‘Big Bird’s Playhouse’ counselor arrested AGAIN for alleged sexual abuse of camper: DA

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A counselor at ‘Big Bird’s Playhouse’ camp in Staten Island has been arrested and charged with sexually abusing a camper — less than a month after a similar allegation — according to the DA.

Endrick Torres, 33, of Woodside, Queens, allegedly fondled a 10-year-old girl at least eight times on the camp bus and at a movie theater.  The alleged abuse happened between July 1 and Aug. 31, 2012.

Endrick Torres sex abuse counselor

Endrick Torres, 33, of Woodside, Queens, allegedly fondled a 10-year-old girl at least eight times on the camp bus and at a movie theater.


The latest arrest came after the girl’s mother saw the camp counselor on a news report detailing his earlier allegations.

She asked her daughter about the counselor all the kids called “Mr. E”, and the girl got upset and told her what happened, according to a DA release.

Endrick, who has been a counselor for four years at Big Bird’s Playhouse, was arrested earlier for allegedly molesting a 10-year-old camper on the  school bus.  After that incident he was released on $15,000 bond.

He is due in court on Friday, and is being held on $35,000 bail.



  • carolineredbrook

    Accused pedophiles and child molesters like Torres, Sylvain Kustyan, Ariel Castro, Jerry Sandusky, etc. must be apprehended before they prey on our innocent children for years! Castro and Sandusky are now safely behind bars. But just look what happened when Torres was released. Unfortunately, Kustyan, who has been officially charged with two counts each of 1st Degree Sodomy and Sexual Abuse of a ten-year-old little boy, fled to avoid imminent arrest. Kustyan, formerly of Tuscaloosa, Alabama and Hermin/ Mazingarbe, France, is now a fugitive from the law. Victims of pedophiles suffer physical damage which can lead to serious health problems later in life. The psychological and emotional trauma can never be fully erased. There are actual permanent physiological alterations to the brain sustained as the young victims try to survive the attacks. They will suffer relationship problems with family and spouses. The heart attack rate among male victims of pedophiles is 3x's higher and the suicide rate is 10x's higher than in non-victim males. Since the average pedophile has 300 victims in their lifetime and since the recidivism rate among pedophiles is virtually 100% they must be stopped ASAP!

  • Kay

    Did you know Endrick Torres dated the mother of second child that accused him,hear she was very upset when he broke up with her is this away to get back at him.If it is shame on them!

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