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Who Molests Children?

The simple answer is Anyone.

View the evening news on any day of the week when a reporter announces that someone was arrested and charged with child molestation, possessing child pornography or a similar crime. And generally most people who know the person who was arrested are in shock. They simply cannot believe their friend or neighbor or relative could do such a thing. They claim they know the person. Although they vow to support that person, they will have a rude awakening. They didn’t really know the person who was arrested, nor will their support last.

That arrest is only highlighting the tip of the iceberg. No one really knows who is molesting children until they get caught. More must be done than to just wait until the damage to the child has been done. Protection should begin with everyone being suspect.

We are taught from an early age that the man or woman who wears the badge is not to be feared but is to be trusted. If anyone can molest children, then it is imperative that we ask questions such as: Is that a Sexual Predator hiding behind that badge?

Meet Officer William (Bill) Watson from Alabama. When he was about to be arrested for sexually abusing at least one younger than 16 year old girl, he entered a hospital, and his house caught fire.

His friends, relatives and neighbors were caught off guard and overwhelmed. After all, Bill Watson was a Limestone County Sheriff Deputy.

When the accused sexual predator was stopped in his tracks, not only was his circle of friends knocked over by his arrest, but their questions as to his hospitalization and his house fire only added to their confusion.

On August 17, 2012 the local newspaper in Adison, Alabama reported:

More Victims in Officer Sex Abuse case

Officer William (Bill) Watson is on administrative leave amid allegations of sex abuse against a girl younger than 16 years old.

Authorities have not revealed a specific number of alleged victims, but they do anticipate filing more charges against Watson, who remains at Huntsville Hospital for an undisclosed reason.

Watson will be arrested and charged with first degree sex abuse. William (Bill) Watson will soon be discharged from the hospital. The allegations came over the weekend from the girl's mother. A judge has already set Watson's bond at $50,000.

Authorities with Limestone County Sheriff's Office said they would possibly bring more charges against Watson. The charges concern not just the first alleged victim but also other young victims.

"We have other victims that are being interviewed. There may be further charges presented to a grand jury at a later date that could involve some other children," said Captain Stanley McNatt with the sheriff's office.

Investigators said the initial investigation shows the girl was sexually abused recently.

Watson was already in the hospital when his home caught fire Wednesday night.

That house on Burgreen Road in East Limestone County has extensive damage, and authorities call the fire suspicious but haven't said why.

Do they believe that fire could be in any way related to the allegations against the officer?

State fire investigators said it is just too early to know if the fire is related to allegations against Watson and that the first step is trying to find out exactly how the fire started, though they said it appears it started in the basement.

Sexual Predators or Child Molesters can be young, in the middle of their careers or they can be retired. They are generally intelligent and are often an integral part of the community doing volunteer work. They may be married with children and hold trusted positions in the community.

They can also be wearing a badge. Their crimes can be initiated with phone-“texting” as happened with this Ohio police officer.

Retired Chillicothe officer Richard Eric McKee pleads
guilty to sex charges against a 15-year old child.

Saturday, August 18, 2012

CHILLICOTHE, Ohio - A retired Chillicothe police officer entered surprise guilty pleas during a status conference Friday on charges of unlawful sexual conduct.

A two-day trial for
Richard Eric McKee, 49, was slated to begin Monday on 10 third-degree felony charges of unlawful sexual conduct. On Friday morning, McKee agreed to a negotiated plea with prosecutors, who dropped five of the charges in exchange for guilty pleas on the other five.

I had no idea what to expect going in (to the status conference). ... It's pursuant to a negotiated plea. He's going to get a definite prison sentence," said Ross County Prosecutor Matt Schmidt, adding he anticipates it will be at least two years.

In May, McKee pleaded guilty to importuning, unauthorized use of the Ohio Law Enforcement Gateway and two counts of sexual imposition. However, the expectation was he would take the remaining counts to a jury because his attorney, Jim Boulger, had filed a motion asking the judge to disallow evidence from the admitted charges.

Boulger could not be reached for comment on the decision to plead guilty.

The family's biggest concern was they wanted to hear him get up and admit to what he had done ...and that the victim was telling the truth," Schmidt said. "Regardless of what I think about what sentencing he should receive, I'm glad it resolved itself to the satisfaction of the victim."

While many of the initial charges stemmed from inappropriate text messages, the unlawful sexual conduct charge involved actual sexual contact using his hands on the then 15-year-old female victim, Schmidt said.

McKee's sentencing has been rescheduled from later this month to 11 a.m. Sept. 17 to allow time to prepare a victim impact statement.

It is not only officers who are charged with enforcing the law, but legislators who create the law that may depart from the mantel of trust and violate the laws instead. Sometimes legislators make mistakes and repeal laws.

Here is a report where a State Representative from Minnesota got caught with his pants down. He claimed he made a mistake. Actually, there were a number of mistakes made. How many can you find?

Representative Kerry Gauthier Admitted To Rest Stop Sex Acts With Teen, 17

August 17. 2012

DULUTH, Minn. – A Minnesota State Representative was allegedly involved in a sexual act at a public rest room near Proctor, Minn., according to recently released police documents.

The St. Louis County Attorney’s Office said they would not pursue criminal charges against 56-year-old Minnesota Rep. Rep. Kerry Gauthier.

According to police documents, officers responded to a “suspicious activity” call at the Thompson Hill rest area. After investigating, they determined that Gauthier and a 17-year-old male had been involved in sexual activity — including oral sex — near the picnic tables on the south end of the rest area.

According to the documents, Gauthier admitted to meeting with the teen after putting an ad up on Craigslist, but said the teen claimed to be 18.

As the age of consent in Minnesota is 16, and as both parties claimed the encounter was consensual, the St. Louis County Attorney’s Office said they would not pursue criminal charges.

During the investigation, police were looking into whether money changed hands, which would make it a criminal matter, but Gauthier and the teen both said that money was not exchanged.

Police said that Gauthier was neither arrested nor issued a citation.

Duluth resident Gauthier, who represents an area ravaged by recent flooding, was a no-show at a State Capitol hearing to discuss disaster aid on Thursday. A first-term legislator, he is up for reelection this November.

Democratic House Minority Leader Paul Thissen said Gauthier was being hospitalized for “an unknown health issue” and he expects him to address the incident when he recovers.

My immediate concern is for Rep. Gautheir’s health,” he said.

Minnesota’s Democratic Party Chairman, Ken Martin, also withheld comment.

Watching or possessing child pornography is considered a pre-requisite to child molestation because it is condoning the sexual exploitation and abuse of children. If there were no commercial interest in child pornography there might be less child pornography and there would be much less child molestation.

This former school resource officer, police dispatcher, and volunteer with the Explorer Program was also a police officer for eight years. He was arrested August 17, 2012.

Note that he was being “looked at” for a variety of reasons including associating with known criminals. Why did it take ten years to discover his deviant sexual interest? Could vetting him before he was hired made this discovery and prevented this crime?

Former. Pensacola officer facing child porn charges

Kevin Britt resigned amid internal investigation

PENSACOLA, Fla. (WALA) - A former officer with the Pensacola Police Department is behind bars in Osceola County, Florida, charged with 10 counts of child pornography.

Deputies say an investigation into 38-year-old Kevin Britt began when Polk County Sheriff's detectives conducting an undercover Internet operation identified Britt as a suspect using the Internet to traffic or distribute child pornography images.

Polk detectives contacted the Osceola County Sheriff's Office when they discovered his residence was located in Osceola County. OCSO obtained a search warrant and seized several computers and electronic devices from Britt's bedroom.

Detectives processed the devices and found at least 10 child pornography images. Britt was arrested on August 14.

FOX10 News has learned that Britt was a former PPD school resource officer, and was affiliated with the Explorer Program. Britt was hired in 1994 and spent time in dispatch and as a patrol officer.

PPD says Britt resigned in 2002 during an internal investigation. Britt was being looked at for several suspicious activities, including acting as a bailer for people in jail, truthfulness in reports, and for associating with known criminals.

Britt was not under investigation for anything related to these new charges.

FOX10 News contacted PPD Chief Chip Simmons for a comment on the charges, but we were told that Pensacola Police does not comment on the activities of former officers.

The August 16, 2012 sentence received by this former K-9 officer is certainly a double-standard, and a mere slap on the wrist. There is no case where sexual abuse of a minor should be considered anything less than a felony and upon conviction should be punished accordingly.

He is now employed as a security guard in Alabama. This case deserves a slap in the judicial face. He was not punished and will NOT have to register as a sex offender. Who should be blamed for his future victims?

How is this lenient sentence of thirty days protecting children in his future? Because this defendant was given such an extra-lenient sentence, both the prosecutor and judge should be thrown out of office.

Former Richmond police officer enters plea in indecent liberties case

By Bill McKelway - Richmond Times-Dispatch,: August 15, 2012

Ronald E. Oaks Jr., 42, was sentenced to 12 months in jail, with all but one month suspended.

A former Richmond police officer was sent to jail this morning after pleading guilty to a misdemeanor charge of taking indecent liberties with a minor.  

Ronald E. Oaks Jr., 42,left a Henrico County Circuit Court courtroom in handcuffs, sentenced to a 12-month jail term with all but one month suspended.

Oaks, a former K9 officer, is now employed as a security guard in Alabama. He was arrested in November on a felony charge and pleaded guilty to the misdemeanor in a plea agreement today.  

Oaks was involved in a situation in which he was standing in line at a fast food restaurant with his son and a 15-year-old female, who later testified that Oaks demanded that she show him nude pictures of herself.

During an investigation, Oaks said that he intended to show the pictures to an administrator at Godwin High School and was concerned about who may have been the intended recipient.

But the victim testified that Oaks made suggestive remarks to her about the pictures and was forceful and threatening about seeing the pictures.

Oaks will not be required to register as a sex offender.

In Rockford, Illinois, a sheriff’s sergeant was first arrested for sexual assault of a minor by the sheriff and then arrested by the FBI for trading child pornography over the internet. He had been with law enforcement for ten years.

What took so long to detect his predatory behavior? Would vetting this officer have prevented these crimes?

Feds charge sheriff's sergeant
in child porn case


ROCKFORD – A McHenry County sheriff's sergeant accused of sexually assaulting a child has been arrested again, this time on federal charges that he produced child pornography and distributed it over the Internet.

Gregory M. Pyle, 36, who has worked for the sheriff's department for more than 10 years, was taken into custody Tuesday and ordered held without bond until a detention hearing Friday. Formerly of Crystal Lake, Pyle has been living in Crest Hills, near Joliet.

Pyle, who had been head of the evidence division since June 2010, was relieved of his law enforcement duties and placed on administrative leave shortly after his first arrest in January.

According to federal court documents, a person under investigation for child pornography identified the user names of other people with whom he had traded child pornography over the Internet. Pyle allegedly was identified as the person using two of those names under which sexually explicit images, including of a minor child, were transmitted.

During an interview with authorities, the minor said Pyle had sexually abused him on multiple occasions, including on a trip to Wisconsin.

According to the criminal complaint, Pyle traveled to Wisconsin in December 2008 with the boy, then 10 years old, with the intent to engage in a sexual act with him and produce child pornography, which was then transmitted through the Internet

The internet is an amazing tool. Employing the internet, by using it to abuse children, is fraught with danger in more ways than one as this Georgia cop found out. One would think he had learned something during his tenure as a law enforcement officer.

Fortunately, he did not. He was arrested and no child was harmed.

Former SPD cop faces child sex charges

Aug 14, 2012

By Jim Wallace


A former Sylvester Police Officer was arrested by Sylvester Police this morning, when he tried to meet who he thought was a 14-year-old girl for sex.

48-year-old John Thomas DeGuire, who lives in Tifton, was arrested at 8:30 this morning at Jeffords Park in Sylvester. Investigators from the Sylvester Police Department's Internet Crimes Against Children took pictures from his facebook page.

Investigators say for the last week DeGuire thought he was communicating over the computer with a 14-year-old girl, but really it was a police officer.

They searched DeGuire's home and car and seized his computer. DeGuire is charged with computer child exploitation, intent to commit child molestation, and enticing a child for indecent purposes.

Investigators say more charges could be filed. He was a Sylvester officer in the 1990's.

The following case presents one good reason why it is important to ask the question that was asked in the first paragraph of this chapter: Who Molests Children?

This 25-year veteran of the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office was “known” to the news crime analyst who never had an inkling of an idea that this policeman was molesting two very young girls for more than three years. A predator could be anyone. Here it was a trusted and respected police officer.

Hopefully the crime analyst learned something useful about detecting child sexual predators.

Ex-cop pleads guilty
to sexual battery on minors

Aug 9 2012


A former Jacksonville police officer pleaded guilty Thursday on two counts of sexual battery and faces up to 30 years in prison.

Richard Cannon, a 25-year veteran of the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office, was arrested one year ago and charged with six counts of lewd and lascivious acts with a minor and one count of capital sexual battery on a minor. Additional charges were added in September.

Under a plea agreement, the 49-year-old pleaded guilty to only two of 13 counts: attempted sexual battery, which carries a minimum 20-year sentence, and custodial sexual battery, which carries a 30-year sentence with the possibility of parole.

Evidence showed that from January 2008 through August 2011, Cannon abused two girls, prosecutors said. One girl was younger than 12 and the other was younger than 18.

Prosecutors said none of the victims nor their families wanted to attend the hearing because they did not want to relive the horrible acts. They said the plea deal helped keep the case from going to trial and spared the victims from having to testify.

"These cases involve child victims," Assistant State Attorney Theresa Simak said. "They've already been through enough. This allows us to ensure that justice is done for the community so the community is still protected from this person, but those children don't have to come in and face that. And we do that a lot in these kind of cases."

"I've known this individual throughout his career with the Sheriff's Office and none of us had a inkling of an idea or thought that this sort of thing was going on," said Channel 4 crime analyst Ken Jefferson.

"This could have been anybody, but it's not. This time it's a former police officer, and you know, officers are held to a higher standard on a lot of things, many things, particularly the law."

Sentencing was set for Sept. 17. Cannon must also register as a sex offender.

"By him going to prison, he's used to investigating persons and arresting persons, now he's on the other side of that," Jefferson said.

"He's going to be the one that has to walk through those bars and hear that door close finally for the last time until he's released. It's going to be a different life for him."

As a liaison officer with the Lesbian, Gay, Bi-sexual and Transgender community, this Phoenix police officer molested two minors while he was “off-duty”.

A law enforcement officer is never off-duty because what they do in their private lives should conform to the laws they swear to uphold while on-duty. In addition to doing background checks before an officer is sworn in, a foreground check should be administered. This would include emphasizing the consequences that will happen if they sexually abuse children. The background check only reveals that they have not yet been caught.

Phoenix Cop Christopher Wilson, Liaison to LGBT Community, Admits to Sexual Misconduct With Two Teenage Boys

By Jason Lewis , August 8, 2012

Phoenix police arrested now-former fellow officer Christopher J. Wilson last night for alleged sexual misconduct with two teenage boys.

Wilson admitted to having improper sexual relationships with a 14-year-old and a 17-year-old, according to Phoenix police Sergeant Trent Crump.

An investigation into Wilson's misconduct began yesterday afternoon after the parents of the 14-year-old victim came forward to police to disclose Wilson's sexual contact with him, Crump says.

The 14-year-old first told his parents about the incidents over the weekend

Wilson knew the 17-year-old through his liaison duties to the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender community, Crump says.

Facing termination, Wilson resigned his position with the Phoenix Police Department.

Wilson's connection to the 17-year-old was discovered by police during interviews with the 14-year-old victim.

The 17-year-old told police that Wilson had engaged in ongoing sexual contact with him. Police suspect that this contact occurred for three to four months -- the same time period that they suspect Wilson had improper contact with the 14-year-old.

Crump says investigators believe the incidents took place while Wilson was off duty. Police are trying to find out whether there were other victims of such misconduct by the former cop.

Law enforcement officers arrest persons when there is probable cause to believe they violated the law. The District Attorney reviews the evidence and determines if there will be a prosecution. But prosecutors are not exempt from sexual deviant behavior. They too need to be suspect and watched if there is probable cause to believe they are criminals.

This prosecutor had been secretly photographing and videotaping woman at least five times during his twenty year career. What took so long to discover and stop his deviant behavior and what took so long to fire him? And why was he not charged with criminal behavior?

He used a pen to make the photographs. He also had a collection of pornography on his computer. He was fired, but not charged with criminal activity. Is this a blatant double standard or not? How would you like to be a defendant with him as your prosecutor? The shock is that he had been accused of a similar crime five times in twenty years. Wasn’t that probable cause to believe he was committing crimes?

Prosecutor fired for
secretly taping women

DANBURY, Conn. (AP) — A veteran Danbury prosecutor who's been accused of secretly photographing and videotaping women in the courthouse has been fired.

Documents released Tuesday say senior Assistant State's Attorney David M. Holzbach was terminated after an investigation found he'd secretly recorded women, viewed pornography on his work computer during work hours, photographed women and collected pictures of women, some pornographic, in his office.

The Hartford-Courant reports that in a certified letter to Holzbach, chief state's attorney Kevin Kane describes Holzbach's behavior as "completely intolerable."

An investigation of Holzbach began in mid-April when a woman notified officials that she had seen Holzbach secretly videotaping women with a special pen. The Courant says it was at least the fifth time in 20 years that Holzbach had been accused of similar behavior.

After a twenty-year career as a Syracuse, NY police officer, Stan Dorozynski spent a few years as a child abuse caseworker. He was arrested on federal charges of possession of 2,400 images of child pornography.

Didn’t any of his co-workers during his law enforcement career really know this person’s character? If not, why not?. Working with children should not be an exemption from suspicion,

Ex-child abuse caseworker admits
possessing child pornography

Stan Dorozynski July 25, 2012


A former Oneida County Child Protective Services caseworker pleaded guilty Wednesday to possessing child pornography at his Frankfort home in 2010.

Stanley Dorozynski, who also was a Utica police officer from 1980 to 2000, could face a maximum of 10 years in prison when he is sentenced in U.S. District Court on Friday, Dec. 7. He was immediately taken into custody following his plea.

Dorozynski will also have to register as a sex offender, pay a fine of up to $250,000 and face a term of supervised release that could potentially last the rest of his life.

During his plea, Dorozynski acknowledged that he knowingly possessed a computer, compact disks and zip disks that contained images of child pornography. And because the images were transported through interstate and foreign commerce using a computer, the allegations rose to the level of a federal crime.

Dorozynski became a county child protective services caseworker in 2008, where he was responsible for investigating child abuse cases.

The allegations first surfaced in October 2010, when Dorozynski’s former girlfriend contacted authorities regarding inappropriate images she had seen on Dorozynski’s computer in June 2010.

The images were titled with names like “Barely Legal, Teens, Russian Teen, and Voyeur,” and they appeared to depict girls between 11 and 15 in sexual positions with adults, according to facts in Dorozynski’s federal plea agreement.

Dorozynski’s girlfriend then unlocked a trunk in a jewelry box on Dorozynski’s dresser, where she located more than eight zip disks. She moved out of Dorozynski’s house by July 2010.

More than 2,400 images were found on 18 CDs and several zip disks that could be considered child pornography, prosecutors said.

The images were then sent to the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children to be compared with database of known victims. The center identified 664 images from 28 different series of known images of actual children from across the U.S and abroad, prosecutors said.

The case was prosecuted by Assistant U.S. Attorney Lisa Fletcher.

There is a sound reason why this chapter started by asking Who molests children? Because they are held to a higher standard, it is necessary to focus on those we are taught to trust more than anyone else: those we entrust to make, interpret and enforce the laws.

Police, police dispatchers, prison guards, district attorneys, Highway Patrol officers, legislators and family court judges have been featured here to make a point: Molesters can be ANYONE! Even the most trustworthy among us can be a predator. Society wastes its money trying to find re-offenders among those who have already been convicted. They have the lowest recidivism rate. It should focus on finding current offenders instead of ex-sex offenders.

These headlines and new stories are informative for two different reasons. First, they are both a service, although embarrassing, to the great majority of those who wear the badge or make, enforce and interpret the laws who do NOT molest children.

Second -and most frightening- is the observation that this sampling of reports from a short period of time is just the tip of the iceberg. It must be asked: how many molesters or abusers have not yet been detected? And why not? Could it be that no one is looking in the right places?

Another question that is troubling is: why has it taken so long in so many cases for co-workers to recognize the obvious signs of the deviant sexual behavior? What can be done to correct this? Perhaps the emphasis needs to be placed on vetting before hiring.

Judge's niece speaks out about
alleged sexual abuse

By: Sarah Blazonis

A former Onondaga County Family Court judge accused of inappropriately touching his niece when she was five-years-old is prohibited from ever holding judicial office again. That decision to remove Bryan Hedges was handed down by the State Commission on Judicial Conduct earlier this week. Now, Hedges' niece is speaking out.

SYRACUSE, N.Y. -- First, victim after victim came forward to speak out against former Penn State Assistant Football Coach Jerry Sandusky. Then, closer to home, there were the allegations against former SU Assistant Basketball Coach Bernie Fine. The accusations of powerful men sexually abusing children, disturbing as they were, are what Ellen Cantwell Warner says finally set her free

"Forty years of trauma have finally come to an end. I am at peace," Cantwell Warner said Thursday during a news conference at Vera House in Syracuse.

Cantwell Warner says she was five-years-old in 1972 when her uncle, then 25-year-old Bryan Hedges, sexually abused her in a relative's home. Warner was diagnosed as profoundly deaf two years before she was able to tell anyone what had happened.

"An experience like this would be difficult for any child growing up, but it is especially difficult for a deaf child, whose communication is limited. He preyed on my deafness."

It was the SU and Penn State cases that finally inspired her to tell authorities. The statute of limitations to prosecute in this incident has passed, but Wednesday the State Commission on Judicial Conduct issued a decision to remove Hedges from his position as Onondaga County Family Court Judge. Hedges resigned abruptly in April, but the Commission says it felt the action was necessary given the severity of the charges.

"The commission's determination of removal ensures that Mr. Hedges will never be a judge again, because in New York State, removal from judicial office bars the individual from returning," said Robert Tembeckjian, administrator for the New York State Commission on Judicial Conduct.

Officials involved in the case say the decision sends several messages, including one to would-be judges that says such behavior won't go unpunished, and, to the victims, a message of hope.

"There are remedies, there are mechanisms of government that will respond appropriately when notified," said Tembeckjian.

"Don't be afraid to tell the authorities, seek help, and get counseling. There can be justice for you," said Cantwell Warner.

Commission documents show Hedges admitted to the incident described by Cantwell Warner, but denied he engaged in a sexual act with his niece.

Hedges released a statement Wednesday, saying, "I am devastated by the Commission's actions. The allegations are untrue. The administrative process is deficient in terms of being a fair fact finding procedure. I hope the Court of Appeals will reverse."

Hedges also questioned the Commission's jurisdiction over the matter since it happened 13 years before he became a judge. Tembeckjian said past cases have established that judges can be disciplined for acts committed before they took the bench, though the conduct in question usually is more recent than in this case.

So, again, just who is a child molester?

Is it the strange man lurking in the park children are told to fear?

Are there female molesters?

In Texas a former police officer, acting in concert with his pregnant wife, was arrested and convicted of sexual assault of a child. His wife was charged and convicted with attempted sexual assault and received a sixty day sentence.

Former Taft Officer Sentenced for
Sexual Assault of a Child


A former Taft Police officer is on his way to prison after pleading guilty to sexual assault of a child.

The victim's family said their 16-year old daughter trusted a man, who they say turned out to be a dirty cop.

Cameras weren't allowed into the San Patricio County Courthouse where the former Taft police officer Armando Padilla and his wife were sentenced Friday. We were able to talk to Padilla before he was whisked off to prison. He told our cameras that he regrets the decisions he has made.

Armando Padilla, 24, was lead out of the San Patricio County Courthouse in handcuffs after a judge sentenced him to five years in prison. He will also be forced to register as a child sex offender and pay restitution.

In the meantime, his wife, Angela Padilla, was found guilty of attempted sexual assault of a child and will spend 60 days in jail. She will have to serve community service, must register as a sex offender and pay restitution.

This all stemming from a incident in May 2011, when Padilla, who was a Taft police officer at the time, was accused of raping a 16-year old girl.

His wife, Angela Padilla was pregnant at the time. The victim's parent's tell us what lead up to the crime.

"She had told me she was in labor. She asked if she could take my daughter from school, so she could be with her when she had the baby, and agreed, and I went and let her take her out of school. Her husband went to school, pulled her out of school. Thought they took her to hospital with them, they took her home with them instead and that's when they raped her," says the victims mother Patty Alaniz.

"I feel, there is no win-win situation. He got a short time, compared to my daughters lifetime agony. She, she has to live with this, for the rest of her life," says the victim's father Val Alaniz.

The victim's family told us their daughter now feels like she can't trust anyone and she suffers from nightmares.

It took the judge only about 45 minutes to hand down his sentence Friday.

In every case presented here, the sexual predator was arrested and convicted after a child was harmed. It is imperative that the focus shift to stopping predation before the lives of children are destroyed. In the final chapter of this book recommendations will be offered that will do just that. Until then it is necessary to answer the other questions: where, when, how, and why of child exploitation and abuse by referencing other cases of sexual abuse.

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