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The Toledo Municipal Court will soon open a Domestic Violence Waiting Room. Those involved hope it will increase victim participation in the court process, as well as provide a safe location for them.More >>
The Toledo Municipal Court will soon open a Domestic Violence Waiting Room for victims. Those involved hope it will increase victim participation in the court process, as well as provide a safe location for them.More >>
NAPOLEON, OH (Toledo News Now) -
Napoleon man is behind bars after being charged with rape and gross sexual
who lived near 57-year-old Daniel Gonzales say they were shocked and disgusted
when they heard what happened.
hear something like this, it just totally catches you off-guard," said Teresa
has been charged with raping a child under the age of 13, and causing two other
children, also under age 13, to engage in sexual contact.
John Hanna says sex crimes are more common than many people may think, but
cases like this are especially hard to hear about.
always more difficult, especially when there are children involved," Hanna
said. "It's never easy to [work on a case with] any of the sex offenses,
because they're always traumatic for the victim."
the victims were so young hits close to home for Ward.
got grandkids, too," she said. "And to think that somebody would do something
to them – I don't know what I would do."
waved his preliminary hearing Thursday morning. Hanna says they'll take the
case to the grand jury.
just can't believe someone would do something like this to kids," Ward said. "Those
kids never hurt anybody, and to have to go through something like this, it's