One Year for Molestation?


Posted by Annie in Opinion, Political, Twain Harte News on July 10, 2014

I don’t know about you but this really upsets me. We have a couple who were trusted baseball coaches – they plead guilty to FIVE counts of child molestation and they get a year.  This is wrong! What kind of a message are we sending?  That you can commit heinous crimes and get away with it.

Pair pleads guilty to child molestation

At Tuesday’s hearing, Judge Donald Segerstrom said the victim was not seeking the maximum punishment for the offenses and had even “adopted sympathy” toward the defendants.They go on to site:

I am going to pay attention to this case.  Giving them a year is like a slap in the face to the victim and the community.  Let’s not tolerate this kind of thing. Feel free to contact Judge Segerstrom and voice your opinion. Why are they being so lenient? Look at the cases below.

Youth Baseball Coaches Arrested – Previous article.