2008-02-08

What is with Ohio??!?!?!?!?!?!?!?!?!??!

I will for sure say this man is a DBR Black man. A nasty, nasty man!!!! Let's talk about DBR black women. Why in the hell is her mother letting grown ass men in the house after they told her no adult men in the house. Especially the man that is the possible father of your 11 year old child's baby? Why did it take the hospital to call the officials?



Suspect in 10-year-old's pregnancy already behind bars on drug charge
By SHARON COOLIDGE
Cincinnati Enquirer

CINCINNATI -- Lockland police say they are finishing an investigation into the sexual molestation of a 10-year-old girl who gave birth to a baby.

Once their work is complete -- possibly next week -- they will pass the case to Hamilton County prosecutors for charges, said Detective Tod Ober.


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Assistant Hamilton County Prosecutor Mark Piepmeier, who heads the office's criminal division, said there's no rush to bring charges since the suspect, Michael Chaffer, is in prison on other charges.

DNA test results show the 40-year-old Lincoln Heights man is the father of the infant who was born to the child in November, according to Assistant Hamilton County Prosecutor Lee Slocum.
"If he's the father, he'll be indicted on rape," Piepmeier said.

"That's all it takes."

A rape charge carries a possible 10-year prison term.

Lisa Mills, a psychologist and executive director of Harmony Garden, a Norwood-based nonprofit organization that does research and education about girl's health, called the situation "very sad."

"It's just a very unfortunate situation," Mills said. "I know of girls who have been pregnant as young as 11 and 12, but not 10.

"That's probably very rare, even nationwide."

Ober said he could not comment on the case since it's pending.

He said his agency is investigating because the abuse was first alleged to have happened in his city. That turned out to be untrue. The victim and her family live in Lincoln Heights. But Lockland police kept the case since they started the probe.

Authorities first learned of the abuse after the girl gave birth Nov. 4 to a 4-pound baby girl at University Hospital. Officials there alerted the Hamilton County Department of Job and Family Services, which opened an investigation immediately because of the girl's age.

Lockland police first looked at an adult man as their suspect, but DNA proved him innocent. They then turned their attention to a teenage boy, who was also was not the father, according to authorities.

Chaffer, the boyfriend of the girl's 43-year-old mother, was matched to the infant through DNA on Wednesday, according to testimony in a juvenile court hearing about the living arrangements for the girl and the infant.

Job and Family Services caseworkers have removed the baby and the girl from the home. The infant was placed in a foster home, and the girl is living with a relative, according to court testimony.

That placement came after the 43-year-old woman violated an order forbidding any adult men in the house. During a surprise visit Jan. 4, a caseworker found Chaffer there, according to court records.

Chaffer, who tried to prevent an officer from entering the home that day, was arrested on a probation violation that led to a one-year prison term on a prior drug charge. That sentence doesn't expire until December.

Mills said although it's unusual to see a pregnancy in a girl so young, early puberty makes it possible.

The average age of onset of menstruation in the United States is 12 years old, she said.

"More and more girls are starting their

" periods at a younger age. That can be because of many things, but one factor that stands out is the increase in obesity and weight in adolescents."

The community must be watchful of its young girls, Mills said.

"Certainly parents and important adults in girls' lives need to be protective," she said. "We need to keep our eyes and ears open about young girls in the community and what's going on with them, particularly with girls who start menstruation early.

"They are at increased risk of abuse because they look older and draw more attention," Mills said. "Caregivers need to be protective and provide supervision."