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Child advocacy center employee charged with molestation in Clayton County, police allege cover-up

Police said since their initial announcement, three more victims have come forward.

CLAYTON COUNTY, Ga. — A 25-year-old son of the executive director of a child advocacy center was charged with several sex crimes against children. Clayton County Police Department said he "engaged in inappropriate sexual conduct with at least one child" while employed at the center.

The mother of 25-year-old Caleb Randolph and other employees are also being charged as parties in the criminal case.

Clayton County Police are alleging the 25-year-old son of the executive director of Rainbow House Inc. in Jonesboro "engaged in inappropriate sexual conduct with at least one child" and accuse that director and another employee of a "cover-up scheme" in the case.

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Police held a press conference on Friday at 1 p.m. and said that Randolph faces the following charges: Child molestation, statutory rape, sexual assault by a supervisor and sexual assault by a volunteer. 

The department added that two more children had come forward with accusations against Randolph, making it three total. Police said they expect more to step forward.

"I would say that this is one of second worst cases I've seen," Michelle Alston, a detective with Clayton County Police Department, said, "and one of the first worst cases I've seen involving juveniles." 

In a release Thursday, they said they'd been tipped off to "sexual misconduct possibly occurring" at Rainbow House Inc.

In the immediate aftermath of the allegation, the department said his mom, the center's executive director Mia Kimber, and another employee identified as Monica Jones "both had direct knowledge of the misconduct and failed to report the misconduct to law enforcement officials.

Instead, Clayton County Police allege, the two "failed to take corrective actions and instead engaged in a cover-up scheme."  Another employee was identified on Friday who is facing a charge for not reporting child abuse. 

The result was the victim was "removed from the facility based on false allegations."

Randolph, meanwhile, was fired but then re-hired after a week and a half. He has "since been actively employed with Rainbow House Inc., where he had been allowed to interact with juveniles at the facility" until his arrest on March 16.

"The investigation is ongoing, and additional arrests may be forthcoming as detectives continue to investigate the misconduct of the employees," a police statement said.


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