Aide at Maryland School for the Deaf charged with sex abuse


A school aide at the Maryland School for the Deaf has been charged with inappropriately touching three students between 2008 and 2010.
Clarence Cepheus Taylor, 37, of Windsor Mill, was charged with three counts of sexual abuse of a minor said Howard County Police.
The girls, now 15 and 16, now go to another school, but were overnight students at the Maryland School for the Deaf.
Taylor was an evening-shift dorm aide when the touching happened.
One of the girls recently told a teacher about the incidents after finding out that she might not have been the only incident said police.
She said that Taylor would hug her and rub his hands across her breast in the dorm hallway when she was 12 and 13-years-old.
A second girl said that Taylor walked up and brushed her backside and breast with his hand in a common area of the dorm building. She also said that Taylor kissed her when she stood up from a drinking fountain. She told police that she was 10, 11 and 12-years-old when this happened. 
A third victim also reported that she was 13-years-old when she stayed as an overnight student, and that Taylor kissed her when she stood up after drinking from a water fountain.
Taylor, who is suspended from his current job as a day time teacher's aide at the school was arrested today. 
Police are urging anyone with any information or any additional victim are asked to come call police at 410-313-3200.
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