Man accused of setting fire to sex offender’s house in Jefferson County

8-20-17 Alabama: The Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office announced Friday an arrest in connection with a house fire earlier this summer. Jessie Lessley, 35, of Robinwood, is charged with second-degree arson. Lessley is accused of burning a home in the 400 block of 10th Street on July 31. Authorities said he was reportedly spotted running from the rear of the home just before the fire brokeout. An arrest warrant was issued on Aug. 14 after the state fire marshal investigated. Lessley was booked into jail and later released on a $15,000 bond. ..Source.. Go to Source Author: iVoicism The opinions expressed…

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Jared Fogle Beaten and Bloodied in Prison Yard Ambush

3-16-2016 Colorado: Jared Fogle, 39, got a surprise beatdown in federal prison from an inmate who has major issues with child molesters … TMZ has learned. According to docs, Fogle got jumped in the rec yard at Englewood prison in Colorado back on January 29, and it was not much of a fight. An inmate named Steven Nigg pushed Fogle down and then unloaded a barrage of punches to his face. Nigg, who’s in for a weapons charge, left Fogle with a bloody nose, swollen face and scratches on his neck. 60-year-old Nigg was also injured — a small cut…

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Man charged for attacking sex offenders greeted as a hero by some

8-3-16 Alaska: ANCHORAGE (KTUU) It’s not often that someone handcuffed, in shackles, and facing a Superior Court judge on felony assault and robbery charges is greeted as a hero. But Jason Vukovich was last week, at least by some from a distance. Little about the case against him is ordinary. The 41-year-old is accused of using the state government sex offender registry to find his alleged victims, three men previously convicted of sex offenses ranging from possession of child pornography to attempted sex abuse of a minor. All three served prison terms but were still required to report their home…

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Sex offender attacked and told to leave neighborhood

2-1-17 Illinois: DECATUR – A Decatur man was being held in the Macon County Jail on Monday night, accused of beating a victim labeled as a “sexual predator.” Police statements say the alleged assault happened Aug. 20, but police finally caught up with 19-year-old suspect Saturday morning. The statements described him as being a student at Lincoln College of Technology in Indianapolis, Ind. Police accuse the man of setting upon the victim with two other teenage men as the victim walked along the 2000 block of East Pythian Avenue. The 53-year-old victim, who is a registered sex offender, told police…

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Man who tried running over man he thought was a child molester gets probation

1-22-17 Michigan: BAY CITY, MI — A 34-year-old man who tried to run over another man and said he did so to defend children has received a probationary sentence. Bay County Circuit Judge Harry P. Gil on Tuesday, Jan. 17, sentenced Justin R. Aikens to three years’ probation. The judge gave him credit for 57 days served in jail and deferred an additional 308 days, meaning Aikens will only have to serve them if he violates his probation. The judge also ordered Aikens to pay $1,400 in restitution. Aikens in December pleaded guilty to single counts of assault with a…

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Fire destroys future home of California sex offender

1-13-17 California: FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — Fire has destroyed a mobile home in a rural Central California foothill community set to house a convicted sex offender. The Fresno Bee reported Thursday (http://bit.ly/2jcCcdr ) that state officials planned to put Jeffrey Snyder in the mobile home. He’s due to be released from a state mental hospital. California’s directory of convicted sex offenders describes 61-year-old Snyder as a sexually violent predator. The newspaper doesn’t say whether investigators suspect somebody intentionally started the fire. The mobile home was located near Squaw Valley, a community in eastern Fresno County. State officials chose the mobile…

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Sex offender target of ‘harassment,’ public defender says

11-19-16 Wisconsin: ELLSWORTH — A Pierce County court commissioner clamped down on a convicted sex offender’s bail conditions, but not as tightly as prosecutors sought, at a hearing last week. Pierce County Assistant District Attorney Rory O’Sullivan unsuccessfully requested Court Commissioner Jorv Gavic to hold Cameron J. Doman in jail while he awaits trial. Gavic denied the request during the Thursday, Nov. 10, hearing after Liesl Nelson, attorney manager for the State Public Defender’s Office, expressed outrage at the chain of events leading up to the hearing. Doman, a 25-year-old convicted sex offender, was charged with new felony sex crimes…

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YMCA bans man from road race for being registered sex offender

11-10-16 Connecticut: Mystic — The Ocean Community YMCA banned a Groton man from running in its popular Tarzan Brown road race last weekend after it discovered he was listed on the state’s sexual offender registry. The man, Jeffrey Roy, had run in previous editions of the race but this year when he preregistered for the race, his name was flagged as being on the registry for his role, along with two other men, in the 2006 sexual assault of an intoxicated 14-year-old girl at his mother’s home in Mystic. The YMCA’s decision to ban him led his father, Jim, a…

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Fire breaks out at home of sex offender who is feuding with neighbors

11-24-16 Alabama: An investigation is underway after a Thanksgiving morning fire damaged the home of a convicted sex offender who has been in a running feud with his neighbors. Center Point firefighters responded about 9:15 a.m. to the 10th Street home of Raymond Kyle Martin, 27. The first unit on the scene reported smoke coming from the roof, and firefighters who arrived later said there was fire on the back side of the home. It wasn’t immediately clear whether anyone was inside at the time the fire erupted. Martin lives there with his mother, Tammy McCullers, his newborn and other…

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Child molester claims corrections officer set him up for a beating

11-4-2014 Florida: Ocala, Florida — A convicted child molester, being transported to prison, was attacked by other inmates on the transport van on November 3, 2014. Ocala Police Officers responded to the scene. Edward Rogalski, 58, is a Florida Corrections inmate, and was being transported by U.S. Corrections employees to the Charlotte Correction Institute in a white van with 11 other inmates. Officers Peck and Jacques were guarding the inmates. The officers had parked their van at the Burger King located at 3478 NW Blitchton Road, so the two officers could get a bite to eat. Officer Jacques went inside…

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