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8-year-old charged for lewd conduct w/ babysitter

Discussion in 'Anything goes' started by Perry White, Jun 9, 2007.

  1. Perry White

    Perry White Active Member

    (Hmm, I just noticed that this is from 2005)

    http://kutv.com/topstories/local_story_210004013.html (includes video)

    SALT LAKE CITY, Utah A mother is upset after a 14-year-old babysitter engaged in sexual conduct with her eight-year-old boy, and the eight-year-old was charged with lewd conduct.

    Prosecutors have since dropped the charges against the boy, but his mother is still concerned.

    The sexual conduct occurred during a game of “truth or dare” while the boy was being watched by the babysitter.

    Prosecutors say that, while the babysitter initiated the contact, the young boy was a willing participant.

    “She dared my son to touch her breasts,” says Michelle Grosbeck, the boy’s mother.

    After hiring the teenager to baby sit, Grosbeck got the feeling something was wrong.

    “It was just that sense that something wasn’t quite right with this 14-year-old girl,” she said. She asked her son what had happened. “He just came right out as if nothing was awry, and just started talking about what had happened.”

    Grosbeck went to police and child protection workers, and the case went to the district attorney, after which her son, age eight, had been charged with an act of lewdness with a minor.

    Grosbeck says the Salt Lake County District Attorney told her both the child and teenager were equal participants. But Mrs. Grosbeck didn’t believe that.

    “My son is eight, he’s a little boy. He does not have the ability to participate on the same level as a fourteen-year-old,” she said.

    Although the charges against her son were dropped, she is concerned that the same thing could happen to other victims of sexual abuse.

    “I don’t want parents to be afraid to go to the state agencies that are supposed to be protecting our children when things like this happen, out of fear that their children are going to be charged

    The district attorney’s office confirmed the charges had been made, and that they had been dropped. Other than that, they wouldn’t comment. The Division of Child and Family Services also declined to comment.
  2. Re: 8-year-old charged for lewd conduct w/ babbysitter

    And that just may be the dumbest thing I've ever heard.

  3. dooley_womack1

    dooley_womack1 Well-Known Member

    Re: 8-year-old charged for lewd conduct w/ babbysitter

    What's a babbysitter?
  4. slappy4428

    slappy4428 Active Member

    Re: 8-year-old charged for lewd conduct w/ babbysitter

    It's one of those people who take care of kids... like a ninny, but only for a short period of time...
  5. Re: 8-year-old charged for lewd conduct w/ babbysitter

    Ah, take it easy on Mr. White. If not for him we would never know about teachers pulling a mock attack on elementary school students, nudists reaching out to a younger generation and a man acquitted of having sex with the family dog.

    He is the king of weird news.
  6. imjustagirl2

    imjustagirl2 New Member

    Somewhere, sportschick cries the tear of a mentor.
  7. slappy4428

    slappy4428 Active Member

    man, that's even worse than chazp....
  8. In Cold Blood

    In Cold Blood Member

    Gets younger all the time.

    It's been awhile since I've heard about 11-year-old kids going down on each other on a school swingset (which happened in my home town a few years back), or something of an equally saddening nature.

    Girls have cooties. didn't this kid know that?
  9. Mayfly

    Mayfly Active Member

    Why weren't these babysitters around when I was a kid?
  10. WazzuGrad00

    WazzuGrad00 Guest

    Why the sarcasm font?
  11. WazzuGrad00

    WazzuGrad00 Guest

    Nobody fucks with the Jesus.
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