33 Charges Brought Against Jessica Laferriere In Child Abuse Case, 26 Against Felipe Monteiro
Updated: Mar 18
Jessica Laferriere, 31 of Manchester was arrested in January after a child in her care was brought to a Nashua Hospital with significant bruising on multiple parts of their body. Laferriere was released on PR bail after the January arrest.
Police continued their investigation and police say that they believe Laferriere assaulted children in her care on multiple occasions. The abuse occurred and escalated over the course of a year. Investigators said they determined that all of the assaults happened in Manchester.
Laferriere is accused of 11 counts of second-degree assault, 2 counts of falsifying evidence, 5 counts of criminal threatening, and 15 counts of endangering the welfare of a child according to MPD Spokes Person Heather Hamel.
Investigators also arrested Felipe Monteiro, 33 of Manchester in connection to the abuse investigation. Investigators determined that Monteiro allegedly knew about the assaults and did not report them. Monteiro is accused of 2 counts of falsifying evidence, 12 counts of violating the child protection act, and 12 counts of endangering the welfare of a child.
Laferriere and Monteiro will be arraigned in Hillsborough County Superior Court, however, the date was not specified in the Manchester Police press release.