28 May 2013

I'm Too Angry

to write about this story. Fortunately, Karl Denninger has captured the sense of outrage that's swept across this city, and all of south-central Alaska.

(CNN) -- A man is accused of breaking into an Anchorage, Alaska, home over the weekend, sexually assaulting an elderly woman, killing her and her husband, and sexually assaulting the couple's 2-year-old great-granddaughter before fleeing the scene in his boxer shorts.
Jerry Andrew Active, 24, was arrested about a block from the home. He was charged with first and second degree murder, sexual assault and burglary, said Anchorage Police Sgt. Slawomir Markiewicz. Active is being held on $1.5 million bond.
So this "model citizen", all of 24, was in trouble a few times, maybe robbed a house or something, right?

Nope. 
Active had previously been convicted of sexual assault that involved an 11-year-old child, Markiewicz said.
Excuse me?

Can someone explain to me how a 24-year old is on the streets after sexually assaulting an 11 year old?  Exactly how many years did he serve for that assault and, I assume, he was convicted as an adult, which means the answer is "less than six."

To say that "the system broke down" or "he fell through the cracks" is to overlook the MASSIVE FAILURE of the entire criminal justice system in this case. Read the whole story at the link. 

11 comments:

PioneerPreppy said...

The truth is Feminist over reach in an attempt to label all sex as rape has resulted in so many sex offenders that even the real perverted criminals fall through the cracks.

Like gun control they went after the good guys and watered the entire system down.

Rev. Paul said...

Agreed, Preppy - that's part of the problem, too.

Old NFO said...

Plain and simple massive fail...

Rev. Paul said...

Concur, NFO.

drjim said...

We need to bring back Old West justice!

this "human" never should have been allowed to see daylight after his first conviction.

Six said...

Disgusting and enraging. When you read this and then think about what we're seeing across the country (that case of the 18 year old girl having relations with her 14 year old classmate and the ensuing outcry from the homosexual apologists comes to mind) the implications are even more chilling. Pedophilia just isn't the crime it once was. It doesn't raise the same hue and cry and those who commit such acts seem to be receiving lighter and lighter sentences. I can't remember the specific case but there was a teacher (I believe) who had her sentence reduced from 11 years to 6 months. I cry for where we have gone.

Jenny said...

...yup.

Wish Dad had had enough time to take care of things himself.

armedlaughing said...

Disgusting.

gfa

Rev. Paul said...

drjim, it would be difficult to disagree with you.

Six, agreed ... and me, too.

Jenny, yup - should have been dealt with a long time ago.

gfa, agreed.

Murphy's Law said...

Time to break out the "justice kit":
Rope. Requires tall tree (not included) and offender. Some assembly required.

Rev. Paul said...

ML, agreed. Like Jenny said above, if Dad had taken care of things on his own, he'd never have been convicted by a jury of his peers.