Felony charges withdrawn in Wilson ha...

Felony charges withdrawn in Wilson hazing case

There are 3 comments on the Buffalo News story from Aug 28, 2008, titled Felony charges withdrawn in Wilson hazing case. In it, Buffalo News reports that:

The Niagara County District's Attorney office has decided to withdraw felony charges lodged against three Wilson High School baseball players who had been accused of sexually abusing two junior varsity players ...

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Penfield, NY

#1 Aug 28, 2008
The victim's families just got home from District Attorney Michael J. Violante and Assistant District Attorney Robert A. Zucco's office and he told them that he was thinking about (it hasn't been done yet) dropping the charges on the perps to a charge of forceable touching and hazing. We need everyone who is on the victim's side to write letters, call, or email the DA office and voice their opinion about how changing the charges to a lesser offense would be a terrible idea. If the perps get charged with forceable touching and hazing - they pretty much walk with a slap on the wrist and probation.
So we need your help to make sure the charges stick and changes are made to protect other sports players so that this doesn't happen again. PLEASE!!!
You can get address, phone numner, fax number, and email address at the following link (scroll down to Niagara County):
Thank you!

Penfield, NY

#2 Aug 28, 2008
please disregard the post about sending letters for now - we have 2 weeks for the DA to make his decision, we are hoping that the charges stick - if we need to send letters we will do it after that - i will let you know.

Buffalo, NY

#3 Aug 29, 2008
And now the victims look like jackasses.
What do they call that?
Oh yeah, they call that karma.

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