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Boy skips church, father charged with endangering
Tue, 01 Jul 2014 16:10:00 -0700

BLANCHESTER, Ohio (AP) — The father of an 8-year-old boy who skipped church and was found alone at a store about a half-mile from his home has been charged with child endangering.

Ohio Dad Loses Job, Arrested After Son Skips Church to Play in Neighborhood
Sun, 29 Jun 2014 07:17:31 -0700

Police in Blanchester, Ohio, arrested a dad for endangering the life of his eight-year-old son, who missed his church van and was later found playing in a neighbourhood. The dad also lost his job after local newspapers reported on the incident.

Ohio Boy Skips Church, Father Charged With Endangering
Wed, 02 Jul 2014 05:27:23 -0700

BLANCHESTER, Ohio (AP) - The father of an 8-year-old Ohio boy who skipped church and was found alone at a store has been charged with child endangering. Blanchester police say the boy apparently walked on a busy highway to a Family Dollar Store about a half-mile from his home on April 30. Police Chief Scott Reinbolt says 31-year-old Jeffrey Williamson told police his son went missing around 5:30 ...

Dad arrested after son, 8, skips church
Fri, 27 Jun 2014 09:42:16 -0700

Blanchester residents are debating whether a father should be charged with child endangering after his 8-year-old son skipped church to play.

Man Arrested After Son Skips Church [VIDEO]
Fri, 27 Jun 2014 16:48:06 -0700

Worse, Jeffrey Williamson says he faces up to six months on a “ridiculous” charge. Williamson said that his children, including 8 year-old Justin, were outside of their Blanchester, Ohio home when their Woodville Baptist Church van pulled up, according to WCPO. The kids got on the bus, save for Justin who, unbeknownst to Williamson, had other plans. “He just wanted to go play in the neighborhood ...

8-year-old Ohio boy skips church and walks to store; father charged with child endangering
Tue, 01 Jul 2014 15:20:44 -0700

The father of an 8-year-old Ohio boy who skipped church and was found alone at a store has been charged with child endangering.

You Won’t Believe Why Jeffrey Williamson, Father Of An Eight Year Old Was Arrested!
Fri, 27 Jun 2014 17:19:30 -0700

Controversy has erupted in Blanchester, Ohio after the father of an eight-year-old boy was arrested by the police on charges of child endangering, reports WXYZ. The incident happened in May, when a bus from the Woodville Baptist Church arrived at the house of Jeffrey Williamson to pick up his kids. Williamson’s eight-year-old son Justin had

Father Finds Himself In Hot Water After His Son Skips Church
Fri, 27 Jun 2014 10:34:29 -0700

Dad Arrested After Son Skips Church To Play Father Finds Himself In Hot Water After His Son Skips Church Dad Arrested After Son Skips Church To Play Legal Local Weird News Jeffrey Williamson Has Been Optimized A Blanchester, Ohio, man was arrested and lost his job over what he says is a completely bogus child-endangering charge. The trouble started for father Jeffrey Williamson on a Sunday ...

Church bus driver takes blame for dad's arrest
Tue, 01 Jul 2014 18:35:59 -0700

A church bus driver took the blame and says he regrets the incident that led to a dad's arrest after his 8-year-old son skipped church to play.

Ohio dad criticizes arrest after son skips church
Fri, 27 Jun 2014 08:19:23 -0700

An Ohio dad lost his job at McDonald’s and faces jail time after he reportedly thought his son got on a church van on Sunday, but instead popped up at a Family Dollar.