The relatives behind the agitator and cringeworthy “DaddyOFive” YouTube videos have been condemned to 5 years trial on charges of child neglect.
Michael and Heather Martin, of Ijamsville, Md., were condemned in the Frederick County Circuit Court on Monday, according to the Baltimore Sun. The two entered Alford pleas to two depends any of child neglect.
The defence means the relatives say their ignorance but concur that the prosecutors’ acquired justification would likely outcome in a guilty verdict.
This comes after a series of over 300 YouTube videos — called “prank” videos — that found the relatives being quite vicious to their youngest children. The videos resulted in scarcely concept defamation from the observation public.
According to Lindy Angel, Frederick County partner state’s attorney, the review into the function began in April, after the county Sheriff’s Office was sloping off about the weird “DaddyOFive” channel.
As the Baltimore Sun points out, in the deleted videos the relatives destroy items, use obscenities around the children and Michael even shoves his immature son, Cody, 10. What’s more, he tells his stepson to slap his daughter, Emma. The flighty function carried over by mixed videos.
The Baltimore Sun also reports that a neuropsychologist operative with the Frederick County Child Protective Services found that there had been understandable mental and psychological repairs finished to the two youngest children, Cody, and Emma, 11, who are Michael Martin’s biological children with Rose Hall, who attended Monday’s hearing.
The couple’s 3 other kids are Heather Martin’s biological children — and were not brought into the investigation.
The Martins face a five-year dangling judgment for any charge. Under the probation, they can't hit Emma, Cody, or their biological mom but justice permission. They are also barred from posting images or videos of the children to social media unless it’s deemed a legitimate reason. They also have to contention to mental health diagnosis as suggested by a supervising agent, according to the Baltimore Sun.
Hall and her profession Tim Conlon attended the conference Monday, and Conlon pronounced the biological mom is unhappy with the final sentence.
The Martins’ attorney, Stephen R. Tully, pronounced that his clients’ function was inattentive but not conscious and that they’ve schooled to be some-more careful. Tully plans to file a suit to boot or revoke the sentences, or obliterate the charges from their annals on confluence to the probation.
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