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No Bail for Accused North Andover White Supremacist in Child Sex Abuse Case

Justin Ladd was charged with 21 crimes.

The basement of a North Andover home where authorities say two girls were sexually abused. Credit: WHDH/7News
The basement of a North Andover home where authorities say two girls were sexually abused. Credit: WHDH/7News
An alleged North Andover white supremacist accused of torturing and sexually abusing his two stepdaughters over the course of five years was held without bail following a court hearing Tuesday.

Justin Ladd, 33, of 138 High St., was charged with 21 crimes, according to the Eagle-Tribune.

The home resembled a house of horrors. Swastikas were spray-painted in the basement, and an official said Ladd raised pit bulls down there with "at least"  20 dog cages.

WHDH/7News reported a judge deemed Ladd a danger to the community.

Court papers detailed heinous acts allegedly committed by Ladd:
  • He bashed one girl's head through a wall and held her underwater in a bathtub when she cooked Shepherd's Pie the wrong way
  • He used pliers to pull on the girls' tongues and toes
  • He touched the girls inappropriately and frequently exposed himself to them and their brothers
  • He would force the girls to do push ups for "as long as possible," and hit them with a hammer if they stopped
  • He threatened his "motorcycle group" was going to kill the girls
The girls said Ladd is a white supremacist and has "White Power" tattooed on his stomach.

The alleged abuse took place from 2008 to 2013. The girls, now 14 and 16, were placed in the custody of the state Department of Children and Families.

Neighbors said police were called "dozens of times" to the home, which is now being renovated for homeless veterans, according to WHDH/7News.
Eman May 06, 2014 at 06:27 PM
He should be put in jail and raped and tortured just like he did to these poor little girls! So sad ! ! I dont care what your views are,you never harm a child!!!
chris pettepti May 08, 2014 at 09:15 AM
Called to the house dozens of times? How many times does it take?

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