N.Y. Teacher Charged with Child Sex C...

N.Y. Teacher Charged with Child Sex Crime

There are 11 comments on the WCAX-TV Burlington story from Mar 16, 2009, titled N.Y. Teacher Charged with Child Sex Crime. In it, WCAX-TV Burlington reports that:

A teacher in upstate New York is facing sex crime charges. 43 year old Dermott Morgan is charged with sexual abuse and endangering the welfare of a child.

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Katie Damp Klossner

Littleton, CO

#1 Mar 20, 2009
This is the most crazy allegation ever. Anyone who knows and has worked with, or been taught by, Dermott Morgan - just KNOWS this story is not true. I am not trying to attack the victim - but in this situation I think the police and media need to really investigate the other side of the story carefully! A great man's reputation is on the line!!
Katie Damp Klossner

Littleton, CO

#2 Mar 20, 2009
Any Dermott supporters out there are encouraged to join our advocacy group on Facebook called Support Dermott!! Help the best Saranac Lake friend and ambassador out!! Or email me for more info: [email protected]
normal

Utica, NY

#3 Apr 1, 2009
"Anyone who knows and has worked with, or been taught by, Dermott Morgan - just KNOWS this story is not true."
Seriously how do you KNOW. People live secret lives all the time. That's why many get away with things for so long. The police are investigating all sides and the media (although I will agree they don't always handle things the best way) are doing their job.
Justice will prevail

AOL

#4 Apr 1, 2009
There is definitely another side to this story that the media has not investigated. This is a horrific injustice to a reputable man. Dermott is an outstanding citizen who has a wonderful family and a family who does not deserve this kind of evil attack. Please take a moment to pray for he and his family during this very difficult time and undeserving accusation.
shipsaint

United States

#5 Apr 28, 2009
he is in his element,he has a lot of little girls to choose from.no one thought ortloff was capible either
mamabear

Baldwinsville, NY

#6 Apr 29, 2009
the victim was a student of dermott morgans.you are not aware of the truth;facts and evidence.wouldnt it be nice if people who have a cross wire came with red flashing lights on their foreheads so we could take precaution.sexual abuse is more common then recognized or reported.most victims are to embarassed or afraid to speak out.
taz

AOL

#7 Apr 29, 2009
mamabear wrote:
the victim was a student of dermott morgans.you are not aware of the truth;facts and evidence.wouldnt it be nice if people who have a cross wire came with red flashing lights on their foreheads so we could take precaution.sexual abuse is more common then recognized or reported.most victims are to embarassed or afraid to speak out.
It's quite evident that you do not know the facts that were reported in the papers. There's also the possibility that you cannot read or perhaps you are just one of those town criers that loves to point fingers before knowing the facts. The victim WAS NOT Dermott Morgan's student, that is a fact you apparently missed. You are correct in stating that Sexual abuse is more common than we often know. With that said, there are many more false accusers than we are aware of who are simply trying to get attention or revenge for another unresolved matter. That is why we rely on our court system to present the facts and determine the fate of the defendant. I pray that justice will prevail. I am confident that it WILL!
taz

AOL

#8 Apr 29, 2009
shipsaint wrote:
he is in his element,he has a lot of little girls to choose from.no one thought ortloff was capible either
Hmmmmmm, sounds like you're in your element pointing fingers at other people before knowing the facts. Perhaps you should make use of your idle time by hiring Mr. Morgan to teach you how to spell the word CAPABLE correctly.

There are many accusers out there who are mean spirited and miserable souls looking for someone worse than themselves to roam aimlessly around the rumor mill. They live to lash out at others and are capable of destroying lives with petty gossip and lies. The facts will reveal the truth and the truth will set the innocent one free.

Since: Apr 10

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#9 Apr 27, 2010
perhaps the accuser did indeed have something going on in their family life that prompted him or her to make an accusation in the first place...so that an investigation would be done and the real abuser would be found out.....a lot of times someone is accused so that the real abuser will be found out and the victim doesn't feel responsible for it....they fear retribution by their abuser if the victim tells anyone...and sometimes the person they pick as their 'abuser' is someone they trust and will hopefully be vindicated when the real abuser is found out....
shipsaint

Tully, NY

#10 Jun 24, 2010
Katie Damp Klossner wrote:
Any Dermott supporters out there are encouraged to join our advocacy group on Facebook called Support Dermott!! Help the best Saranac Lake friend and ambassador out!! Or email me for more info: [email protected]
,whats sad its teachers who are the biggest offenders,dermott was charged with a crime,get all the support groups you possiblycan muster,hes a pig plain and simple.
shipsaint

Tully, NY

#11 Jun 24, 2010
taz wrote:
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Hmmmmmm, sounds like you're in your element pointing fingers at other people before knowing the facts. Perhaps you should make use of your idle time by hiring Mr. Morgan to teach you how to spell the word CAPABLE correctly.
There are many accusers out there who are mean spirited and miserable souls looking for someone worse than themselves to roam aimlessly around the rumor mill. They live to lash out at others and are capable of destroying lives with petty gossip and lies. The facts will reveal the truth and the truth will set the innocent one free.
tAZ, YOU CAN LOOK AT DERMOTT AND SEETHERES SOMTHING NOT RIGHT ABOUT THE MAN.plus i may not spell very well.but im not charged with a crime agains a child,as your good friend dermott morgan is charged with.

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