July 26, 2022

UPDATE July 29, 2022

Following his hospitalization, James Weems Jr., has waived extradition. He remains in custody in Washington D.C. Weems is expected to appear before a Baltimore County Court Commissioner next week.

ORIGINAL July 26, 2022

An arrest warrant has been issued for 57-year-old James Weems Jr., after allegations surfaced that Weems sexually abused at least three children while working at a daycare facility located in Owings Mills.

Baltimore County detectives began to investigate Weems earlier this month after they were notified of the abuse. Weems faces multiple charges. He currently remains hospitalized in police custody in Washington D.C. pending extradition.

Baltimore County detectives continue to work closely with detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department as well as members of the Baltimore County State’s Attorney’s Office, the Maryland State Department of Education and the Maryland Department of Human Services, Child Protective Services.

Families can contact Baltimore County detectives at 410-307-2020. Parents can also consult the following website for guidance in discussing potential abuse with their children.

Link: https://mcasa.org/prevention/preventing-child-sexual-abuse