Iowa Man Charged In Incest Case Bonds Out Of Jail

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The Iowa man who is one of six family members accused of sex crimes against his own young relatives -- is out of jail. Full Story
UNKOWN

Pittsburg, CA

#1 Dec 3, 2009
I hope that none of these men EVER see daylight again!
Slang

Pella, IA

#2 Dec 3, 2009
All these guys need to put on the front line in Iraq!!
Sue Evans

United States

#3 Dec 3, 2009
You have to be kidding me, when are we going to be so outraged by these kinds of crimes that we don't allow the losers to get BAIL!
These family members that were hurt have the RIGHT to not fear them anymore!
Kevin

Des Moines, IA

#4 Dec 3, 2009
"so what you in prison for"

aint gonna go over real well
jeannette

Garrison, IA

#5 Dec 3, 2009
These man are pigs . They should never bealbe to walk free. Where is the justice for these kids . I would like to know when people stopped protecting kids. And started to protect the people who hurt them . Childern are people to and when should care more about them . These man need to be taken out like the trash they are!!!!
Slatercy

Glendale, AZ

#6 Dec 3, 2009
We have to learn, especially judges, that these kind of people need to be kept behind bars.
disgusted

Gold Canyon, AZ

#7 Dec 4, 2009
WHY, WHY, WHY....why does our justice system allow these scumbags to post bail??? He and the rest of his sick family need shot in the head. How much lower can you get then to rape an innocent child.....may you all burn in hell.
disgusted

Gold Canyon, AZ

#8 Dec 4, 2009
yeah that's right let him walk so that he and his sick family can rape more children. Come on....when are we going to stop giving the criminals more rights then the victims?

“Just Brew It !!!”

Since: Sep 09

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#9 Dec 4, 2009
Sue Evans wrote:
You have to be kidding me, when are we going to be so outraged by these kinds of crimes that we don't allow the losers to get BAIL!
These family members that were hurt have the RIGHT to not fear them anymore!
I think most of us feel that way, But we the people are not the ones that let them go or set the bail...
old-man

Carroll, IA

#10 Dec 5, 2009
I see everyone is Judge,Jury, and executioner. Innocent untill proven guilty no longer applies huh ?

While I agree if founf guilty they should all be thrown in prison and let the population all take there turn with them. I'm not going to pass judgment untill all the facts come in. News papers tend to blow things up.

Since: Dec 09

Radcliffe, IA

#11 Dec 7, 2009
I really don't agree with the judge allowing bail in this case, this person is accused of some pretty horrific things. He should be behind bars until his trial and not a possible threat to society.
tradejunky

Dallas, TX

#12 Dec 24, 2009
It's interesting to see how everyone has convicted these men without knowing the evidence and a proper trial is months away. My wife worked with a lady at EDS whose daughter accused her husband of rape and incest. After a messy divorce and court case, it turned out the daughter (25 years old) admitted the whole thing was a lie because he wouldn't lend her any money. The damage was done and lives were destroyed. During this holiday season it may be worth reflecting that perhaps the Romans and Pontius Pilate may have been a little too quick to judge and crucify Jesus. I would wait for the trial and let my peers on the jury determine what if any punishment is warranted.
Lamoni resident

Lamoni, IA

#13 Nov 20, 2010
tradejunky wrote:
It's interesting to see how everyone has convicted these men without knowing the evidence and a proper trial is months away. My wife worked with a lady at EDS whose daughter accused her husband of rape and incest. After a messy divorce and court case, it turned out the daughter (25 years old) admitted the whole thing was a lie because he wouldn't lend her any money. The damage was done and lives were destroyed. During this holiday season it may be worth reflecting that perhaps the Romans and Pontius Pilate may have been a little too quick to judge and crucify Jesus. I would wait for the trial and let my peers on the jury determine what if any punishment is warranted.
Thank you for a wise comment. Those of us in this town who know this man and his family - and I am acquainted with his lovely intellgent happy healthy daughters - appreciate those who do not rush to judgment. Some of us are aware that there are reasons to suspect what motives someone has for false accusations, based on a family situation of another member of the family (i.e. not a friendly divorce ). The rest of the brothers, father, uncle, etc. are not known to most of us, and not connected with our town in any way. The person we know seems to have kept his distance from that part of his family, and made his home in our town, with his own nuclear family, and made friends here too. He has an excellent, intelligent, kind, well-respected attorney as well.

People should be aware that false accusations do get made, often for very malicious reasons. Often prosecutors do not dare to not act to investigate them, and a few go beyond that to grandstanding for political reelection purposes.

Anyone with an interest in false prosecutions, and unjust convictions, should read the fine book by Barry Scheck, called Actual Innocence. It is concerning the Innocence Project, partly. That project tries to get retesting of DNA evidence, with modern methods. Sometimes there is retesting and a person in prison is shown to not be a match for the dNA at the crime schene. Then some prosecutors refuse to accept the results, and claim that there were two people there, the one with the DNA match, and the one they prosecuted. The term "actual innocence" comes from a quote from Justice Rehnquist. He stated that the actual innocence of a person convicted does not matter, if the judicial process looked fair.
Rocky

Chicago, IL

#14 Mar 4, 2011
I agree that people like this shouldn't be free but you have to think of it like this. If they're behind bars, people like me that work and pay taxes have to pay for those that are locked up. We pay for their shelter, clothes, food, and other things they need. I agree with putting them in uniform and sending them 'cross seas.
Rats

United States

#15 Aug 13, 2012
That is so sick. Jail him and flush the key down the toilet

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