7/25/14 – Today’s Round-up of Child Sex Abuse in the News


Harrisburg, PA – Teacher Sentenced to 9 Years in Child Pornography Case

Jeffrey Schmutzler, 43, of Fayetteville, PA, a former high school teacher, was sentenced Thursday to 9 years in federal prison and fined $15,100 in a child pornography case.  According to news reports, he not only imported child porn from the internet, but also took photographs of students at his school for more than a decade and Photoshopped their faces onto 136 porn images.  Read more here:

Red Bluff, CA – Charges Filed Against High School Auto Shop Teacher

Kenneth Wayne Binder, 42, a high school auto shop teacher, was arrested back in February on Red Bluff High School’s campus on suspicion of sending harmful matter to a minor. After being exonerated in April, the Tehama County District Attorney’s Office filed five charges Tuesday of annoying or molesting a child under 18 years old. Read more here:

Livermore, CA – Soccer Coach Accused of Committing Lewd Act with Child

Jesse Schlicker, 26, of Livermore, was arrested Tuesday night and charged Thursday with committing a lewd act on a child under 14, the San Jose Mercury News reported. Schlicker worked as a speed and strength coach in the soccer camp program at Cabernet Indoor Sports on Patterson Pass Road in Livermore. If convicted of the felony charge, he faces a sentence of up to eight years in prison. Read more here:

Guntersville, AL – High School Soccer Coach Faces More Charges

A former Guntersville Volunteer soccer coach who was arrested in May on sexual abuse charges, now faces 24 new charges, after new evidence was found during a search of the man’s home. The new warrant against David Barrow includes 24 counts of production of child pornography, one count of possession of child pornography, and one count of aggravated criminal surveillance. Huntsville Police re-arrested Barrow on Wednesday and charged him with sodomy, human trafficking and sexual abuse of a child less than 12 years old. Read more here: