Ex-foster parent gets 20 to 40 years in prison

Leroy K. Mitchell
Leroy K. Mitchell accepts plea deal, admits molesting five children By Kathleen Brady Shea, Managing Editor, The Times Leroy K. Mitchell For years, a respected member of the community molested various children in his care – until one “very courageous 10-year-old girl” broke the cycle, not only reporting the abuse but also agreeing to call the perpetrator, who apologized while police were...

Ex-foster parent waives 2nd preliminary hearing

Leroy K. Mitchell waived his preliminary hearing Monday on a second set of child-molestation charges.
He is accused of abusing total of  seven victims aged 3 to 10 By Kathleen Brady Shea, Managing Editor, The Times Leroy K. Mitchell, 60, waived his preliminary hearing Monday on a second set of child-molestation charges. For the second time in less than three months, a former coach, foster parent, and corrections officer waived his preliminary hearing on child-molestation charges on Monday. Leroy...