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Mom ALLOWED sex offender & friend to sexually abuse her 3 children on multiple instances: Police

Authorities in California arrested a mother Monday for allegedly allowing two men to sexually abuse her three underage children.

The Butte County Sheriff’s Office said in a statement that detectives recovered evidence showing that Summer Carver, 33, was present on multiple instances when David Acuff, 38, molested three of her five children. Detectives reportedly also ascertained that Carver was also there on at least one occasion when the second suspect, Joshua Chadwick — a registered sex offender — molested one of her children.

Butte County police said their investigation began in July, after receiving information that Chadwick, 39, was possibly acting inappropriately around children. Local and federal probation officers searched Chadwick’s home on July 8 and reportedly recovered an electronic device containing child pornography.

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“During the investigation detectives determined Chadwick had recent contact with three children, who were all under the age of 10. Detectives located evidence Chadwick had been sexually abusing the children over an extended period of time,” the statement detailed.

Authorities reportedly also uncovered that Acuff, one of Chadwick’s associates, was also molesting the same three children. Butte County police contacted the Oroville Police Department, who reported that they had an open investigation involving Acuff. On July 8, police searched Acuff’s home and discovered evidence that he sexually abused children over an extended period of time.

The police statement didn’t reveal Carver’s relationship to Acuff and Chadwick.

Carver was charged with making a child available for the purpose of allowing lewd and lascivious acts to be committed on the child, child endangerment, lewd and lascivious acts with a child, and abuse of a child. Her bail was set at $825,000.

Chadwick, who remains jailed without bail, was charged with lewd and lascivious acts with children and violating the terms and conditions of his federal probation.

Acuff was charged with oral copulation or sexual penetration of a child, possession of a firearm by a prohibited person, and possession of ammunition by a prohibited person. He also remains jailed without bail.

Carver’s five children are reportedly in the custody of Butte County Children’s Services.

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[Featured image: Summer Carver, David Acuff, and Joshua Chadwick/Butte County Sheriff’s Office]