The New Mexico Children, Families and Youth Department has announced a pilot program designed to provide McDonald’s Happy Meals for kids newly placed in state custody.
Cabinet Secretary Monique Jacobson knew kids were often hungry when removed from their homes and awaiting placement in a foster home. McDonald’s restaurants in New Mexico were approached about providing meal cards to CFYD so kids could have a meal they were familiar with that also comforted them during this stressful wait time. The amazing thing about this pilot program (which began in August and runs through December) is that every single McDonald’s in New Mexico (over 100) agreed to participate in supplying each CFYD office with meal cards. When’s the last time you remember an entire state’s worth of any company agreeing with their state government on something? Never? Me neither. So, that’s good.
The sad things about this program are, number one, that these kids are so familiar with and comforted by a cheap, quick meal, bought on the fly, eaten in the car, requiring no planning or consideration or tradition, and is synonymous with “dinner” perhaps more often than it should be.
Number two, if more services and supports were available and were funneled to families in crisis in a larger effort to maintain kids in their own homes whenever possible, then maybe fewer would come into custody or be hungry when they do. Just my opinion.
To report child abuse or neglect in New Mexico, call 1-855-333-7233 or #SAFE from any cell phone.
(Story broke 5/26/2017)
Usually, and I use that term loosely, when a woman is arrested for sharing child porn on a social network, she’s molesting her own children for the sake of someone they perceive as their boyfriend. However, that is not the case here.
38-year-old Pamela Files, of Albuquerque, New Mexico, was arrested for allegedly sharing child porn on mobile messaging app Kik. Files has children but they had been previously removed from the home and live with their grandmother. The grandmother herself hints that Files could have a substance abuse problem. Investigators say Files was sharing child porn with a man from Texas, which is how they were led to Files. While Files’ children do not live in her home she allegedly stated on social media that she threatened to molest her own children. Files is said to have denied ever molesting a child.
Kik issued a statement saying they encourage users to report any violation of their terms of service, but when your users are made up of an inordinate amount of sex offenders, pedophiles, and child porn collectors, you’re basically letting the inmates run the asylum.
Police in Albuquerque believe they may have a serial rapist on their hands after arresting 32-year-old Eli Kronenaker. Kronenaker was recently arrested after allegedly raping a 21-year-old special needs woman that met on the MeetMe social networking website. As I’ve mentioned before MeetMe should be called MeatMe since it’s basically a glorified hook up site and app. The victim was said to have the functioning capability of an 11-year-old. Police believe that Kronenaker may be specifically targeting special needs individuals.
Police urge guardians and caretakers to talk to lower-functioning female adults.
“Check their phones, check their emails and talk to them,” said APD Officer Tanner Tixier.
If you think it’s possible you or someone you know was victimized by Kronenanker, report it to police through 505-242-COPS.
Kronenanker was said to have used the alias of ‘Jeff’ on MeetMe.
Los Lunas man accused of raping baby:
Deputies: Man locks girlfriend out of hotel room, rapes her 8-month-old daughter:
When reader Lucy posted a link to this story in the open thread she said that it was bad, even bad for BB. She was right. So this is your warning. This is a very graphic story. It’s so bad I’m having trouble not reverting to form and just post a venom filled, profanity laced screed with no purpose but I’ll try.
27-year-old Julio Iturralde of Los Lunas, New Mexico, has been charged with raping his girlfriend’s 8-month-old daughter. Allegedly Iturralde and the girl’s mother were staying at a motel in Los Lunas. The mother claims that when she went out to the car to get something Iturralde locked the door to the room and then raped the baby girl. When Iturralde finally let her back into the room the mother noticed tremendous amounts of blood in the girl’s diaper. She then claims that Iturralde started smoking meth at that point.
You would think that would be the end of the story but it’s not. The mother, 25-year-old Jasmin Davis, has been arrested as well. She’s been charged with tampering of evidence and child abuse as she allegedly did not take the child for medical attention for 18 hours and lying to police by telling them that her daughter must have been injured by another child. The girl is currently in the custody of CFS.
Why would anyone defend a meth smoking baby rapist to the police? I can understand it may be out of fear but when the police are right there how do you not tell them everything in order to get you and your child to safety? There is no man or woman out there worth that kind of abuse. Single parents, not only can you afford to be selective with your possible love interests, you have to be. Your kids are the most vulnerable members of our society. It’s supposed to be your job to protect them, not your boo.
Suspect arrested in assault on 4-month-old:
Man Arrested for Rape, Abusing Baby:
Police in Albuquerque, New Mexico, have arrested 19-year-old Elijah Fernandez for the alleged brutal beating and rape of his girlfriend’s 4-month-old daughter.
Reports say that the girl’s mother was at a relatives doing laundry when Fernandez violently attacked the infant. When the baby girl stopped breathing he took her to one of his girlfriend’s relatives in the home and originally said that the baby fell off the table while he was changing her diaper. Except when the baby was taken to the hospital that’s not what they found.Medical staff not only found evidence of a beating but that the girl was sexually violated as well.
When questioned by police Fernandez is said to have eventually admitted to the beating saying that he struck the baby after the baby cried and woke him up and he was upset about not having any money. The reason that he might not have any money is that Fernandez and the baby mama are spice smokers. For those of you who are unfamiliar with spice it’s supposed to be a synthetic equivalent to weed but has been known to have some nasty side effects.
The state Children, Youth and Families Department had been previously called to the home but not because of abuse issues even though there is some evidence that this may not have been the first time the baby had been hit.
At last report the baby was in the hospital on life support.
Something that makes even less sense to me than hitting a child is why this fuckstick would rape an infant like that. Was his rage that all-consuming that he felt it was necessary to violate a child in the most sadistic way possible? We can only hope that he gets tenfold back to him in prison.
Thanks to Anna for the tip.
Man charged with child rape:
31-year-old James Holland of Albuquerque, New Mexico has been charged with the rape of a 14-year-old girl that he allegedly met through Kik. Kik is an instant messaging app for smartphones that’s popular with teens and predators. In order for someone to contact someone else on Kik one would have to give out their username ans as I’ve mentioned before teens are not shy about making their usernames public. I’m not blaming the victims, just warning parents.
Anyway earlier today police say they found the girl in Holland’s bed where she claims they had sex. Holland allegedly tried the worst defense possible. Instead of saying he thought she was 18 he went with 15 instead according to the article. Hate to break it to you assclown but 15 is still illegal.
To parents I highly recommend checking your kids’ phones to see if this app is on there. It’s up to you to decide what to do about it if it is.
Man arrested for targeting teen for sex:
In case you haven’t heard MyYearbook has been rebranded as MeetMe. I guess they were trying to get away from that pedophile vibe. The problem is there are still creepers a plenty on it.
For example take 21-year-old Edward Cebada of Rio Rancho, New Mexico. (Wow, so far from Pennsylvania) He was recently arrested for allegedly trying to get a 13-year-old girl to meet him for sex via the social network. Cebada was said to have lied about his age then came clean with his intended victim. Luckily this girl had a head on her shoulders…
Online she told him, “Ur a creep!” “20-years-old and hitting on 13 year olds!”
She also asks him to leave her and her friends alone.
This girl’s parents should be commended. Or whoever taught her not to fall for some creeper’s kine of crap.
Cebada also allegedly told police that he solicited at least 15 other underage girls.
Parents, teach your daughters to be like this girl. Teach them that there are dangerous creeps like this out on the internet. Teach them that they will say anything to get what they want. And specifically teach them that if they make the wrong decision it could be the difference between life and death.
And parents, as always, if your kids don’t learn these lessons remember what I always say. You are the only real line of defense between your kids and online predator. Before educating your kids educate yourself.
Police: Man Tried To Sell Teen Into Sex Slavery:
Man arrested for human trafficking:
Police in Albuquerque, New Mexico say that 22-year-old Kendel Morrel (or Kendel Merrell) lured a 17-year-old girl into prostitution over Facebook.
The girl posted on her Facebook that she needed a job. Morrel is said to have offered her a job selling hip-hop magazines and CDs. Instead Morrel forced her to have sex with him and then turned her out for $150 a pop which she was ‘allowed’ to keep $50. He advertised her on backpage.com and tried to sell her for $3000 to other traffickers. Luckily the girl was able to escape and contact her family.
This reminds me of the modeling scam except this one is more realistic which makes it even more dangerous.
Facebook used to be where you only accepted your real life friends as your Facebook friends. But now it’s turning more into MySpace where people will accept anybody as their friend. Parents, please monitor your kids’ Facebook to see who they’re accepting as friends or someone you love may be traded away for money.
It seems that backpage’s ‘safeguards’ to keep children from being trafficked on their site is about as effective as the proverbial screen door in the submarine. And they have the gall to say that their ads are protected by the first amendment. Who is trying to protect these girls’ right to live free? Not backpage obviously.
Man arrested for soliciting sex from 13-year-old:
29-year-old Kevin Sharp of Farmington, New Mexico was arrested for allegedly soliciting sex from a 13-year-old girl through craigslist. I couldn’t find out how Sharp in the girl found each other through craigslist. However what I do know is that not only did Sharp allegedly try to get the girl to send him explicit pictures and have sex with him but he also created an online persona of a 15-year-old boy to try to get her to give in to Sharp’s demands.
What I find almost comical is that in one of Sharp’s communications with the girl said “I guess I could stop being a loser and go find a chick my age.” The thing is that lowlifes like Sharp don’t want girls their own age because they can’t control the, like they can with a child.
Thankfully the girl turned out to be Farmington police and Sharp was arrested at a motel where he thought he was going for sex, or as I call it when children are involved, child rape.
Like I said I couldn’t find how Sharp made contact through craigslist but I can almost guarantee you it was more than likely on the casual encounters section or the personals. With the rapid decline of MySpace it seems that craigslist is the go to place for child molesters. Craigslist could put a stop to this just by monitoring their ads in these sections yet they still refuse.
Man accused of forcing 17-year-old into prostitution:
Tip leads to human trafficking arrest:
32-year-old Dante Mckay was arrested in Albuquerque, New Mexico for allegedly pimping out a 17-year-old girl on the pages of the Village Voice Media owned backpage.com.
Luckily a concerned citizen had seen the pair and noticed something was wrong and contacted the National Human Trafficking hotline (1-888-3737-888) who in turn contacted law enforcement who set up Mckay for the arrest.
How are those millions of dollars that you’re spending on keeping illegal ads off your site working for you backpage? Apparently not too well. You’re not fooling anyone. Those millions are probably being spent to see how VVM can cover their ass while raking in even more millions of the ad fees.