Tag: child abuse

Waynesboro man charged with child abuse

The Waynesboro Police Department arrested a city man after an investigation determined he abused his five year old daughter earlier in the month. Walter Scott Owen, 41 years old, faces a single felony count of abuse/neglect of a child.


It takes a community to prevent child abuse, neglect

Preventing child abuse and neglect is a community concern. That’s the driving theme behind National Child Abuse Prevention Month, which raises awareness of the need for families and communities to work together to end the cycle.


How Ray Rice plays in the NFL in 2015

Ray Rice is only on the sidelines in a figurative sense. The former Baltimore Ravens running back remains on the NFL indefinite suspension list in the aftermath of the release of security-camera footage showing him punching his then-fiancee twice, knocking her out cold, in a New Jersey elevator in February.


Second arrest in Waynesboro child abuse case

The Waynesboro Police Department has made a second arrest in a child abuse case that was reported earlier this week. On Thursday, officers arrested Kalynn Marie Mazzola, 19, of Waynesboro, at her residence on one felony count of abuse or neglect of a child under her supervision.


Waynesboro man charged with child abuse

The Waynesboro Police Department has arrested a Waynesboro man for felony child abuse after officers were sent to a city residence to check the welfare of an 18-month-old girl


Exchange Club members unite for child-abuse prevention

Members of the Exchange Club of Waynesboro will join thousands of fellow Exchangites across the country for the single biggest child abuse prevention service event in Exchange’s 100-year history during April. They will be participating in the national project, the Prevention of Child Abuse, through a series of programs in Waynesboro, Staunton and Augusta County. […]


Exchange Club works to raise awareness of child abuse

  Staff Report News tips: freepress2@ntelos.net During this week, Monday, Nov. 30 through Saturday, Dec. 5, the Waynesboro Exchange Club will be distributing helpful informational brochures on child abuse and free blue light bulbs as part of its Blue Light of Hope Campaign to promote prevention of child abuse. Unfortunately, child abuse is widespread, affecting […]