[denver.cbslocal.com – 6/3/21] DENVER (CBS4) — A bill to revamp how people listed on the registry are managed in Colorado was pulled after prosecutors accused the bill’s sponsors of putting public safety at risk. The bill addresses everything from the conditions for release from prison to the sex offense registry. The Colorado District Attorneys’ Council says 70% of people convicted of sex offenses in Colorado don’t even go to prison. Of those who do, it says, the vast majority of them are convicted of sexually assaulting children. Initially, the bill…Read More
Day: June 3, 2021
NY: A 7-Year-Old Was Accused of Rape. Is Arresting Him the Answer?
[news.yahoo.com – 6/3/21] At the forested edge of the Canadian border this spring, state police arrested a person from the hamlet of Brasher Falls, New York, population about 1,000. He was charged with rape. The pain of such crimes often tears small towns apart without rippling beyond their borders. But following the March 23 arrest, news of the arrest ricocheted far beyond the hamlet. The resident charged with rape was a 7-year-old boy. Little is known about the circumstances of the arrest, the specifics of the allegations or the case’s…Read More