Georgia - Molester Got Probation Just Days Before Slain 6-Year-...

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Three days before young Christopher Michael Barrios disappeared, a child molester suspected in the six-year-old's killing was sentenced to probation instead of prison for violating conditions of Georgia's sex ...
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straight from savannah

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Mar 21, 2007
 
how discouraging it is to read the news!
RYAN

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Jun 3, 2007
 
Help Our Children wrote:
GLYNN ANGELS OF SOUTHEAST GEORGIA INC.
“Help us help others”—Motto
This is a newly founded nonprofit organization that evolved from the Christopher Barrios tragedy. The goal of this foundation is to educated the public and children of the dangers of sex offenders. The foundation wants to promote awareness of the risks these offenders pose in areas such as movie theaters, parks,malls, and neighborhoods. In addition to educating the public on risks there are also many suggestions on ways to keep yourself and your children safe. This is the primary goal of the Glynn Angels:however, the group will also provide financial assistance( through donations) to families that have been affected by crimes against children. The Glynn Angels are also circulating petitions to have stronger more effective laws against child molesters/sex offenders.
Tax-deductible donations can be made at any Bank of America branch, nationwide under the account name Glynn Angels of South East Georgia. Your donation could save a life and prevent an innocent child from being victimized.
Please help us help others. Thank You!
Now this is a bunch of bull crap. I was told by many that the founders of this group (whatever you want to call it) are a couple of scam artists. When this first started, they were suppose to be helping the Barrios family relocate and the last I heard...they are still living in the same area that little Christopher was killed at. SOOOO tell me...where exactly is the money going to?? Your not helping them...so just who are you helping?? YOURSELVES?!?!?!
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Jun 3, 2007
 
I agree with you. I heard rumors about those people especially some woman Donna. I heard she stole all the money. The problem is the folks I heard the rumors from told me they heard it from Justice for Christopher Foundation people. So did those folks from the foundation start the rumors? I also heard some pretty bad stuff about them and I heard that the dad went and took all the money that was collected out of the bank and spent it all. So who do we believe? They all seem fishy to me.

Since: Mar 07

BRUNSWICK, GA

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Jun 3, 2007
 
RYAN wrote:
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Now this is a bunch of bull crap. I was told by many that the founders of this group (whatever you want to call it) are a couple of scam artists. When this first started, they were suppose to be helping the Barrios family relocate and the last I heard...they are still living in the same area that little Christopher was killed at. SOOOO tell me...where exactly is the money going to?? Your not helping them...so just who are you helping?? YOURSELVES?!?!?!
Yes, I have heard the very same things and have asked the very same questions. Hopefully the good people of Brunswick, GA will see this as the "SHEEP IN WOLVES CLOTHING" scheme it is. I am just a local citizen here in Brunswick GA. I am NOT affiliated with any foundation or organization. Just a local who was deeply touched by Christopher's murder and tried to help in my own way. I have done my "homework" here in Brunswick and have heard nothing good about this group at all. This seems to be a total SCAM of the most heartless proportions. In fact this Donna person has been collecting signed petitions that I distributed and God only knows what she is doing with them but they "mysteriously" disappear. I have heard through some pretty reputable sources that this group and this person, is not to be trusted at all. I have two family members who are in local law enforcement here and many other knowledgable friends who have told me NOT to trust them. Personally, my lawyer advised me to only donate to a foundation that has the LEGAL backing and paperwork to prove it, as DOES the JUSTICE FOR CHRISTOPHER FOUNDATION. That is where my donation went, and where any further donations from me will go. AMEN

Since: Mar 07

BRUNSWICK, GA

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Jun 3, 2007
 
DAVID wrote:
Seems April and Debhsex have a lot of knowledge about the Glynn Angles. I don't know about them only what I heard and I don't know about the foundation only what I heard. Maybe the rumors about the angels are true and maybe the rumors about the foundation are true. I don't know who to believe and nobody else should believe any of them either. That lady April seems to be a liar. She says she isn't on the foundation but if you go to there site, you see her name right there in black and white. And if she did all of a sudden left the foundation, then if it is so good then why did she quit? Something isn't right there. I don't have any of the answers but I do know when something doesn't seem right. As for Debhsex, she has been posting stuff about the foundation on here like she works for them but she says she doesn't. Well if she doesn't, she is still obvioulsy a follower so why wouldn't she lie for them. Not calling either of them liars but something doesn't seem right with those two and I am hesitant to believe anything they say. You all should be hesitant too.
I URGE, no I CHALLENGE everyone to do their own "homework" (as I have) and check out both of these organizations. I am not affiliated with either group as you can see from reading my posts from day one, but I have checked them out with the locals here, including the local police depts. here in Brunswick and the JUSTICE FOR CHRISTOPHER FOUNDATION is totally above board and legal. Sorry I cannot say anything about the Glynn Angels as they have been very ellusive in their dealings. Again I urge everyone to investigate both and see for yourself.

Since: Mar 07

BRUNSWICK, GA

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Jul 7, 2007
 
Keeping Christopher's memory alive!
straight from savannah

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Jul 7, 2007
 
ditto

Since: Mar 07

BRUNSWICK, GA

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Jul 13, 2007
 
BARRIOS UPDATE: THE LATEST STORY PRINTED IN THE BRUNSWICK NEWS TODAY 7/13/07:

Barrios defendant wants speedy trial
Fri, Jul 13, 2007
The lawyer representing Donald Dale, charged with concealing a death and tampering with evidence in the March slaying of 6-year-old Christopher Barrios Jr., is seeking to have his client exonerated at an early trial.

John Wetzler, the Brunswick attorney appointed to represent Dale, filed a request Thursday in Glynn County Superior Court for a speedy trial.

Under the request, Dale would have to be brought to trial within a year. No trial date has been set.

Three members of one family – George Edenfield, his mother Peggy Edenfield and father David Edenfield, all of 121 Horseshoe Lane in the Canal Road Mobile Home Park – have been charged with sexually molesting and murdering Christopher on March 8.

Because each faces the death penalty, pretrial procedures could delay the start of their trials for a year or more

Since: Mar 07

BRUNSWICK, GA

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Jul 18, 2007
 
Keeping Christopher on top!

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Since: Jul 07

Kingsland, GA

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Jul 20, 2007
 
The judge who put that pervert on probation should be tried himself or put in the public areas of a prison. who was the Judge?
Kelly and Mike

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Jul 22, 2007
 
Christopher to the top.
Anna

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Jul 22, 2007
 
Love you Cristopher
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Jul 24, 2007
 
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As a matter fact the same judge is who they have assigned to the current case. His name is Judge Scarlett of Brunswick GA(I believe)
My, my Judge Scarlett. I hope he doesn't sleep at night.
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Jul 24, 2007
 
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My, my Judge Scarlett. I hope he doesn't sleep at night.
He should have a hard time sleeping
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Jul 24, 2007
 
Stacey2 wrote:
As a matter fact the same judge is who they have assigned to the current case. His name is Judge Scarlett of Brunswick GA(I believe)
I enocurage Paula to speak with their attorney and demand a change in judges, you can cite that it is the same judge that let the animals that killed Christopher free after a violation of their probation and that you do not have faith in proper justice being done under this man's bench.
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Jul 24, 2007
 
I remember reading where Judge Scarlett said he followed sentencing guidlines and 10 more years of probation was the correct sentence for someone who had only violated the term of his probation once in almost 10 years. If this is true, it's probably going to be hard to get him off the bench. This is why first time offenders need a long prison term, no probation. Also, I was told GA law requires a review board to make sure a judge imposes the correct sentence. If the sentence is too lenient, the board has the power to change it. Anyone know GA law in this matter? If true, and George E. was given probation 3 months before Christopher was killed, the review board had plenty of time to review the sentence. Not defending the judge, just pointing out another reason why harsher laws are needed. Was Judge Sarlett the judge who gave George probation the first time? Sounds like a plea deal to me. I am sick and tired of plea deals for people charged with violating children. Read where a man in Portsmouth VA. recently got out of prison after serving his sentence for manslaughter in the death of his 2 yr old stepdaughter. Charges of capital murder and sexual penetration with a foreign object were dropped in a plea deal. There was a tear from the baby's vagina to her rectum. He said his hand slipped while washing her. Story in another paper where man was charged with forcible rape of his 2 daughters under age 14. In a plea deal he was only charged with aggrevated assault and given probation. Two men, among how many more, who sexually assaulted a child does not have to register as a sex offender because of a plea deal. Stuff like this makes me so mad.
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Jul 25, 2007
 
This is for the edenfields and the sicko in portsmouth va that did that horrible crime to that 2 year baby and all the vile monsters that hurt our babies!

http://www.youtube.com/watch...
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Jul 26, 2007
 
I am sorry I could not trust this judge further than I could shake a stick. He really does need to be reviewed by the judicial ethics committee along with having the prosecutor reviewed. To allow a molestor with no regard to the law out on the streets is just plain stupid, past that it is incompetant and he should be reviewed.
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Jul 27, 2007
 
Wise1 wrote:
I am sorry I could not trust this judge further than I could shake a stick. He really does need to be reviewed by the judicial ethics committee along with having the prosecutor reviewed. To allow a molestor with no regard to the law out on the streets is just plain stupid, past that it is incompetant and he should be reviewed.
The Judge went by the books on this case. The law he broke this time was residency violation. The very same law that put Christopher's father and edenfeld in same trailer park.Judging by edenfeld's history, there was no way for judge to know that edenfeld would kill.When you want to blame someone, blame the state of georgia for forcing Barrios family and edenfeld family to live there .Christopher's father was no danger to children, but he is being punished by same rules as predators.

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Jul 27, 2007
 
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The Judge went by the books on this case. The law he broke this time was residency violation. The very same law that put Christopher's father and edenfeld in same trailer park.Judging by edenfeld's history, there was no way for judge to know that edenfeld would kill.When you want to blame someone, blame the state of georgia for forcing Barrios family and edenfeld family to live there .Christopher's father was no danger to children, but he is being punished by same rules as predators.
That is so correct.There should be a differance between child offenders and statutory rape,but there isn't and alot of people are affected by this.

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