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Child porn enthusiast bleats about periodic detention

By johnboy 21 January 2009 99

[First filed: January 15, 2009 @ 08:31]

The Canberra Times brings word that periodic detention in Symonston is a bit hard for a convicted consumer of child pornography.

    ”I always thought the ACT was pretty big on human rights issues in correction centres,” the man said this week. ”It seems to me it is all motherhood statements without any body to it.”

    During his first two weekends at the centre, what had smelt like urine mixed with margarine had been thrown under his cell door, and the television had been taken from his cell by other detainees. Finally, staff had kept his cell locked.

He’s also been punched, once.

His psychologist (note: HIS psychologist, paid for by him) who is also un-named has been willing to tell a tale of woe about the effect on the psyche these weekends of fear are causing.

So here’s a thing. This pervert was sentenced by Hillary Penfold, not a judge famed for capricious cruelty, who noted in her sentencing that there were no separate facilities for scum so for removed from society’s norms that they revolt a prison population.

So this treatment is the punishment he was sentenced to.

Where was his love of human rights, mercy, and tame psychology when children were abused for his enjoyment?

(On the other hand if the corrections officers can’t find out where the TV went that’s a worry, not that he should have one in there).

UPDATED: Dexi has identified the inmate as probably John Desmond Thompson, 62, from O’Connor.

FURTHER UPDATE: New reader KIRRENSCRAP has posted a view from the inside which I thought worthy of further discussion:

    I am currently serving weekends for driving while disqualified, the officers at the centre protect these putrid scum like there a protected species, there are also cameras…. since I started my sentence I have seen atleast six child molesters falsley claim to have been assualted and as a result there allowed to finish there sentence at home..{probaly in front of there p.c finding there next victim}

He also posted the following as a new story I thought better consolidated here:

    my name is kirren and i currently perform weekend detention for driving offences it seems recently that the canberra times run an article about inmates at pdc assaulting pedophiles….. it is common knowledge amongst these filthy child molesters that if they claim to be assaulted that there sentence will be reduced to home detention instead of periodic detention, i myself was accused of throwing a jug of hot water on one of these oxygen thieves, as a result i was arrested charged, and held overnight in custody only later to have the police drop the charges due to lack of evidence…… that was the first and last weekend that the pedophile that falsely accused me had to serve out of his nine month sentence….. so please canberra contact the times and tell them that child molesters should be in full time prison or dead not at pdc where they can make false allegations and not have to serve there sentence…..

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cleo 3:09 am 29 Dec 12

These Rockspiders should get at least 15 to 30 years like the US do with these scum.

bj12 12:15 am 01 Apr 10

Also in weekend detension with these fags. He had a jug of boiling water thrown on him by his bumchum kieren when he dumped him. Made us all sick watching them two walking around yard holding hands.

rose1 1:37 am 09 Feb 09

Hi as I have said on another blog, rockspiders should have a labotomie and castrated, they never change, it is a sickness, when I lived in Sydney my daughter was next door and a male about 18 was showing how to hit a golf ball, standing hehind her, she was about 12 at the time, I just happended to look out the window and I got a really bad feeling about the male and called my daughter home, within the week someone had tried my back door a couple of times, but I am security aware after living in PNG, the dog went off! as she was a very good watch dog, my father came out and nailed the windows only allowing about 4 inches to be open, then about two weeks later he raped strangled a nine year old girl which was one of my daughters friend they used walk to school together, my daughter was in Canberra at the time watching TV, you can just imagine how she felt seeing the news about her friend on TV, he got 18 years and I’m not sure if he has been released, maybe doing more time.

mr grumpy 11:09 pm 21 Jan 09

shoot the kent

sunshine 7:23 pm 21 Jan 09

that’s disgraceful – they should be made to serve the full sentence wether it be in PD, BRC or full time prison. surely child molesters are worse than people who drive whilst disqualified – the system has it all wrong

KIRRENSCRAP 10:26 am 21 Jan 09

He only served two of his weekends before his sentence was changed to a good behaviour order,,, if any other prisoner has more than two weekends of in any six month period they have to finish there sentence in full time custody…. there’s no justice just us

dexi 9:53 am 21 Jan 09

Kirrenscrap that would be….

http://www.abc.net.au/news/stories/2007/10/31/2077738.htm

Leonard Bruce McCleland, 54, from Florey in north-west Canberra.
CT police raided McCleland’s home in July this year and found over 1,000 images and about 70 multimedia files showing very young children engaged in sexual acts.

He was charged with one count of intentionally possessing child pornography.

KIRRENSCRAP 9:16 am 21 Jan 09

Also I was there, no one took his tv or assulted him,,, I myself was falsley acused of throwing hot water on a putrid child molester named leonard mclleand and as a result had to spend big on a solicitor, be charged and put in the police cells for the night and reserve the weekend the police took me away…. and even after I was found not guilty of the asault the peto was allowed to serve his sentence at home…..

KIRRENSCRAP 8:57 am 21 Jan 09

I am currently serving weekends for driving while disqualified, the officers at the centre protect these putrid scum like there a protected species, there are also cameras…. since I started my sentence I have seen atleast six child molesters falsley claim to have been assualted and as a result there allowed to finish there sentence at home..{probaly in front of there p.c finding there next victim}

sunshine 6:49 pm 19 Jan 09

Boohoo – wonder if he thought about the poor kids he filmed and had pics of and how he’s traumatised them and their families.

sorry – no sympathy here. he’s just lucky he wasn’t sent to full time jail as opposed to Periodic Detention – he’d get a lot more there.

Deadmandrinking 2:34 pm 16 Jan 09

Dexi, I was saying that our society is desensitized to violence. It is very much a part of our culture and it certainly did not begin in the last couple of generations. Let’s salute the ANZACS.

Child abuse is not something upon which our culture has been built (I reserve rights to jokes about religion defining our society), it’s a major taboo and has been that way for a while. Responding to bigfeets point about violence in our media, I do think depictions of child abuse need to be treated differently to ultra-violence. But I do not for a second think that violence is ‘okay’ in our society.

moncherie 9:31 am 16 Jan 09

If the said inmate is John Thompson, I hope everyone knows that he had video taped his next door neighbours children in their pool naked. I dont think there is any arguing that Mr Thompson deserves a much harsher sentence than that was imposed.

dexi 8:19 am 16 Jan 09

“but watching simulated child porn will make them act on those impulses?”

Cartoons and pornography are used by paedophiles during the grooming process as well as sexual gratification.
Where there is smoke……..

I like peanuts.

Do you think we are still to see the effect the level of violent content has on the last couple of generations?

BerraBoy68 7:22 am 16 Jan 09

Deadmandrinking said :

Bloody good question, bigfeet.

However, it should be noted that our society tends to be a lot more desensitized to violence in the first place. It should also be noted that violent acts do occur alot more frequently than child sexual assault.

Could someone on this forum put their hand up if they haven’t punched someone at least once?

Sometimes DMD, hitting someone who deserves it is like eating peanuts… you can’t stop at just one.

Deadmandrinking 10:52 pm 15 Jan 09

Bloody good question, bigfeet.

However, it should be noted that our society tends to be a lot more desensitized to violence in the first place. It should also be noted that violent acts do occur alot more frequently than child sexual assault.

Could someone on this forum put their hand up if they haven’t punched someone at least once?

bigfeet 10:37 pm 15 Jan 09

I know exactly what you are saying. For example: the ‘Saw’ movies. The first one, I guess you could argue had some redeeming qualities, in that it attempted to show how people would behave in unspeakable situations. I watched it…I wasn’t sure I liked it…but I could see the point they were making.
I have watched about 10 minutes of the next two in the series before turning off. They simply show people being tortured. Apparantly there are another three or four.
Now obviously, people are not tortured to death, these are actors and special effects, and we allow it to be shown. It it was a real depiction of people being tortured to death I would assume it would be banned.

Could it be that we assume that people can watch these movies without getting the urge to act them out…but watching simulated child porn will make them act on those impulses?

johnboy 10:34 pm 15 Jan 09

The law is the law,

but personally I’d have to view victimless illegal pornography as less serious than material where others have come to terrible harm in the production.

Like the difference between a slasher flick and a snuff movie basically.

caf 10:25 pm 15 Jan 09

BerraBoy68: Right, but why are we not concerned about desensitising people to equally abhorrent violent acts, like murder?

bigfeet 10:16 pm 15 Jan 09

BerraBoy68 said :

I’d say the simpsons ‘porn’ threatens societal norms where they portray both pedophilia and incest. If we allow these cartoon to be viewed by law, it can be argued that we are desensitising people to the abhorrence of these issues.

But what about where the depiction is not as obviously false as simpsons. Where it is almost indistinguishable from the real thing?

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