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Support House Bill 289, making bestiality illegal in Ohio. The bill has not passed. Please contact your elected officials.

Support House Bill 289, making bestiality illegal in Ohio. The bill has not passed. Please contact your elected officials.

Peter Bower, 32 of Shelby, Ohio remains in the Crawford County Jail without bond after authorities arrested him on Friday for violating probation when a woman called the Shelby Police Department about an online advertisement Bower placed offering dog sitting services. Bower was convicted of animal cruelty last year for having sexual relations with his dog. There are no bestiality laws in Ohio.

Shelby Police Chief Charlie Roub obtained a search warrant for Bower’s apartment where Bower was arrested without incident.

Bower had posted an online advertisement at www.sittercity.com offering dog sitting services under “At a Glance” section stating:

“I love animals, especially dogs and horses. I recently lost my two German Shepherds of six years, and miss their presence and daily routine greatly…”

<a href="http://ad.doubleclick.net/jump/cdg.examiner2.national/pet/pos3/article;tt=pet%20rescue;plc=national;chn=pets;subc=pet%20rescue;sect=pet%20rescue;nid=48428386;top=pets;top=pet%20rescue;top=animal%20cruelty;top=bestiality%20law%20introduced%20in%20ohio;top=peter%20bower;top=shelby;top=ohio%20animal%20cruelty;ed=national;uid=1175011;etid=25445;pgtp=article;tile=3;pos=3;sz=300×250;kw=;ord=252283333?” target=”_blank”>Last year Bower was sentenced to 80 days of community service, two-years of probation, ordered to attend sexual addiction classes, and prohibited from owning an animal as part of his punishment for having had sexual relations with dogs. His last dog Aurora, a three-year-old Shepherd mix who Bower had adopted from the Richland County Humane Society had been sexually abused. Bower had also been a volunteer at the rescue.

When authorities investigated Bower’s apartment they confiscated bestiality books, plastic signs stating “Pets Welcome,” and a blow-up sheep. Photographs of dogs and horses had also been posted by Bower on various bestiality websites.

According to the Mansfield News Journal.com, Richland’s County Dog Warden, Dave Jordan was not surprised at Bower’s arrest stating this kind of action is likely repeated by offenders.

Ann Church, Senior Director of the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Government Relations worked with humane advocates and the State of Florida to unanimously pass a law against bestiality last year. Church states there is a serious correlation between animal sexual abuse and violent crimes. If you live in Ohio, contact your elected representative to pass House Bill 289 making bestiality illegal in Ohio. Speak for those who cannot speak for themselves.

http://www.examiner.com/article/shelby-man-jail-for-bestiality-probation-violation

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13 y/o white male murders his 37 y/o mother after attempting to rape her

Police continue to look for a possible motive in the shooting death of Gretchen Crooks, allegedly by her 13-year-old son Noah.

Police responding to the Crooks home, in Osage, Iowa, on Saturday night, found the woman shot  multiple times after her teenage son – the alleged shooter – called 911.

‘We’re at a loss. These are good people,’ sheriff Curt Younker said.

Noah Crooks, the 13-year-old boy who allegedly killed his mother

Police responding to the home of Gretchen Crooks of Osage, Iowa, found the woman shot multiple times just after 7:30pm, according to Mitchell County Sheriff's Office. Her son and alleged shooter made the call.

Killer: Noah Crooks, left, allegedly shot his mother Gretchen, right, multiple times in her Iowa home and then called police

There was no history of domestic abuse or criminal records associated with any Crooks family members.

The 13-year-old boy who allegedly  shot his 37-year-old mother dead with a hunting rifle is also facing  ‘unheard of’ charges that he tried to sexually abuse her.

Now, authorities are saying Noah  Crooks also tried to sexually abuse his mother, which mental health  professionals say they have never encountered among juveniles.

 Charges filed today in Mitchell County District Court further accuse  Noah Crooks, an eighth-grader at Osage Middle School, of assault with  attempt to commit sexual abuse against his mother.

Shelia Aukes, a licensed social worker in Des Moines who works with young people on a variety of mental health issues told the DesMoines Register: ‘The victims in most sex offenses  committed by juveniles are siblings,  other juveniles or, more rare, other adults.

‘A child or adolescent  sexually abusing a parent is completely out of the norm, totally unheard of.’

Weapon: A motive for the shooting has yet to be reported while the victim's husband, pictured, had a penchant for guns according to his Facebook pageWeapon: A motive for the shooting has yet to be reported while the victim’s husband, pictured, had a penchant for guns according to his Facebook page

Crooks is believed to have fired a .22 calibre at his mother on Saturday at their rural home and four days  later a motive has yet to be established.

The teen was said to be calm and emotionless when he called 911 reporting the shooting.

‘The emotions of the young man, from  what I’ve been told, is his demeanour was very calm and kind of stoic.  Almost like he was in shock also,’ Deputy Greg Beaver told KTTC.

He is currently being held at the North Iowa Juvenile Detention Center in Waterloo and charges are expected to be filed today. He will be tried as a juvenile.

Iowa law allows children ages 14 and older to face crimes in adult court.

Mitchell County Sheriff Curt Younker told the DesMoines Register: ‘We’re at a loss. These are good people, very responsible. It is the most heartbreaking thing I’ve ever seen.’

Home: Police reported the teenager as sounding calm on the phone though perhaps in shock by what had just happenedHome: Police reported the teenager as sounding calm on the phone though perhaps in shock by what had just happened

‘We have lost our daughter. We have lost our grandson,’ Mrs Crooks’ mother Beverly Brahm of Mason City told the  Albert Lea Tribune.

Mrs Crooks, who was listed with her husband William Crooks as the rural Osage property owners, had worked as a nurse at Mercy Medical Center-North Iowa while also studying toward her master’s degree after accepted at the University of Iowa in 2009.

On her Facebook page back in 2010, she praised her son, one of two sons according to Mrs Brahm, for his musical talents on the saxophone as well as his accomplishment in being accepted into a University of Iowa camp to learn Chinese.

‘So proud of him!’ she wrote.

She had also recently published an application on her page reading: ‘Click “like” if you love your son!’

Mrs Crooks’ death comes as the first reported murder in the city of Osage since 1898, according to KAAL-TV.
Praise: The mother had praised her son on her Facebook page for his acceptance into a Chinese language camp at the University of Iowa as well as his playing of the saxophonePraise: The mother had praised her son on her Facebook page for his acceptance into a Chinese language camp at the University of Iowa as well as his playing of the saxophone

Arrest: The 13-year-old was taken into custody without incident and taken to the North Iowa Juvenile Detention Center where charges have not yet been filedArrest: The 13-year-old was taken into custody without incident and taken to the North Iowa Juvenile Detention Center where charges have not yet been filed

The Mitchell County Sheriff’s Office says their investigation is ongoing  with few further details in the killing reported such as where the  weapon came from.

William Crooks’ Facebook page shows his interest in the US Concealed Carry  association as well as the Springfield Armory, a company that sells  pistols and rifles.

The State Medical Examiner’s Office as well as the Iowa Division of  Criminal Investigation are continuing their investigation as well.

Her family expressed their great sadness by her death while her 35-year-old brother Jason thanked friends and family for their support.

‘I just want to extend my gratitude to family and friends for their support during this time,’ he told the WCF Courier.

Her co-workers at Mercy Medical also released a statement obtained by the Courier, reading:

Nurse: Mrs Crooks worked as a nurse at Mercy Medical Center-North Iowa while also studying toward her master's degree at the University of IowaNurse: Mrs Crooks worked as a nurse at Mercy Medical Center-North Iowa while also studying toward her master’s degree at the University of Iowa

Grade school: The boy's school of Osage Middle School says they're contacting students' families and offering counseling Grade school: The boy’s school of Osage Middle School says they’re contacting students’ families and offering counseling

‘Gretchen was a great nurse and leader. We, as members of her Mercy  family, continue to mourn for her and will be holding a memorial  service. Our hearts and prayers go out to her family and friends.’

Speaking of her daughter with pride, Mrs Brahm, whom she relishes knowing she was able to say ‘I love you’ to earlier in the day of her passing, described the 37-year-old as studying ‘full time, while she was working full time,’ according to the Courier.

Wanting to make a difference wherever she could, Mrs Crooks previously served among a team of doctors and nurses who travelled to provide medical relief to the Hurricane Katrina and Rita victims in the Gulf in 2005.

Serving as a critical care nurse, she cared for patients in a makeshift hospital.

Her son, an eighth grader at Osage Middle School, the boy’s school’s superintendent told ABC 6 that they have since begun reaching out to the other students’ homes while also offering counseling.

‘It’s gut-wrenching, you know?’ Osage Superintendent Steve Bass told ABC. ‘It’s always tough in a small community when anyone dies for any reason but then you hear that a student is involved in any shape or form, it kind of goes to another level.’

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2121294/Noah-Crooks-13-shot-dead-mother-Gretchen-attempted-sexually-abuse-her.html

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white female put her 3 children in strait jackets; involved in incestuous relationship with her father

Police were called to a Texas highway very early Sunday morning because concerned citizens saw a young boy riding his bike alongside cars and trucks. They then discovered that the boy was running away from a very dysfunctional home.

The 7-year-old boy, whose name has not been released, eventually told police where he lived and they escorted him back to his home where they spoke with his mother, Tamara Ruth Whitt, and her father, Edgar Dale Whitt.

Not only were they being abusive to the boy and his two siblings, but they were also involved in an incestuous relationship with each other.

During their talk with the responding officers, the Whitts said that the 7-year-old, along with his 5-year-old and 2-year-old siblings, had all been in strait jackets.

‘They didn’t know how he got out,’ the police report states.

A continued investigation into the family revealed that Edgar, 54, and Tamara, 26, had a sexual relationship and were the parents of the 2-year-old boy found in the Howard County home.

Sheriff Stan Parker confirmed to Mail Online that while Tamara was the mother of all three children, Edgar was the father of only the 2-year-old.

‘I’ve really never seen anything like this before in Howard County,’ Mr Parker said.

The Whitts have only lived in the Big Spring area, about five hours drive west of Dallas, for two years which is making it difficult for police officials to collect a detailed family history.

The children have all been taking into the custody of Childrens Protective Services.

Both Tamara and her father were charged with child endangerment, and he was also charged with prohibited sexual conduct with a descendant which is a second degree felony.

They are now in Howard County Jail and the case has been handed over to the District Attorney’s office.

Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2118424/Tamara-Whitt-incest-father-Edgar-Dale-Whitt-straight-jacket-children.html#ixzz1pnFU1700

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Forced to perform sex acts for food and beaten with a paddle called ‘Mr Awesome’: Horrific life of four children ‘tortured by white adoptive parents’ is revealed

Aubrey and Laura ThomasAubrey and Laura Thomas

Accused: Laura Thomas, 47, left, and Aubrey Thomas, 58, right has been accused of violently beating and sexually abusing their four adopted children.

A couple have been arrested for violently beating their four adopted children and forcing them to perform sex acts in a disturbing catalogue of abuse which police say amounts to torture.

Aubrey Thomas, 58, and his wife Laura, 47, have been accused of forcing the children to throw up and eat their own vomit, beating them with a large paddle called ‘Mr Awesome’ and then making them soak in a bath of ice to reduce swelling from the abuse.

Investigators described the family’s Oklahoma home, where the two girls and two boys now aged between 13 and 15 lived, as a ‘house of horrors’.

The children said they were sexually abused, claiming they were forced to eat gum off Aubrey Thomas’ penis and made to perform oral sex on their adoptive siblings in exchange for food.

The Thomas’ also allegedly forced them to put urine soaked underwear in their mouths if they wet the bed and forced them to eat horse manure for not cleaning a horse pen, reports News9.com.

The couple is facing a series of child abuse charges.

The couple, who lived in Rogers County, became foster parents in 2001 and took in six children.

In 2003, the Oklahoma Department of Human Services removed two of the children from their home after finding evidence of abuse, Osage County Undersheriff Lou Ann Brown told Tulsa World.

But the couple were able to keep the other four children and moved to Osage County west of Sperry in 2006.

Investigators described the family's Oklahoma home, pictured, where the two girls and two boys now aged between 13 and 15 lived, as a 'house of horrors'

Investigators described the family’s Oklahoma home, pictured, where the two girls and two boys now aged between 13 and 15 lived, as a ‘house of horrors’

In October, the Osage County Sheriff’s Office was called in to investigate after one of the girls, who had been put into a psychiatric facility, revealed the allegations to a counselor, reports the Tulsa World.

Investigators say the home schooled children, who were all found to be malnourished, were coached not to say anything about the alleged abuse.

Osage County sheriff’s investigator Justin Kling’s reports says the girls, particularly, were singled out for ‘heinous abuse’, reports the Tulsa World.

Kling was able to track down a biological daughter of the Thomas’ who had moved away in 2008. She echoed the stories of abuse.

‘It’s probably one of the worst cases that I know of that’s happened around here in a long time,’ Brown told News9.com.

‘To treat a child like that is beyond my imagination.’

The four children are now in protective custody.

The DHS released a statement to News9.com saying: ‘We are rigorously reviewing this case to find any mistakes made by our agency or others during the years of involvement with this family.

‘This is absolutely intolerable. It is our mission to protect children and we will take whatever corrective action is needed to ensure this does not happen in the future.’

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white male ‘drugged, raped and murdered his daughter, 14, just months after being granted custody’

Mark Edward Mesiti and his daughter Alycia Mark Edward Mesiti and his daughter Alycia

Charges: Mark Edward Mesiti, 43, is accused of raping and murdering his 14-year-old daughter Alycia

Prosecutors are seeking the death penalty for a California man accused to raping and killing his 14-year-old-daughter before burying her body in the backyard of their home.

Mark Edward Mesiti, 44, allegedly drugged and sexually abused his daughter Alycia before killing her in August 2006, just months after a judge granted him custody of his daughter and son, according to court documents.

The Stanislaus County District Attorney’s Office said it is seeking the death penalty because of a ‘special enhancement’ to charges against Mr Mesiti. Those charges accuse Mesiti of committing murder ‘before or during’ rape, sodomy and oral copulation, according to court documents.

Prosecutor Annette Rees made the announcement Monday during a pretrial hearing.

Mesiti also faces additional charges of molesting two other girls, one age 8 and the other while she was 16 and 17, according to prosecutors.

Mesiti committed most of the sexual assaults against his daughter while she was drugged, sometimes with anesthesia, according to criminal complaint documents obtained by the Modesto Bee.

The documents claim Mesiti molested Alycia from July 2005 through May 2006.

A Santa Clara County Superior Court judge awarded Mesiti custody of Alycia and her brother despite Mesiti’s substantial criminal history.

Alycia Augusta Mesiti-Allen

Alycia Mesiti was 14 when she disappeared from her Ceres, California home

Mesiti, records show, had committed several federal and state crimes, including bank fraud and drunk driving. He had also been charged with domestic violence and ordered to attend anger-management classes, according to the San Jose Mercury News.

Alycia disappeared from her home in Ceres, California in August 2006. At the time Mr Mesiti told police investigators that his daughter had vanished after setting off on a camping trip with some friends and her pet Chihuahua.

The case was elevated from a disappearance to a homicide investigation in 2009 only after the retirement of a Ceres detective who had been assigned to the case. At that point Ceres police officials ordered a new round of interviews in the case.

Shortly afterwards, police officials obtained a search warrant for Mr Mesiti’s former home. Alycia’s body was found in a grave beneath the backyard by cadaver-sniffing dogs. Three years had passed since her disappearance.

Only days after finding Alycia’s body, police authorities obtained a search warrant for Mesiti’s Los Angeles apartment and found a meth lab.

Mesiti was arrested and later convicted of manufacturing methamphetamine.

Alycia and her brother lived with Mesiti for nine months before she disappeared, despite repeated warnings filed by police authorities and child welfare workers.

Court appointed lawyers recommended only temporary placement with Mesiti due to ‘sufficient issues and risks to these minors,’ the Modesto Bee reports.

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