I know rioters are roundly criticised for making judgements against the poor criminals (or those accused of criminal behaviour) but here is a follow up in the Canberra Times on my earlier post about the wisdom of letting a man accused of producing/using/disseminating child pornography out on bail.
My point? Some crimes should require a [...]
The Canberra Times has the grim tale of Augusto Ricardo Tamayo-Del Solar, formerly a lecturer at the University of Canberra, now found guilty of “committing an act of indecency on a child” on top of pleading guilty to “procuring a child for sex, two counts of committing acts of indecency, using a child to produce [...]
Just what sort of den of iniquity have we created out at the Monaro Marriott?
The ABC has a story on child smut raids conducted at the Alexander Maconochie Centre:
Detectives searched the jail on Tuesday.
They seized several items, including computers and video recorders, suspected to contain images of child abuse.
Digital forensic specialists have been [...]
The ABC is reporting that Michael David Watt has been found dead.
Michael David Watt, 25, from Conder had been charged with four acts of indecency, two sex acts and one count of using the internet to deprave young people.
All charges involved a 12-year-old boy who was in the man’s care between November 16, 2011, [...]
The name of the man to have committed seven sexual offences against a twelve year old boy (four acts of indecency, two sex acts and one count of using the internet to deprave young people) has been released in an article by ABC News today.
Michael David Watt, a 25 year old youth worker from Conder, [...]
ACT Policing has arrested a 25-year-old Conder man for a number of sexual offences on a 12-year-old boy.
Police will allege the offences occurred between November 2011 and February 2012 at a house in Conder and Bonython.
The man was arrested yesterday afternoon (Tuesday, April 17) by detectives from ACT Policing’s Sexual Assault and Child Abuse Team [...]
Simon Corbell has announced he’s legislating today for more court powers when dealing with child sex offenders:
“Under these tough new measures, the bill proposes to increase maximum penalties, tighten reporting requirements and introduce new prohibition orders that will limit circumstances in which registered child sex offenders can be near children,” Mr Corbell said.
“Courts will have [...]
ACT Policing’s Criminal Investigations detectives from the Sexual Assault and Child Abuse Team, have arrested a 56 year-old Braddon man with a number of offences relating to sexual intercourse with young persons.
Police executed a search warrant at an address in Braddon on Thursday night (April 21) and seized a number of items. The man [...]
Once again, the Canberra courts have taken a harsh stand.
The ABC reports on a 22 year old who pled guilty to having sex with a 14 year old.
In response, the courts have given him exactly NO jail time, even though he “still has some distance to go with respect to his attitude.”
Any Legal [...]