Skip to comments.Two ex-workers at CPS facility for foster kids held on sex abuse counts
Posted on 08/14/2004 8:18:16 AM PDT by sinkspur
AUSTIN State Child Protective Services removed 22 foster boys from a Bastrop County wilderness camp Friday after the local sheriff said two former camp employees sexually assaulted youngsters at the privately run facility.
The problem-plagued CPS has contracted with the 100-acre camp to care for children, who have been placed under its watch, for at least the last 13 years.
Bastrop County Sheriff Richard Hernandez said his office and the state Child Care Licensing Division are jointly investigating allegations of sexual abuse occurring at Woodside Trails Therapeutic Camp near Smithville.
Geoff Wool, spokesman for the state Department of Family and Protective Services, which oversees CPS, said the state had received some complaints about Woodside Trails through the years "but nothing as serious as what we're looking at now."
Video:Shelley Kofler reports Bebe Gaines, the camp's director, did not return a phone call Friday seeking comment, but she told The Associated Press, "We're cooperating with the investigation every way we can."
The sheriff said Robert Carl Meuth, 26, of San Marcos was arrested in that city on Aug. 5 and charged with second-degree sexual assault of a child.
Jackie Dewayne Reynolds Jr., 36, was arrested in Brownwood on July 22 and charged with aggravated sexual assault of a child, a first-degree felony, Sheriff Hernandez said. Mr. Reynolds posted $50,000 bail the next day and was released from the Brown County Jail, a jailer there said.
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Those who prey on children will find a way to prey on children.
Some of these kids have been in this wilderness camp for years. Pictures of the living conditions leave much to be desired. Tarp covered lean-to and sleeping on WWII wire cots, even the mutts in Huntsville live better than these kids.
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Time to ramp up the production of millstones...
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Yep. This is exactly the sort of thing that "same-sex" so-called "marriage" is a stepping stone to eventually legitimize.
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Enter "outright libertarians" (with the quotes).
I saw the "preview" on the google results, but I'm not clicking the link to their page.
I'd assume by what I read that they're a Lot like the Log-Jammin'...sorry...Log Cabin Republicans?
Heartbreakingly sad. Obviously, something must be done.
Thank you for the post. This is new news to me.
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