By: Mark Stodghill, Duluth News Tribune
A 62-year-year-old school bus driver with no apparent prior criminal history was charged Monday with sexually assaulting four preteen girls.
Jimmy Jerome James of Two Harbors is charged with four counts of second-degree criminal sexual conduct. According to the criminal complaint, James placed his hands under the girls’ clothes and touched the girls on their buttocks, chests and “private parts.”James’ colleagues said they found the allegations hard to believe.
By the time you finish reading this, 15 children will have been abused; In the next five minutes, 30 more; Within the next hour, 360 more; And by tonight, close to 8,000+ children will have suffered from abuse, 5 of which will die. Child abuse has increased 134% since 1980 and is now considered a worldwide epidemic. The high jump in child abuse deaths and the shocking increase in statistics highlights the frightening lack of public knowledge.
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