default avatar
Welcome to the site! Login or Signup below.
|
||
Logout|My Dashboard

Trial starting in deaf school sex abuse case - The Frederick News-Post : News

Trial starting in deaf school sex abuse case

Print
Font Size:
Default font size
Larger font size

Posted: Tuesday, October 29, 2013 2:00 am

ELLICOTT CITY — Jury selection has begun in Ellicott City for the trial of a former Maryland School for the Deaf dormitory aide charged with sexually abusing seven female students in Columbia.

Clarence Taylor III, 38, of Gwynn Oak, pleaded not guilty to all charges Monday before the selection process began.

Howard County Circuit Judge William Tucker says 12 jurors and three alternates will be seated today before lawyers make opening statements.

Taylor is accused of molesting students from 2008 to 2011. The alleged victims were in the fourth through eighth grades.

Taylor allegedly kissed, hugged and fondled the girls during their overnight stays at the school.

He faces seven counts of sex abuse of a minor and three counts of soliciting a subject for child pornography.

© 2015 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

More about

More about

Rules of Conduct

  • 1 Keep it Clean. Please avoid obscene, vulgar, lewd, racist or sexually-oriented language.
  • 2 Don't Threaten or Abuse. Threats of harming another person will not be tolerated. AND PLEASE TURN OFF CAPS LOCK.
  • 3 Be Truthful. Don't knowingly lie about anyone or anything.
  • 4 Be Nice. No racism, sexism or any sort of -ism that is degrading to another person.
  • 5 Be Proactive. Use the 'Report' link on each comment to let us know of abusive posts.
  • 6 Share with Us. We'd love to hear eyewitness accounts, the history behind an article.

Welcome to the discussion.

2 comments:

  • dr-wayne posted at 4:49 pm on Tue, Oct 29, 2013.

    dr-wayne Posts: 49

    You guys do know this happened at the campus in Columbia, Md, not the school in frederick?

     
  • Thomask posted at 1:57 pm on Tue, Oct 29, 2013.

    Thomask Posts: 97

    I agree. This seems to have been swept under the rug. Maybe the FNP will cover the trial to some degree and get us more information on what he did, to whom he did it, and whatever punishment if any is accorded.

     

Be your own boss!

Looking for extra cash?

We need reliable newspaper carriers. Apply today.