Posts Tagged ‘Registered Sex Offender’

It’s not unusual for a parent to visit their child at school. When 32-year-old Jeffrey D. Smith entered Canandaigua Primary School, he followed the proper procedures. He signed in at the front desk and asked to see his 9-year-old daughter.

But something was wrong. This man was not the young girl’s father. The name he signed did not belong to him.

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Earl Bradley, PediatricianMany young families in Lewes, Delaware trusted an established pediatrician named Earl Bradley. The 56-year-old owned a successful practice in the small town for more than a decade.

In December, 2009, an earth-shattering accusation was made against the doctor. A young patient told her mother that Bradley had abused her during a recent appointment. The mother contacted local authorities immediately. Her disturbing claim led to an intense investigation.
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What Should Be Done With Sexual Offenders?

Friday, January 15th, 2010

prisoners handsThere are sexual offenders living in typical neighborhoods all throughout the United States. Some live near schools, day care centers or the homes of people who may be viewed as potential targets for sexual predators.

The thought of living near a registered sex offender can be frightening, especially if you have young children. That’s why many people frequently run sexual offender searches – the search allows them to learn about potential predators living in any city or zip code in America. Some people are hoping the Supreme Court will support a law that will help keep sexual offenders out of their neighborhoods.
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Jaycee Dugard Today – A Happy Ending

Thursday, October 15th, 2009

Jaycee on PeopleJaycee Dugard is home, safe and enjoying being back with her family after almost 20 years apart. When Jaycee was only 11 years old she was abducted near her home in South Lake Tahoe and taken to Antioch, California. She spent the next 18 years as a prisoner of a man named Phillip Garrido.

Garrido is a registered sex offender who somehow managed to keep Jaycee Dugard hidden away for nearly 2 decades. He sexually assaulted the young girl and fathered 2 children with her during this time. In August, 2009, Garrido was finally captured and Jaycee was set free.

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How Jaycee Dugard Became Free

Wednesday, September 2nd, 2009

Jaycee2By now we’ve all heard the chilling tale about Jaycee Dugard being kidnapped at the age of 11 and held captive for 18 years. During that time her alleged captor, Phillip Garrido, fathered two girls with Dugard and forced her and their children to live in a hidden section of his backyard. Two Berkeley police officers deserve the lion’s share of recognition for the rescue of Jaycee Dugard and her daughters.

Officer Lisa Campbell first met Garrido at The University of California on August 24th. Garrido had his daughters with him when he approached Campbell to discuss setting up an event on the college campus. Campbell noticed that something seemed very unusual about the girls, and noted that they should have been in school. She asked Garrido to return the next day to discuss his event.

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The Kidnapping of Jaycee Dugard

Friday, August 28th, 2009

jayceedugardJaycee Dugard was kidnapped in 1991 when she was 11 years old. The abduction occurred in a Southern Lake Tahoe neighborhood near the girl’s home. This week the world watched in astonishment as she was finally found after spending 18 years in captivity.

Dugard was held inside a small shed that was well hidden in the backyard of a home in Antioch, California. Her alleged captors, Phillip and Nancy Garrido, kept her out of sight so efficiently that no one suspected they had a kidnap victim locked away on their property.

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