Unlicensed Daycare Worker Accused of Abuse (Demo)

Uuuurgh.  People who abuse children are the WORST!!
A home daycare, known to be untidy and overrun with upwards of 15 children or more, has been shut down by the Maryland Department of Education Office of Childcare after Johnathan Cummings or Lanham was arrested on January 7th for abusing a 2 year old child in the care of this unlicensed daycare, located in Upper Marlboro.  According to news reports and the police, a witness captured a video of Johnathan Cummings kicking a two year old and alerted parents; Cummings later admitted to the assault.  Well duh.  What I want to know is who in the hot-ham-sandwiches (probably his Mama) let him “work” with small children?  He has a freakin criminal record.  Cummings was arrested on criminal charged for burglary and plead to misdemeanor charges related to alcohol in 2009.  Most recently, he has 12 active traffic related cases.  
Johnathan Cummings Record
From Prince George’s Police, “Cummings is charged with physical child abuse and second degree assault. Cummings, who admitted to kicking the child, has been released on a $35,000 bond. Detectives believe there may be additional victims. The Maryland State Department of Education’s Office of Child Care has issued the unlicensed day care center a cease and desist order. The owners were informed they can not provide day care services until they have been properly licensed.
Anyone with information on this case is asked to call the Prince George’s County Police Department’s Child and Vulnerable Adult Unit at (301) 772-4930. Callers wishing to remain anonymous may call Crime Solvers at 1-866-411-TIPS (8477), text “PGPD” plus your message to CRIMES (274637) on your cell phone, or go to http://www.princegeorgescountymd.gov/police to submit a tip online.”
 
 

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