Authorities allege that Thomas Bianco, III of Cherry Hill sexually assaulted children to which he had access through his landscaping business and sports coaching. The investigation is ongoing.
By Matt Skoufalos | February 24, 2022
UPDATE (Friday, Feb. 25, 2022 – 9 p.m.): A Cherry Hill youth baseball coach has been charged with sexually assaulting a 12-year-old and endangering four other children in 10 separate incidents.
Twenty-year-old Thomas Bianco, III is a baseball coach for the Cherry Hill National Athletic League and owner of Bianco Landscaping Maintenance, LLC, which also employs minors, according to the Camden County Prosecutor’s Office (CCPO).
Bianco, III is alleged to have assaulted a 12-year-old “on multiple occasions” within his vehicle, the CCPO wrote Wednesday.
He was charged with two counts of second-degree sexual assault and two counts of third-degree endangering the welfare of a child, and is being held at the Camden County Jail pending a pretrial hearing on March 1.
On Friday, Bianco, III was charged in eight additional incidents affecting four other, 13-year-old children after additional victims came forward. He now faces 13 additional counts of third-degree endangering the welfare of a child, two counts of fourth-degree invasion of privacy, and three counts of third-degree promoting obscene material to a minor.
The investigation is ongoing, and anyone with additional information is asked to contact CCPO Det. Kimberley Abreu (856-225-8443), Cherry Hill Police Det. Sgt. Kristina Grimaldi (856-432-8818), or to e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org. Anonymous tips are accepted.
All persons charged with crimes are presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty in a court of law. An arrest is not a conviction.
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