipline.com

Dru Sjodin National Sex Offender Public Website
http://www.nsopw.gov

The National Center for Missing & Exploited Children®
http://www.missingkids.com

Our Children Are In Danger On-Line

Cyber Safety

The proliferation of child predators using the Internet to target young victims has become a national crisis.  A study shows one in seven children will be solicited for sex online in the next year.

The Texas Attorney General is urging all parents and teachers to realize the risks our children face online, and take steps to help ensure their children’s safety.

Internet Chase Video

So why are some teens so trusting of people they meet online?  For many students there is a sense that what happens online can’t hurt them.  Unfortunately, we are finding that many teens are posting personal information in chat rooms and on social networking sites making them easy prey for child predators. In this video, provided from the I-Safe curriculum, you can see how what happens when one student finds out the hard way that you can’t trust what people tell you online.  Click the image to watch the video.

If for any reason you fear any one, or have  any doubts about your safety, contact Law Enforcement immediately.

Texas Attorney General’s office 1 (800) 252-8011

The CyberTipline®
http://www.cybertipline.com

Dru Sjodin National Sex Offender Public Website
http://www.nsopw.gov

The National Center for Missing & Exploited Children®
http://www.missingkids.com

AMBER ALERT CANCELLED – SHE IS FOUND!

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Chastinea Takyra Reeves has been found!

Chastinea Takyra Reeves Has Been #Found!

This is a very special Blessing!

I want to say THANK YOU!!!! to Mr. Martell Bone, a Veteran of Our Armed Forces, for passing the word on to me.

We also want to say THANK YOU!!! to all you caring people for your prayers, and well-wishes.

Have a GREAT DAY!!!!

AMBER ALERT – KIDNAPPED

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PLEASE Find Chastinea Takyra Reeves

#FindChastinea:  Gary, Indiana girl missing
after her Mother was found murdered

Chastinea Takyra Reeves was discovered missing on February 13, 2017 at approximately 2:00 a.m. from the area of 2027 Maine Street in Gary, Indiana.

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Chastinea Takyra Reeves

She is described as 5′-2″ tall, weighs 130 lbs, has black hair and brown eyes.  Chastinea may be wearing a gray shirt and light-colored or black jeans.

If seen, please call 911 immediately or 1-888-58AMBER  – 1-888-582-6237, or contact the Gary Police Department Central Dispatch at 219-660-0000.