May 11 2013
CRB [sic] checks will keep our children safe [sic]
"CONCERNS for children’s safety have been raised after several school bus drivers were found not to have the relevant CRB [sic] checks.
The services of two coach operators for Stockton Council have been withdrawn after spot checks on school runs found five drivers did not have the appropriate criminal record check.
A spokesperson for Stockton Council said: “The safeguarding of all our children and young people is of paramount importance to us and that’s why as a matter of routine we frequently carry out spot checks on all coach and taxi drivers which operate on our school routes.
“All school coach drivers must have relevant CRB [sic] checks in place and this is a condition of the contract they have with the council."
Thursday, April 25, 2013
School bus driver AD, 45, from Cwmavon, convicted of sexually assaulting pupil as he took her home
"A BUS driver has been convicted of sexually assaulting a school girl as he drove her home from school.
AD, 45, was found guilty by the jury of eight men and four women sitting at Swansea Crown Court."
22 May 2013 14:57 BST
Bus driver admits sexually assaulting girl at back of vehicle
"Bus driver: CF admitted the charges.
A bus driver is facing jail after he admitted putting his bus out of service and having a sordid clinch at the back of the vehicle with a 14-year-old girl.
CF, 32, has been placed on the sex offenders register after he was spotted kissing the young girl [sic] at the back of the number 17 bus he was driving after he pulled over and put the bus out of service.
He was spotted by a shocked passer by - who reported the incident to National Express Dundee's customer service department."
Former Dundee bus driver put on sex offenders register for schoolgirl kiss
Published: May 11, 2013 at 3:58 PM PDT
Man accused of trying to touch children at rec facility
"Police are investigating a man suspected of approaching and trying to sexually touch children at a recreational facility in Salem.
A Salem Police Department news release said G "is believed to frequent places where children are present" and try to sexually touch them.
Investigators said G hasn’t abused any children, but worry he may cross the line in the future.
The rec center has security restrictions in place, one of which is running names of visitors through an online national predator database.G was not listed in the database, officials said."