May 20, 2006

Daycare Forced to Close Following Abuse Allegations


A Lubbock daycare was ordered by the state to shut down immediately following multiple charges of indecency with a child.

You'll remember, 51-year-old Royce Jiminez was charged with seven counts of indecency with a child. He bonded out shortly after his arrest.

Jiminez is pastor of the Light of the World Christian Church as well as an owner and board member of the church's daycare, Sunlight Daycare. He is accused of touching a seven-year-old boy inappropriately on seven different occasions.

The Texas Department of Family and Protective Services completed its investigation Thursday concerning the report containing the charges against Jiminez. There are seven different counts against him, including: engaging in sexual contact by touching the genitals of the child.

Posted by kshaw at May 20, 2006 07:53 AM