The Right Coast

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Wednesday, February 15, 2017

Teen Girl Sent Teen Boy 5 Inappropriate Pictures. He Faced Lifetime Registry as a 'Violent Sex Offender' or 350 Years in Jail. - Hit & Run :

Zachary, now 19, is in jail awaiting sentencing for five pictures his teenage girlfriend sent him of herself in her underwear. He faced a choice between a possible (though unlikely) maximum sentence of 350 years in prison, or lifetime on the sex offender registry as a "sexually violent offender"—even though he never met the girl in person. Here's what happened.


Ai chihuahua, I say pending something better, but there may be nothing better.

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Your legal system is a Wonder of the World, Smiddy. Aren't you sometimes embarrassed to be even distantly connected to it?

Posted by: dearieme | Feb 16, 2017 2:15:29 PM