Greenwood, SC man guilty of trying to molest boy in Walmart

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A man received the maximum prison sentence after trying to molest a child in a Walmart bathroom in Greenwood, South Carolina, according to a prosecutor.

Tuesday, 52-year-old Donald Allen Morrison, a registered sex offender, of Trenton in Edgefield County pleaded guilty in a Greenwood County courtroom to a crime that Eight Circuit Solicitor Donald Stumbo called “predatory.”

In June 2019, Morrison attempted to bribe a young boy in a Walmart bathroom to touch him inappropriately, Stumbo said. He also tried to touch the boy. The boy refused and tried to get away, but Morrison held the boy and wouldn’t let him go until the boy threatened to tell his mother.

Greenwood Police Department officers were called and got a description of Morrison and the vehicle he was driving. Officers found Morrison driving near a different Walmart in Greenwood and pulled him over, prosecutors said, and he admitted to grabbing the

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Woman found guilty of hitting CPS student with belt in school bathroom

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A woman was found guilty last week of hitting a 9-year-old Chicago Public Schools student with a belt at his West Garfield Park elementary school.

The family of Jo’maury Champ said Juanita Tyler came to his school in September 2018 and struck him repeated with a belt in a bathroom at Tilton Elementary School, at the behest of the boy’s teacher, Kristen Haynes.

Tyler and Haynes were charged later that month in connection with the incident at the school, at 223 N. Keeler Ave.

Tyler, 58, was found guilty Friday of a misdemeanor count of domestic battery causing bodily harm during a bench trial at the Harrison District Courthouse, court records show.

Haynes, 52, was acquitted of misdemeanor counts of battery and child endangerment, records show.

Cook County Judge Laura Bertucci-Smith sentenced Tyler to a year of conditional discharge and ordered her to take parenting classes, state’s attorney’s office spokeswoman

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Assam court holds 25 guilty in lynching of 73-yr-old tea garden doctor last year – cities

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A court in Assam on Monday pronounced 25 people guilty in a case, where a mob had lynched a senior doctor around 13 months ago.

District and sessions judge Robin Phukan held 25 of the accused guilty for the murder of Dr Deben Dutta (73). The victim was the resident doctor of Teok Tea Estate (TE) hospital in Upper Assam’s Jorhat district.

The court acquitted six accused in the case, while another accused had died in judicial custody.

Also read: Two lynched, beheaded, set on fire over witchcraft suspicion in Assam

The quantum of punishment for the 25 accused will be announced next Monday (October 19).

An irate mob, mostly comprising tea garden workers, had assaulted Dr Dutta on August 31, 2019, holding him responsible for the death of a patient in Teok TE. He was rushed to the Jorhat Medical College, where he was declared brought dead.

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Former Roanoke pharmacist pleads guilty to tampering after paraphernalia found in employee bathroom

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ROANOKE, Va. (WDBJ) – Bryan Wade Lewis, 34 of Roanoke, is facing up to 10 years behind bars for one count of tampering with a consumer product, hydromorphone, the U.S. Department of Justice announced Monday.

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Court documents show that in January of 2018, an employee at Home Choice Partners found a needle, alcohol pad, and a bloody tissue in an employee bathroom toilet and reported it to a colleague. When that colleague asked Lewis if he was aware of these items, he said they may have fallen out of his pocket.


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The employee proceeded to contact human resources which resulted in a drug test for all employees.

Lewis was scheduled to be off work the day of the drug test, but was still instructed to report to work for a screening. He proceeded to contact an employee and explain to them that

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