The world is a dangerous place, not because of those who do evil,
but because of those who look on and do nothing.

~~~ Albert Einstein



Thursday, June 30, 2005

Kenneth Richey

Source: WLIO

RICHEY TO GRAND JURY IN PUTNAM COUNTYA Scotland native whose death penalty conviction was overturned after 18 years on Ohio's death row will face a new attempt to be charged in the death of a 2-year-old girl, a county prosecutor announced Thursday. The decision means that , who has U.S.-British citizenship, likely will remain in jail while the prosecutor seeks a new trial. Supporters in Britain have campaigned for his release after documentary filmmakers raised numerous inconsistencies surrounding the case and investigation. Richey's story drew the attention of the prime minister of England and the support of Pope John Paul II. Putnam County Prosecutor Gary Lammers said he thinks there is enough evidence to seek new charges against Richey and that he will ask a grand jury to return indictments against him. If so, Richey will be returned to Putnam County to await trial, by September 1st. Richey's brother Steven says he welcomes the chance for a new trial---that there is overwhelming evidence in his brother's defense. Richey, who grew up in Scotland and became a British citizen while in prison, was convicted of setting a fire that killed a 2-year-old girl on June, 30, 1986, in the northwest Ohio town of Columbus Grove. Prosecutors said he started the fire to get even with his former girlfriend, Kandice Barchet, who lived below. The toddler who lived upstairs, Cynthia Collins, died. He has maintained he's innocent and turned down an offer to plead guilty to murder - a deal that would have allowed him to be out of prison by now. He was convicted of aggravated murder and sentenced to death. He came within an hour of being executed 10 years ago and was down to his final appeals when a federal appeals court in January ruled 2-1 that Richey received incompetent legal counsel. The court ordered the state to retry him or release him. State prosecutors are fighting Richey's release plan to appeal that court ruling to the U.S. Supreme Court.


Source The Richey Campaign Website

Thursday, 30 June 2005Kenny and I along with the Richey family and supporters are relieved that at last there has been a decision from Gary Lammers the prosecutor. A retrial is what Kenny has wanted all these years and what we have been fighting for.
Now Kenny finally gets his day in court. A day that is 19 long years overdue.
We welcome a new trial. This is what this campaign has always been about. It was never about simply just freeing him. Freedom on its own is not enough. If it had been, Kenny would have accepted the deals offered to him but he wouldnt, he refused steadfastly. This campaign has been about getting the truth out and true justice being served for Kenny and also for little Cynthia Collins.
Kenny's original trial was farcical, this time the record will be set straight and Kenny's entire defence will be heard in court for the first time.

Kenny will have a jury, competent attorneys, and experts and witnesses to defend him.
Something which was sadly lacking in his first trial. None of this will be lacking this time. Kenny has the most wonderful attorneys and they are dedicated to fighting for justice and truth.

The truth will set Kenny free and will show that he is an innocent man to everyone.
That is what Kenny has fought for and that is what this campaign is about.

We look forward to Kenny being vindicated at long last.


Me, again. Interested in seeing the finial out come of such a tragic situation. I should say, that even though I have many many views on almost every thing possible- I for a long time have been stumped by this one. Honestly- if he did set the fire, even if he didn't know there was a child in there... he should be dead already. If he truly didn't to it- we have stolen almost 20 years of his life.

Man Wanted in 9 year olds Rape Believed to be in Lima

Child rapist believed to be in LimaAlfredo Cruzis described as 5-foot 5-inches tall, 130 pounds, black hair, brown eyes, in his early 20s and speaks broken English. He has a bird tattooed on his forearm. He is accused in the rape and kidnapping of a 9-year-old girl in Hamilton. Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers 419-229-7867.


Source THE LIMA NEWS


Cruz sought in rape case
Investigators looking for man in connection with rape of 9-year-old girl in Hamilton
By GREG SOWINSKI


LIMA Local authorities are looking for a Mexican man in connection with the kidnapping and rape of a 9-year-old girl in Hamilton.
Allen County Sheriff's investigators learned that Alfredo Cruz was spotted in Lima as late as Tuesday. Authorities believe he still may be in Lima since he does not have a car, said Investigator Mark Pierce of Crime Stoppers.
Cruz is described as 5-foot 5-inches tall, 130 pounds, in his early 20s and speaks broken English. He uses numerous aliases and Cruz may not be his real name. He is believed to be an illegal alien from Mexico, Pierce said. He has a bird tattooed on his forearm.
Hamilton police detectives traced Cruz to Lima through phone calls. In one of the calls, Cruz contacted someone in Hamilton from a phone in Lima. Detectives from the Hamilton Police Department, Butler County Sheriff's Office and local law enforcement officers hit the streets this week in Lima, showing pictures to various people in the local Hispanic community. Several people said they saw Cruz, Pierce said.
Cruz is accused of abducting a 9-year-old girl who lived across the street from him in Hamilton on June 19. He snatched the girl and her bike, took the girl and her bike inside his house then raped her, Pierce said.
After the rape, Cruz passed out and the girl escaped. Based on the fact she could identify Cruz and that he took her bike, police believed he had plans to kill her, Pierce said.
Investigators believe Cruz may be staying with someone from the local Hispanic community, possibly someone he knows from Mexico, Pierce said.
Anyone with information on Cruz's whereabouts is urged to call Crime Stoppers at 419-229-7867. Callers may remain anonymous and may be eligible for a cash reward if the information provided leads to an arrest.

Wednesday, June 29, 2005

New to me article on Mike Luebrecht

Okay, see I was right. Amazing.

Source Toledo Blade

FORT JENNINGS, Ohio - Michael Luebrecht was incredibly calm as he phoned 911 and said, "I drowned my son in the bathtub."
The Putnam County man remained calm as he followed the dispatcher's directions for trying to revive 13-month-old Joel Luebrecht and waited for rescue workers. When they arrived nine minutes later, they found the child lying on a bed, lifeless. Despite efforts at CPR, Joel was later pronounced dead at St. Rita's Medical Center, Lima.
"There was no 'state of mind.' He was very calm," said Sheriff James Beutler, who was among the first to arrive at the Luebrecht home in this small Putnam County village a few miles north of Delphos.

We'll probably never know why he did it other than we know it was something he thought about, planned, and carried out," Sheriff Beutler said.
Mr. Luebrecht, 37, was being held in the Ottawa County jail on a charge of aggravated murder. During an arraignment in Putnam County Court yesterday, Judge Mike O'Malley set bond at $1 million.
The case is expected to be presented to a Putnam County grand jury June 3.
Investigators are baffled by what appears to be a case of premeditated murder.Mr. Luebrecht's wife, Amy, was at work at the local post office when her husband picked up their youngest son from a baby-sitter's house north of Fort Jennings about 1 p.m. Monday and drove home.There, he filled the bathtub with water, submerged Joel in the water, and held him there until he stopped breathing.

He then laid him on a bed and called 911 to report the crime."Something happened here. Something had to have snapped to cause any individual to think that way, to do such a severe act," Sheriff Beutler said. "There had to be a severe change in his thought process for that to happen."The child's death was hard for many in the small community to believe.Melissa Luersman, whose mother was baby-sitting for Joel and his brother Monday, said her family is devastated because they've been taking care of Joel in their home since he was born. She described him as a fun-loving child who liked to play with toys. We called him Scooter because he didn't walk yet. He would just scoot," the 17-year-old said.
Her family met Michael and Amy Luebrecht and their three sons at their church, Kalida Family Outreach Center.
She never thought of Mr. Luebrecht as an angry or violent person.
"It doesn't seem like him," she said.
Miss Luersman said her mother was baby-sitting Joel and an older brother on Monday but did not find it unusual that Mr. Luebrecht only came to get Joel because he said he had to take the child to a doctor's appointment.
"He came in like normal. He acted normal," Miss Luersman said.
"He told us he had an appointment, but he didn't."
Sheriff Beutler said both of the victim's parents described Joel as a good-natured child.
Mrs. Luebrecht told deputies that her husband was a good father.
"There was just nothing out of the ordinary," the sheriff said, adding that he thinks men are more prone to act out in violence when a child is misbehaving and they are angry. "Usually with shaken-baby cases, there's something that invokes that anger."
An autopsy was to have been performed in Lucas County yesterday. Putnam County Coroner Dr. Oliver Lugibihl said he had no information about the case.
Because the child was pronounced dead at St. Rita's, the case was being handled by the Allen County coroner, who could not be reached for comment.



Cory Dickman, a neighbor of the Luebrechts, said his father, Jeff, is a volunteer firefighter who was called to the scene Monday. He performed CPR on Joel to no avail.
"He was pretty upset about it," Cory said.
"From being in a small town, you just wouldn't think that would happen."
Funeral services for Joel will be held at 10:30 a.m. Friday at the Dupont Church of the Brethren in Dupont, Ohio.
Visiting hours will be from 2 p.m. to 8 p.m. tomorrow at the Heitmeyer Funeral Home in Continental and one hour prior to the service on Friday.




So for all those who like to tell me how horribly wrong I am (as if I am the one who killed one of my children)- make sure you go back and read it over and over again until you can gather the information in your naive little mind that he A) lied when picking the child up B) that is was something planned out C) he was calm- and according to all of you after he "realized what he did" he called. Oops, he never realized it the way you put it because for him to "realize" it there had to be a moment that he didn't know what he was doing. And you know what you are doing when you go to that extent to lie, deceive and murder someone.

I am still sticking to the "this man should fry in hell" thought. I believe its the Christian thing to do.


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Do I Even have to say Anything about this one???

Source: Yahoo News

MINNEAPOLIS - A 10-year-old boy who was attacked by a lion and tiger last week suffered a brain injury and severed spinal cord in the mauling — injuries that have left the child a quadriplegic and dependent on a respirator, his family said Tuesday.
Russell Lala was attacked last Wednesday during a visit with the animals' owner.
"Russell is a fighter and, while he is still in serious condition, he is communicating with us and we see his strong spirit coming through," his parents Nick and Roseanne Lala said in a statement.
The child and his father were visiting body shop owner Chuck Mock, who owns 11 exotic cats and one bear. When Mock opened the cage, the tiger jumped out and attacked the boy. While Mock was pulling the animal away, the lion bit the child.
Along with the brain injury and severed spinal cord, Russell sustained numerous facial fractures, according to the parents' statement. They said he faces a long rehabilitation.
Phone calls Tuesday to Mock's residence went unanswered.
Morrison County Sheriff Michel Wetzel said last week Mock kept the animals as "a novelty."
The lion and the tiger were destroyed last week.

Friday, June 24, 2005

Former Wapakoneta Police Chief- And Child Pornography

It may be true that holding public officials to a higher standard than we do "normal" people is unfair. After all, they are just people too. Right? I mean, how many men have affairs without the whole Clinton situation happening? But under certain cases, we should hold them to a higher law. In some cases, they should have to pay above and beyond what the "normal" person would. Because, we hold them on a higher level of trust. We tell out kids that the police are "safe" people. If they get lost, find a police man, if they need help, call a police man. So it worries us, makes us second guess ourselves when we find that the bad guy is one of those we have been teaching our kids to trust. This is the case of David L. Harrison, the former Wapak police chief. The man at the very top of command of a people that we have come to entrust the safety of our children with when they are in danger. Never should they symbolize the very thing we as parents strive to keep our children from. Here is a man with great responsibility, and as scary as it is- he also has a great amount of child pornography. What is even more startling is that this man- whom many held in the highest of respect, was show leniency in sentencing. I don't know what was going on in the head of the visiting judge who handed down this sentence. My thoughts are the ABSOLUTLY nothing was going on in there which would explain the unacceptable tolerance the judge displayed in this matter. Did he not see the apparent danger in the case? This is not the stranger we instruct our child to avoid, this is one whom we have taught them to trust. Sometimes that badge comes with a higher need for moral decency. And a tougher punishment for those that willfully break the law. Although he was convicted after the termination of his position with the Police Department, we can not be assured of when this action on his part began. Or how far it went.

The Lima News
Ex-chief needs re-sentencing

Auglaize County Prosecutor Edwin Pierce is asking for a re-sentencing hearing for David L. Harrison because the former Wapakoneta police chief’s sentence for pornography charges did not comply with state law. Harrison received a one-year sentence and three years of optional probation following his June 2003 guilty plea to several charges involving pornography on his work and home computers. State law says people convicted of sex offenses are subject to five years probation upon release. However, since Harrison did his time at the Auglaize County Correctional Center instead of a state prison, state officials have no ability to place him on probation, The Lima News reported this week. Pierce has filed a motion for a re-sentencing hearing in Auglaize County Common Pleas Court. The court should grant this hearing. Harrison got off more than lightly. The material on his computers included child pornography. The Wapakoneta police chief from 1988 to 2002 pleaded guilty to pandering obscenity involving a minor, three counts of unauthorized use of a computer, pandering obscenity and obstructing official business related to having child and adult pornography on his computers at work and home. Visiting Judge Charles Steele, from Van Wert, gave Harrison a one-year sentence for pandering obscenity involving a minor, an 11-month sentence for the pandering obscenity charge, six-month sentences for each of the three counts of unauthorized use of his work computer and a 90-day sentence for a count of obstructing justice, a second-degree misdemeanor. The judge, however, lightened the sentences when he ordered Harrison serve them concurrently. It is disgraceful that a public official would receive such a lenient sentence for something as serious as child pornography in the first place. To allow Harrison now to avoid probation would be shameful. The average man on the street would face harsh consequences for such acts; Harrison’s public duty should not exempt him from the same. The Auglaize County court should fix the part of that it now can.



Source WLIO Television Lima OH
MORE CHARGES FILED
A former Wapakoneta police chief has been indicted on several charges including some relating to child pornography. An Auglaize County Grand Jury filed charges Friday against David L. Harrison on 23 counts - including 15 felony charges of illegal use of a minor in nudity-oriented material or performance - for accessing and reproducing pornographic images using his work computer. Attorney General Jim Petro says, ""The material found on the computer is absolutely disgusting and unquestionably inappropriate and that ""this type of behavior is unacceptable and unbelievable, especially from a person the community depended on to protect its children and uphold the law."" In 2003 - Harrison was sentenced to 44 months in jail for crimes relating to child pornography and unofficial use of a city computer. He served 6 months in prison and 6 months in the county jail before being released and placed on probation.


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Tuesday, June 21, 2005

Allen County Sex Offenders

Current updated list of registered sex offenders in Allen County Ohio - Compliments of yours truly and Escorn


allen county ohio registered sex offenders


List updated July 8 2005, please see update above for link to current complete list of 212 offenders within Allen County.

You may want to visit the site above to sign up for email notification of sex offenders who move or work near your home. Although I don't recommend you harass those listed... I do recommend that you keep your children far far far away from them. Ohio has laws to protect us... however you must always be sure to protect yourself first. Now for what Escorn tells me amounts to 180 sex offenders... and these are just the ones that are required to register with the county... not all perverts are....





JACK LEE ALBERTSON
Home1110 E. Kibby St.Lima, OH 45804
52
Allen

JAMES KINNEY ARNETTE
Home1817 Allentown Rd.Lima, OH 45805
48
Allen

JERRY DEWAYNE ARNOLD
Home121 E. Second St.Harrod, OH 45850
40
Allen

BRUCE ANTHONY BAGLEY
Home427 W. Kibby St.Lima, OH 45804
42
Allen


BRUCE ANTHONY BAGLEY
Work712 W. North St.Lima, OH 45801
42
Allen


FREDRICK DESALES BARRY
Home727 S PINE STLIMA, OH 45804-1529
57
Allen

FREDRICK DESALES BARRY
Work1910 W. Robb Ave.Lima, OH 45801
57
Allen

ROBERT EUGENE BERRY
Home 383 S PINE ST LIMA, OH 45804
57
Allen

ANTHONY DAVID BOGLE
Home817 Greenlawn Ave.Lima, OH 45804
28
Allen

ANTHONY DAVID BOGLE
Work712 W. North St.Lima, OH 45801
28
Allen

DUSTIN DOUGLAS BOWERS
Home110 W. Jefferson St.Lafayette, OH 45854
19
Allen

DUSTIN DOUGLAS BOWERS
Work3420 Murray Rd.Lima, OH 45801
19
Allen

DANIEL PATRICK BOYLE
Home808 W. Northern Ave.Lima, OH 45801
30
Allen

DANIEL PATRICK BOYLE
Work2720 ELIDA RDLIMA, OH 45805-1231
30
Allen

DONALD ANTHONY BRACEY
Home822 Michael St.Lima, OH 45804
31
Allen

MICHAEL EUGENE BRADLEY
Home701 E KIBBY STLIMA, OH 45804-1641
39
Allen

MICHAEL EUGENE BRADLEY
Work3665 S GRUBB RDLIMA, OH 45806-9312
39
Allen

RICHARD ALAN BRENNEMAN
Home943 Bradford Ave.Lima, OH 45805
39
Allen


CARLOS DEMETRIUS BRIGGS
Home905 N . Jameson Ave.Lima, OH 45805
30
Allen

BRETT DAVID BROOKOVER
DOES NOT LIVE IN ALLEN COUNTY ANYMORE (Updated 9/30/2008)

BRETT DAVID BROOKOVER
DOES NOT LIVE IN ALLEN COUNTY ANYMORE (Updated 9/30/2008)

DALE ROBERT BROWN
Home1060 Brower Rd.Lima, OH 45801
39
Allen

DALE ROBERT BROWN
Work614 E. KiracofeElida, OH 45807
39
Allen

CHRISTOPHER LEE BRYANT
Home402 N. Collett St.Lima, OH 45805
29
Allen

CHRISTOPHER LEE BRYANT
Work1509 N. Cable Rd.Lima, OH 45801
29
Allen

MICHAEL AUSTIN BUMP
Home505 E. Eureka St.Lima, OH 45804
38
Allen

MICHAEL AUSTIN BUMP
Work700 Hanthorn Rd.Lima, OH 45804
38
Allen

ANTHONY JAMES BURDEN
Home925 N. Jefferson St.Lima, OH 45801
20
Allen

ANTHONY JAMES BURDEN
WorkEdgewood Dr.Lima, OH 45805
20
Allen


DONALD WAYLAND CASH
Home3331 Early Ave.Lima, OH 45804
46
Allen

DONALD WAYLAND CASH
Work112 Ward St.Elida, OH 45807
46
Allen

RODNEY LEE COMPTON
WorkST.RT. 309LIMA, OH 45804
34
Allen

DOUGLAS L CONAWAY
Work905 BROADWAY ST.LIMA, OH 45804
47
Allen

RANDY EUGENE CONLEY
Work1025 Findlay Rd.Lima, OH 45801
34
Allen

LAWRENCE ARTHUR COTTERMAN
Home127 W. Circular St.Lima, OH 45804
48
Allen

JOHN PHILLIP CRAMER
Work450 east hanthorn rd.lima, OH 45804
54
Allen

DAVID L. CULLEN
Home3125 Ada Rd.Lima, OH 45801
27
Allen

CHAD MICHAEL CURL
Home223 S. Kenelworth st.Lima, OH 45805
29
Allen

STANLEY MATTHEW DESOTE
Home628 Holmes Ave.Lima, OH 45804
41
Allen

ROBERT PETER DEWILLE
Home800 Holly St.Lima, OH 45804
45
Allen

CHADWICK VAN DICKERHOOF
Home614 Shock Ave. #4Lima, OH 45805
27
Allen

CHADWICK VAN DICKERHOOF
Work2100 Harding Hwy.Lima, OH 45804
27
Allen

CHADWICK VAN DICKERHOOF
School1441 N. Cable Rd.Lima, OH 45805
27
Allen

TIMOTHY JOSEPH DONEGAN
Home775 S. Broadway St.Lima, OH 45804
33
Allen

HERBERT LEE DOUGLAS
Home558 W. Market St. #BLima, OH 45801
48
Allen

JONATHAN MICHAEL DUSETTE
Home2600Northwestern Dr. #NP12Lima, OH 45805
19
Allen

JONATHAN MICHAEL DUSETTE
School1441 N. Cable Rd.Lima, OH 45805
19
Allen

BRUCE ALLEN EBERHART
Home833 Metzger RD.Lima, OH 45801
56
Allen

FRANKIE LEE ELLIS
Home719 W. Faurot Ave.Lima, OH 45801
41
Allen

KARL MICHAEL ENGLE
Work1805 N Dixie HighwayLima, OH 45801
47
Allen

DONNA M. FIFER
Work900 ELIDA AVEDELPHOS, OH 45833-1741
44
Allen

RONALD DAVIS FIFER
Home1013 Simons Ave.Lima, OH 45804
54
Allen

RONALD DAVIS FIFER
Work426 E. OConner St.Lima, OH 45801
54
Allen

DUNCAN ERIC FISHER
Home208 1/2 N. West St. 8Lima, OH 45801
46
Allen

DUNCAN ERIC FISHER
Work712 W. North St.Lima, OH 45801
46
Allen

TOMMY LEE FOSTER
Home211 S. Greenlawn Ave.Elida, OH 45807-1339
51
Allen

TOMMY LEE FOSTER
Work217A S. GreenlawnElida, OH 45807
51
Allen

JIMMIE NMN FREEMAN III
Home2841 N. Cole St.Lima, OH 45801
33
Allen

JIMMIE NMN FREEMAN III
Work1155 Bible Rd.Lima, OH 45801
33
Allen

DENNIS LYNN GALLASPIE
Home715 W. Eureka St.Lima, OH 45804
56
Allen

DENNIS LYNN GALLASPIE
Work3298 Elida Rd.Lima, OH 45805
56
Allen

MICHAEL WAYNE GARLAND
Home768 Holly St.Lima, OH 45804
27
Allen

MICHAEL WAYNE GARLAND
Work413 E. Main St.Beaverdam, OH 45808
27
Allen

JEFFREY A GILBERT JR.
WorkSt. Johns & I-75Lima, OH 45840
25
Allen

WILLIAM RAY GIPSON
Home104 E 16TH STLIMA, OH 45804-2334
25
Allen

TIMOTHY LEE GOLBIEWSKI
Home842 N. Main St. Apt. BLima, OH 45801
49
Allen

TIMOTHY LEE GOLBIEWSKI
Work3765 St. John Rd.Lima, OH 45804
49
Allen

JOEY WAYNE GOLDEN
WorkBUCKEYE RD./THRU CUSTOM STAFFINGLIMA, OH 45801
29
Allen

MARK ANTHONY GREEN
Home1833 Kingston Ave.Lima, OH 45804
37
Allen

ROBERT WAYNE GUPTILL
Home2350 N. Cole St. #A8Lima, OH 45801
20
Allen

ROBERT WAYNE GUPTILL
Work1996 W. Robb Ave.Lima, OH 45805
20
Allen

RODNEY CURTIS HALL SR
Home815 W. Eureka St.Lima, OH 45804
39
Allen

RODNEY CURTIS HALL SR
Work2045 N. West St.Lima, OH 45801
39
Allen

MICHAEL SCOTT HAMILTON
Work1360 Greely Chapel Rd.Lima, OH 45804
40
Allen

KENNETH ELDEN HARNER
Home126 W. Vine St.Lima, OH 45804
41
Allen

KENNETH ELDEN HARNER
Work1905 N. Cable Rd.Lima, OH 45805
41
Allen

NATHANIEL NMN HENDERSON
Home126 Grove Ave.Lima, OH 45801
33
Allen

NATHANIEL NMN HENDERSON
Work2620 ELIDA RDLIMA, OH 45805-1208
33
Allen

DANIEL HERRERA
Home2506 WESTERN OHIO AVELIMA, OH 45805-3500
45
Allen

DANIEL HERRERA
Work1420 Findlay Rd.Lima, OH 45801
45
Allen

JEFFERY DWAYNE HINES
Home313 E. Pearl St.Lima, OH 45801
37
Allen

JEFFERY DWAYNE HINES
Work712 W. North St.Lima, OH 45801
37
Allen

TRACY ALAN INGLE
Home1817 W. Breese Rd.Lima, OH 45806
34
Allen

TRACY ALAN INGLE
Work750 Buckeye Rd.Lima, OH 45806
34
Allen

DARRELL W JOHNSON
Work127 N. Broadway StSpencerville, OH 45887
46
Allen

DAN JAMES JONES
Home401 Prospect Ave.Lima, OH 45804
58
Allen

JENNIFER DAWN JONES
Work1150 GREELYCHAPEL RD.LIMA, OH 45804
30
Allen

JONATHAN EUGENE JONES
Home691 N. Union st.Lima, OH 45801
30
Allen

JOSHUA AARON JONES
Home216 E. Wayne St.Lima, OH 45801
23

JOSHUA AARON JONES
Work220 E. High St.Lima, OH 45801
23
Allen

JERRY NMN JOYCE
Home558 W. Market St.Lima, OH 45801
67
Allen

JERRY NMN JOYCE
WorkS. Dixie Hwy.Lima, OH 45806
67
Allen

KENNETH A KAUFMAN
WorkLincoln HighwayBeaverdam, OH 45808
24
Allen
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THOMAS ROBERT KEIFFER
Home973 Richie Ave.Lima, OH 45805
34
Allen

THOMAS ROBERT KEIFFER
Work1190 E KIBBY STLIMA, OH 45804-1650
34
Allen

CRAIG STEVEN KEYS
Home501 S. Nye St.Lima, OH 45804
46
Allen

CRAIG STEVEN KEYS
Work941 N. Cable Rd.Lima, OH 45801
46
Allen

WILLIAM BLAKE KINDLE
Work1 Unversity Dr.Bluffton, OH 45817
40
Allen

WILLIAM BLAKE KINDLE
Work1251 Co. Rd. 92Alger, OH 45812
40
Hardin

JOEL RYAN KLINGLER
Home2048 OAKLAND PKWYLIMA, OH 45805-2264
29
Allen

JOEL RYAN KLINGLER
Work1121 Latham Ave.Lima, OH 45805
29
Allen

JOHN PAUL KOCH
Home831 Rice Ave.Lima, OH 45805
23
Allen

DAVID ALLEN KODAK
Home1186 Bay Cir.Lima, OH 45801
30
Allen

DAVID ALLEN KODAK
Work660 S. Roberts Ave.Lima, OH 45804
30
Allen

RUSSEL ROLLEN LAWRENCE
Home1038 N. Boyer St.Lima, OH 45801
65
Allen

DICK NORMAN LINE
Home810 Oak St.Lima, OH 45804
75
Allen

FRANCISCO JAVIER LUNA
Home5757 Cotner Rd.Lima, OH 45807
64
Allen

JAMES L. MARCHAL
Work205 S PIERCE STDELPHOS, OH 45833-1924
34
Allen

PAUL NMN MARTINEZ
Home902 W. Spring St.Lima, OH 45805
38
Allen

PAUL NMN MARTINEZ
School3325 SHAWNEE RDLIMA, OH 45806-1497
38
Allen

PAUL JONES MCGRAW
Home128 E. Kibby st.Lima, OH 45804
52
Allen

STEPHEN ALLEN MCKINNEY
Home137 Elm AlleyCairo, OH 45820
27
Allen

STEPHEN ALLEN MCKINNEY
Work1107 E. Kibby St.Lima, OH 45804
27
Allen

DAISHUN KEION MCLAUGHLIN
Home1029 W. Wayne St.Lima, OH 45805
25
Allen

MARK EDWARD MILLER
Home1043 S. Union St.Lima, OH 45804
33
Allen

MARK EDWARD MILLER
Work447 N. Elizabeth St.Lima, OH 45801
33
Allen

NOLAN RICHARD MILLER
Home5635 W STATE RDELIDA, OH 45807-9781
40
Allen

NOLAN RICHARD MILLER
Work3771 N KEMP RDELIDA, OH 45807
40
Allen

JAMES LAMONT MILLNER
Home1327 Bellefontaine Ave. 44Lima, OH 45804
32
Allen

PERPETUO GECALE MONTANO
Home1101 Bahama Dr.Lima, OH 45801
65
Allen

JAMES HARDIN MOORE
Home775 Holly St.Lima, OH 45804
41
Allen

RONALD BENJAMIN MULHOLLAND
Home1320 GLENN AVELIMA, OH 45804-2742
25
Allen

JASON ERIC MYERS
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Friday, June 17, 2005

Police: Man May Have Molested Thousands -

Police are looking into a man whom they say may have molested more than 36000 children. Full Story HERE You have to wonder what kind of sick pervert would ever get gratification by molesting a child. And then it hits you... One deserving to be slowly killed over and over and over again. My idea would include reviving him again each time and starting a painful death procedure over again. And repeating the process. First- a few good clips with a blunt object to some body parts. Because, if you are unable to keep it away from an innocent child.. You really shouldn't be in possession of it to begin with. At 63, and with 36000 children who may be victims, it equals more than one child a day from the time he was born. Plus on around 14000 days, he molested two children each of those days. I don't think the term sick bastard is quite fitting enough for this man. I do not think there is an actual legal punishment that would do him justice.

Watch Video News Report HERE
"Source The Mercury News

INVESTIGATORS FEAR ADDITIONAL VICTIMS

By Chuck Carroll

Mercury News

A San Jose resident is in jail in lieu of $2 million bail after the parents of a 12-year-old boy came to police with evidence that the man had sexually molested the child.

San Jose police said Dean Arthur Schwartzmiller, 63, was arrested in Washington on a Santa Clara County warrant and is awaiting extradition.

Schwartzmiller has had access to many minors over the years that he lived in several states, including New York, Idaho and Oregon, and where he has gone by various aliases, according to police.

He is also wanted in Oregon on felony sexual assault charges involving a minor.

The San Jose boy's parents went to police Sunday afternoon with undisclosed evidence. They told investigators that the suspect plied their son with gifts and invited him to his house to watch movies and play video games. The alleged assault occurred in the man's Vineyard Street home, police said.

After the District Attorney's Office reviewed the evidence, a $2 million felony arrest warrant was issued for Schwartzmiller's arrest.

Police are asking anyone with information to call Detectives David Gonzales and Robert Dillon from the Child Exploitation Detail/Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force at (40 277-4102. Persons wishing to remain anonymous may call Crime Stoppers at (40 947-STOP.
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At some point we as parents have to learn that NO ONE will protect our kids, that it is up to us. I don't care how great a person seems while they are around you... It doesn't mean they are safe alone with your child. There is no reason that a man this age has been allowed by parents to entertain children. We as parents need to realize that it is time to stand up and protect out children from the sick people who would do them harm. A good sign of suspicion should be smacking you in the face when a grown man takes such an interest in your child that he's inviting them over for play time. Wake up. No sane adult invites strange kids into their homes and befriends them for no reason unless something terribly wrong is going on behind that closed door. The world is full of sick people, its better to offend the good than trust the bad.

I often tell my kids that if a stranger talks to them, they are to yell out "PERVERT" as loudly as they can. In my thinking I imagined that after all the practice we had on it, that if ever someone approached them while they were out of my reach, they would yell. It may offend the innocent, but its safer that way. Well, on one occasion last year a kind looking elderly lady walked up to my daughter and told her how pretty she was. Even though I was two feet from her, my daughter loudly proclaimed our agreed warning. For a brief second the woman looked startled. I attempted to explain to her that I had been teaching the kids safety against strangers. She interrupted my explanation, to assure me she was not offended- and that in this day and age teaching a child to react to a stranger was more important that sparing the feelings of one. Then, she smiled and after a few more kind words went on her way.

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Wednesday, June 15, 2005

Just What is "GOOD"?

Since recent events have turned my eyes towards children and the horrifying crimes their parents are committing against them, I have done a lot of thinking about "good" parents. Really what are "good" parents? What makes good so much better than just being a parent.

I decided to first determine what good was. I mean, every day we SAY or THINK something is good- but maybe it's really not. Maybe that meatloaf was just so-so and not really good like we thought. Maybe the last movie we seen wasn't good, it was just like all the rest of the movies we have seen in the last five years.

Then it comes to parents. Is a good parent one that works 16 hour days to be able to provide for their kids that they never get to see? Surely their sacrifice shouldn't make them a BAD parent... but does it really make them a good one? What consists of a GOOD parent?? The fact that you don't beat your kids is great... but does it hold water to the good parent test?

First lets define the term "good".
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good adj., bet·ter (bĕt'ər), best (bĕst).

  1. Being positive or desirable in nature; not bad or poor: a good experience; good news from the hospital.
    1. Having the qualities that are desirable or distinguishing in a particular thing: a good exterior paint; a good joke.
    2. Serving the desired purpose or end; suitable: Is this a good dress for the party?
    1. Not spoiled or ruined: The milk is still good.
    2. In excellent condition; sound: a good tooth.
    1. Superior to the average; satisfactory: a good student.
    2. Used formerly to refer to the U.S. Government grade of meat higher than standard and lower than choice.
    1. Of high quality: good books.
    2. Discriminating: good taste.
  2. Worthy of respect; honorable: ruined the family's good name.
  3. Attractive; handsome: good looks.
  4. Beneficial to health; salutary: a good night's rest.
  5. Competent; skilled: a good machinist.
  6. Complete; thorough: a good workout.
    1. Reliable; sure: a good investment.
    2. Valid or true: a good reason.
    3. Genuine; real: a good dollar bill.
    1. In effect; operative: a warranty good for two years; a driver's license that is still good.
    2. Able to continue in a specified activity: I'm good for another round of golf.
    1. Able to pay or contribute: Is she good for the money that you lent her?
    2. Able to elicit a specified reaction: He is always good for a laugh.
    1. Ample; substantial: a good income.
    2. Bountiful: a good table.
  7. Full: It is a good mile from here.
    1. Pleasant; enjoyable: had a good time at the party.
    2. Propitious; favorable: good weather; a good omen.
    1. Of moral excellence; upright: a good person.
    2. Benevolent; kind: a good soul; a good heart.
    3. Loyal; staunch: a good Republican.
    1. Well-behaved; obedient: a good child.
    2. Socially correct; proper: good manners.
  8. Sports.
    1. Landing within bounds or within a particular area of a court and therefore in play: The first serve was wide, but the second was good.
    2. Passing between the uprights of the goal and therefore scoring, as a field goal in football.
  9. Used to form exclamatory phrases expressing surprise or dismay: Good heavens! Good grief!
n.
    1. Something that is good.
    2. A good, valuable, or useful part or aspect.
  1. Welfare; benefit: for the common good.
  2. Goodness; virtue: There is much good to be found in people.
  3. goods
    1. Commodities; wares: frozen goods.
    2. Portable personal property.
    3. (used with a sing. or pl. verb) Fabric; material.
  4. goods Slang. Incriminating information or evidence: tried to get the goods on the crook.
adv. Informal.

Well.

idioms:

as good as

  1. Practically; nearly: as good as new.
but good
  1. Informal. Used as an intensive: The pipe started to leak but good.
for good
  1. Permanently; forever: I'm moving to Europe for good.
good and
  1. Informal. Very; thoroughly: I'll do it when I'm good and ready.
no good Informal.
  1. Worthless.
  2. Futile; useless: It's no good arguing with them.
to the good
  1. For the best; advantageous.
  2. In an advantageous financial position: ended up to the good.

4a States it as being superior to the average. I like that one. Being a GOOD parent should mean that you are superior to the average parent. Better than the norm. That's a good way to look at it. See the normal parent doesn't beat their kids, the normal parent finds a means in which to support the children that they bring into this world. They take the kids to school, put cloths on their back, feed them. This is normal parent behavior. It does not make them "good" parents. Because it is what is expected. A normal parent protects their children. Again it doesn't make them superior to the average- because most parents would do the same.


A good parents will not only protect their children from the harm that would befall them, but will also teach that child to protect them self.

A good parent reads to their kids. Not just when they feel like reading but when the child brings them a book in the middle of the season finale of their favorite show.

A good parent will willingly watch the theme song to sponge bob over and over again until they learn the words so they can sing it to their kids on demand.

A good parent has a frig not to store food but to display every piece of art that their kids have ever made.

A good parent doesn't just send their kids to school, but takes an active role in their education.

A good parent doesn't just tell their kids how to be respectable and loving adults, they show them by every action they make.

A good parent realizes that their job doesn't just stop when their kids walk out the door. It continues for their whole lives, even when the children are not around to see it.

A good parent loves their child. More than themselves. More than any other person in the world.

A good parent understand when it is time to let go, when it is time to hold tight and when it is time to just be there.

A good parent takes time away from their busy lives in order to show their child that they are special.

A good parent teaches their kids to be kind to others.

A good parent lives their life the way they would hope their kids would.

A good parent hugs their kids more times then they so "no" to their kids on any given day.

A good parent listens as much as they talk.

A good parent understands that children are just children, not tiny people appearing out of no where to retrieve TV remotes, get them cold drinks and entertain them.

A good parent must be willing to sacrifice their whole lives in order to protect, love, cherish and teach their children. They will wake up at night to make sure their kids are fine. They will go to sleep knowing their job continues the rest of their lives, and they are happy for it. They willingly give up their dreams to make sure their kids dreams may come true. They believe the greatest gift they ever received was their children, and they spend their lives showing how grateful they are for it. Even when the child misbehaves, a good parent sees the beauty in that child, even when the child is bad, a good parent sees the good in the child. A good parent would willingly except a lifetime of their child's pain, suffer their child's heart breaks, cry their child's tears, and at the end of the day, believe that it was worth it all. A good parent never sees themselves as good enough, they strive to be better parents every day of their lives.

Have more good parent definitions?

Tuesday, June 14, 2005

Another One Going to....


Sadly, just not soon enough.

Anonymous in the City- Reply

Yes, I too watched the M Jackson verdict with disbelief. Of course, the thought that a mother would let her child be around him just crawls under my skin like scabies laying eggs. Eww. That's just gross. But then again the idea of a mother willingly doing that- is gross too. Although I would more categorize it as being gross neglect, gross inadequacy as a parental figure, gross display of a utterly stupid lack of common sense etc. I really would like to hit that woman up side the head with something. (Blame that on someones mental illness) I am not surprised at the verdict. I mean, lets be honest when has the famous and guilty ever had to accept full responsibility for what they do? Other than Martha Stewart, who I think was found guilty more on the fact that she was a woman and that overruled her famousness giving her less of a chance of being innocent. Poor MJ, it must be hard to have to live life with people accusing you of molesting the kids you've been molesting.

Yes, all of us have issues with being "normal", but it's amazing how completely bizarre some can be and still be considered human. It seems odd that we can wake up in the morning and look around and not be appalled by the state of the human race. In the "wild kingdom" the strange and bizarre are normally outcast, left to fend for themselves, or even killed by their own. But not so with humans. Humans embrace them, shower them with money, plaster their faces on television, in movies, on bill boards and make them one of the famous beloved. How sick we all truly are.

I congratulate you on losing the small town mentality. And that you have found what peace you have with knowing where you are from. And with moving on from it. It tends to be hard to be "the one" in the family to break the mold. For those of us that realize our family may never be what we dream of them being or what we would prefer them being, there's a feeling of relief that at least we know what we are dealing with. I would not want to return to what my child hood was like, not that it wasn't happy- but I prefer to annoy my family without being grounded for doing it. I know that no matter what one of my siblings will always have my mother at beck and call. Not being surprised by it makes me less disappointed in the fact that they are so connected to each other. In fact, my sister just bought a house maybe two hundred feet from my parents. Knowing that allows for me to never be shocked that she is going to be there even more (although I am surprised that that is even possible) than she is now. With our families we sometimes have to accept their faults and accept the relationship we are able to have rather than think of what we would like to have. And now a days- I would say both you and I are lucky to have whatever sort of parents we where dealt. Because, it seems being a good parent has taken a slacked meaning. Evidently good parents can now kill their kids. Or allow them to be molested by MJ. Or be killed by our pit bulls even after we stick the kids in the basement (see other posts). Yes, we are lucky that even with the faults of our family, we where born during a time when being a good parent meant a bit more than what it does now. We are lucky to come out of our childhood without what now seems to be the normal "good parenting" etiquette that seems to include harming your kids beyond repair. Even with the disagreement we may have with them- they still beat the options that are out there now. Just once I would like the news to run a story on a parent that is deserving to make headlines. I can see it now "Truly GOOD parent Win's Noble Peace Prize". Wouldn't it be grand?

Child Mauled by Dogs, Can we blame the mother?

This is disturbing. I am currently lost for words to describe the feeling I have over this. Which as you may have noticed- is not a normal reaction for me. The Lima News column added even more anger to my fire when they quoted her as saying "It's Nicky time to go, When you're born your destined to go and this was his time" Are you kidding me? Am I to really believe that his time to go included being bitten to death by a dog? How about we place the mother in a room with a few killer dogs and call it her time to go? A persons time to go as she puts it- SHOULD not include being killed by your parents (referencing the ML case) or by the lack of parenting skills and common sense of your parents (referencing this case). I have a firm belief that as the government regulates the use of almost everything in our lives- they should add to it the regulation of reproductive organs in humans. Some people should never be around children, let alone be able to consider themselves parents.


Story Here
Hours before being mauled to death by the family pit bull, 12-year- old Nicholas Faibish had been told to stay in the basement separated from the dogs, said his distraught mother, Maureen Faibish, who called The Chronicle on Saturday, trying to make sense of what she called a "freak accident.''
"I put him down there, with a shovel on the door,'' said Faibish, who had left the boy alone with the dogs on June 3 to run some errands. "He had a bunch of food. And I told him, 'Stay down there until I come back.' Typical Nicky, he wouldn't listen to me.''
Faibish said she was concerned that the male pit bull, Rex, was acting possessive because the female, Ella, was in heat. Apparently, Nicholas found a way to get the door open and come upstairs. At that point Faibish believes he walked in while the dogs were mating and was attacked by Rex.
"It was Rex, I know it in my heart,'' Faibish said. "My younger dog (Ella) was in heat and anyone who came near her, Rex saw as a threat. He may have been trying to mate. It was a freak accident. It was just the heat of the moment.''
Faibish felt compelled to call The Chronicle, she said, because she was upset by comments in a Saturday column that disparaged family members who own pit bulls.
In the column an Oakland surgeon who often treats bites by pit bulls said, "when you have an animal like that in your house you are recklessly endangering your family.''
"They made it sound like we put our kids in a war zone,'' Faibish said in a phone conversation. "That's not true. My kids got along great with (the dogs). We were never seeing any kind of violent tendencies.''
Authorities on Saturday said they had no indication that the dogs had bitten Nicholas prior to the attack, but may have menaced him previously.
On the day of the attack, Maureen Faibish arrived at the family home at 711 Lincoln Way about 3:15 p.m. to discover her son's lifeless body in a front bedroom. His face had been mauled, and he was covered with bite wounds and had a hole in his scalp from the attack.
She hasn't been allowed back into the home because of the police investigation, she said. She has been staying with her father, who lives a few blocks away.
She talked to The Chronicle by telephone and later at her father's home where, sitting on a couch and wrapped in a blanket, Faibish held back tears as she spoke about her son and the day he died.
"It's Nicky's time to go," she said. "When you're born you're destined to go and this was his time."
After police were called to the family's home the day of the attack, an officer shot and killed Ella when the dog prevented him from entering the apartment. Rex was captured in the backyard and taken to the animal shelter.
The family had been packing for a move, and her husband, Steve Faibish, was out of town. Their two other children were also not home.
Maureen Faibish said she put Nicholas rather than the dogs in the basement because the room, which also served as a playroom for the children, was filled with plastic bags in preparation of their move. She figured the dogs would have destroyed the bags filled with clothes.
Before she left the house, Faibish sent her 9-year-old son to the store to buy Nicholas a soda, bagel and chips. He also had video games to keep him busy.
"Nicky was happy down there," she said.
Faibish declined to say what triggered such concern that she insisted her son stay in the basement, away from the dogs.
"I don't want to go into any of that detail," she said. "That's between me and the detectives."
Clearly struggling with her emotions, Faibish said the death of her son had become "a media frenzy.'' On one hand, she continued to defend pit bulls and her dogs.
"Even after the whole thing,'' she said, "I'm not mad at my dogs. I just love them to death.''
Nicky had not known life without pit bulls, she said. When he was a baby, the family had Rex 1.
Ella and Rex II were "family dogs," Faibish said. They spent most of their time inside the house, slept in bed with the children every night and woke Maureen Faibish up every morning by licking her face. Ella was trained to lick her makeup off and kiss her ear.
"The police killed the wrong dog if you ask me," Faibish said.
She would never want Rex back in their house.
"Absolutely not,'' Faibish said. "I told them I wanted him put down. I think of Rex as someone who molested my child, murdered my child.''
Faibish's comments captured the confusion and mixed feelings pit bulls can bring out in their owners. She spoke of Rex waking Nicholas and her up in the morning by licking their faces.
"He's the most loving and giving dog in the world,'' she insisted. "There were no violent tendencies in him at all.''
Nor, she said, would she caution families who have pit bulls as pets. In the wake of this tragedy, some parents are wondering if they should keep their pit bulls.
"Oh, they should keep their pit bulls,'' Faibish said. "Even though my son has been killed in a tragic accident, I don't think they should be banned. You've just got to worry about them when they are in heat. I didn't know Rex was going to be so possessive.''
Faibish said she and her husband decided not to spay or neuter their dogs because they wanted their puppies. She said Rex had been eager to mate with Ella, but the female dog was resisting his advances.
"I used to say to Ella, just go ahead and let him do it," Faibish said. "Get it over with.''
Deeply remorseful, Faibish says she continues to think of what she might have done differently. For one, she wishes she'd persuaded Nicholas to go to a picnic with his younger sister, Ashley.
But she insists, "I have no regrets about that day," Faibish said.
She's also fed up with the second-guessing from public figures who, she feels, do not understand the situation. She says San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom, who made strong comments about restricting pit bulls, got an earful when he called.
"Just for the record, I yelled at Gavin Newsom,'' she said. "I told him off. How dare him say anything about my family?"
Newsom spokesman Peter Ragone said Saturday the mayor is deeply remorseful over her loss.
"Certainly, she's going through a very difficult time, and we extend our deepest sympathy to her for her loss," said Ragone.
Ragone said the mayor must also consider what policies should be taken regarding the wider issue of public safety.
"There's no question about the fact that the mayor, like most in the city, believe actions must be taken to prevent tragedies like this from occurring in the future," Ragone said.
While the public debate about pit bulls rages on, Faibish is left with the memories of her son, a popular and good-natured sixth-grader at Roosevelt Middle School.
"This isn't about a dog,'' she said. "This is about my boy. My precious little boy.''

Saturday, June 11, 2005

UM they lost WHAT??? Citi Financial

Okay, I actually recieved this in the mail today. The woman I called told kindly informed me that there was NO reason for concern, because after all they are just LOST not stolen. Yeah, I see myself sleeping better just because of that tonight. Even better is the second page where it explains how to protect yourself from identity fraud. The first one is KEEP ALL PERSONAL DOCUMENTS IN A SAFE AND SECURE PLACE. Glad they followed that rule while handling my info.

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Baltimore. MD 21202
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Friday, June 10, 2005

Anonymous and the City

Your correct in the mentality of small towns. When the woman in Texas killed all of her kids, I think it was five of them, by drowning them in a tub (interesting isn't it?) everyone around was believing in seeking full justice for those kids. Most people sat back relieved that it could never happen here. And now that is has- well it couldn't possibly be his fault. No, it couldn't be that he is responsible- he has to be mentally ill. Not that I don;t believe he is. Most likely he truly does have a mental illness, I have never doubted that he does. My issue comes from whether or not the illness is responsible for his actions.

Your right about the bad things good people. This is not a case of a bad thing happening to a good person. This is a bad person, doing a bad thing.

On a personal note, I have tried for years to come to have a better understanding of those around me living with mental disorders. Watching how many have treated my dad, is why I have become so offended by ML's defense. He is helping to spread the misconceptions that many have been trying for years to wipe away. I once remember a friend of mine making a comment about how I could ever feel safe with my dad. I simply stated because he was my dad. Nothing to fear from him except those times he caught me being a wild teen. And even then, he reacted most likely how anyone would have. My dad always struggled to be a good person- and yet he was even without the struggle. I think he just forgot sometimes. I hated how people would assume the worse because of his disorder, and all those issues come back up when I hear people using the "mental illness" defense. My dad will tell you- any time I ever was disciplined, I always deserved it. And for the most part I would agree. Although I still think my sister should have gotten way more than me. She didn't though.

As for your family. I left home at 18. Not on speaking terms with anyone. It took a thousand miles between us for me to even feel like I could call home to tell them I had gone. There have been many times when even the love I have for them hasn't made it any easier to forgive for something said or done. Life would be easier if families came packaged like in the story books wouldn't it? None the less, I understand how you could feel as you do. That's what makes us human. If after all this time your family still can not play the role you would have them play, sometimes it is best to cast others for the parts. I can' have the relationship with my mother that my sister has (oh they are connected at the shoulder- even at the hip would be to great a distance for them) but I find my "motherly" relationship with others when I can't reach to my own.

I am glad you cared to share your thoughts and personal situation with me, my blog, and those that read it. Keep your anonymity if you must, as long as you know you're welcome here.

Wednesday, June 08, 2005

Latest ON LUEBRECHT

The Lima News Report For Today- Click for link HERE

OTTAWA — A Fort Jennings man pleaded not guilty by reason of insanity Tuesday to the drowning of his 13-month-old son. Michael G. Luebrecht, 36, sat observantly at the defendant’s table in Putnam County Common Pleas Court on Tues-day. He looked around the courtroom to see the assorted television cameras and photographers standing behind the plaintiff’s side. He also turned to his assembled family behind him, including his wife, Amy. Judge Randall Basinger approved a pair of mental evaluations of Luebrecht. Putnam County Prosecutor Gary Lam-mers will use Court Diagnostic and Treatment Center in Toledo, while the defense will find another expert. “We’d like to search for our own evaluation, for someone who understands this particular mental illness,” said Lue-brecht’s attorney, Bill Kluge. A friend of the family said a week ago that Luebrecht suffered from obsessive-compulsive disorder, which took him off the job for a medical leave six months before the drowning. The same friend, Tonda Ricker, said Luebrecht’s medi-cation changed about two weeks before the drowning incident. Kluge declined to name his client’s particular mental illness. “Not guilty by reason of insanity,” or better known as the “insanity defense,” isn’t an easy sell legally. A 1991 study by the National Institute of Mental Health found that attorneys argued only 26 percent of cases with insanity pleas successfully. In 80 percent of those cases, the prosecution and defense agreed to the appropriateness of the plea before the trial in the eight-state study. Luebrecht admitted during a 911 call to drowning 13-month-old Joel Michael after picking him up from a baby sit-ter’s home May 23. According to the Putnam County Sheriff’s Office, Luebrecht admitted to submerging his fully clothed son into the bathtub before bringing him to a nearby bed and calling for help. Luebrecht attempted cardiopul-monary resuscitation on his son during the 911 call. “The act of drowning another individual has such gravity,” Lammers said. “Obviously you have to understand what kind of trauma a person had. You need a clear picture of their mental health.” Five other family members and Amy Luebrecht, an employee at the U.S. Postal Service in Fort Jennings, sat in the front row of seats behind her husband. Kluge said Luebrecht’s family, including his wife, were supportive of the for-mer bricklayer for Ricker Masonry. “The family is just shocked with the death sentence request in this case,” Kluge said. “Obviously they have some is-sues in regards to that.” Lammers said he understood the family’s dedication but merely wanted justice to prevail as the state’s representa-tive in the aggravated murder case. “I do not wish to be adversaries with the family of the victim and the defendant,” Lammers said. “I’m just interested in trying to do justice in this case.” Basinger maintained Luebrecht’s bond at $1 million or $100,000 cash assurety. He gave each side 60 days to conduct mental-health evaluations before a pretrial. He also approved Luebrecht’s waiving of a speedy trial, giving the sides until at least Oct. 1 before the trial might begin. Basinger also approved Kluge’s request for co-counsel with experience handling death-penalty cases. The county and state will pay Luebrecht’s legal costs, but the judge reminded him he’d have to reimburse what he could. Basinger also reminded Luebrecht to be as cooperative as possible with the mental-health evaluations. “You will be evaluated, and an appointment will be made soon,” Basinger said. “I’d like to say it’s to your benefit to cooperate with the evaluations.”


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To Anwser some Questions For TellMe

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You will find the online source for my information right by hitting the link on the words "what is ocd" The link should be green if you have not set up your browser to over ride link colors. (Some people link to do that) If you have just hold your mouse over the area it will indicate a link is there.





I know my comments all happen to run together with no formal breaks in them. That has nothing to do with my web design but its because I am lazy.



As for me pounding into this. I dropped this whole thing until I was invoked by people with no common sense that wanted to tell me I was wrong. I would gladly drop it again but I think it would be rude to not at least reply to people kind enough to post. Feel free to pick another of my posts to respond to. I have issues with the people next door if you would rather talk about that.



Now to your comments. Yes the reason this wouldn't happen in my family is because they are good people. Good people don't kill kids. I see no simpler reason than that.


Have you noticed I am using breaks for you?


As for the driving somewhere and calling home. You are right it is not OCD that causes it. Most mental illness is caused by a chemical imbalance in the brain. My fathers imbalance would effect short term memory. He did not do bad things, he would just forget what he was doing. Its sort of like when you have a brief power outage that only flickers the lights, but it completely shuts your computer down. Getting into the accident is not a direct effect of the "power flicker" but of the confusion caused at the moment preceding the flicker. However there is a difference between having an accident and killing a baby. That killing the child was an accident is what I have issue with. And actual accidents have happened in my family. I once was backing up and confused the break with the gas in my moms car. Completely smashed the car parked across the street. I still think my mom has issues with the whole thing. She was very bitter about it. About the GI Joe situation. Again you are right NOT OCD. That's my whole point to this. What caused this man I refer to now as ML to do this is NOT OCD. Pick a different mental illness and I may buy it, but NOT OCD.



I do not think that ML will get off, that's not my complaint. MY complaint is those that stand up and say he should. You may want to go back and read more of my comments about this. See it started out with someone saying in the paper that BECAUSE HE HAS OCD THE STATE SHOULD BE FORGIVING OF HIM LIKE HIS FRIENDS AND FAMILY ARE. That's my issue. I know that OCD is not a violent disorder, if it was thousands of people would be out committing violent acts. That's the whole point.



But hey, thanks for the comments, and I will work on using paragraph and line breaks- just for you. But do you know how annoying typing a line break is?

Response to:Anonymous

I understand your feeling on wanting a big city. I took off to live in Orlando for a few years, my family went nuts (okay they really already where but you know what I mean) Life in a little town is so different and the people here seem so in tangled in everyone's life. Everyone knowing your name is not always a good thing. I only moved back because I could no longer afford the phone bill due to nightly calls "yes mom, I am still alive" "no dad, no one followed me home" "yes I know how to call 911 if I get in trouble" "yes it really is safe enough without 10,000 locks on the door" type of calls.


I am glad to hear that SOMEONE supports my opinion on ML. Although I am saddened by your own circumstances. My mother would assure you that for everything there is a reason. I have not come to believe that. When you have someone such as yourself reading a story such as ML's, it hardens the heart against those that would not treasure the small life they cruelly end.

I plan to keep posting information on this case. I want all who read it to continue to be informed. I want society to not forget who's life this is truly about. The state has the duty to seek justice for a small child who was robbed of his chance of life. This is not about ML, this is about seeking the justice that small child deserves. No excuse could be acceptable, and surely the one given should not be found to be either.

As for anonymity, many who read this know who I am. In fact my thoughts are accompanied by name in the Lima News, letter to the Editor. I respond to all comments on my posts, even the ones with which I disagree. I could delete them, but I believe that even as wrong as they are- we have the freedom to say how we feel. And I am one for wanting both sides to always be heard. I can be emailed at lostinlimaohio@gmail.com.

Tuesday, June 07, 2005

OCD ONLINE - What is O.C.D.? For Mike Luebrecht Supporters

OCD ONLINE - What is O.C.D.?

"Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) is an anxiety disorder, first and foremost. It is not a thought disorder. Although the thoughts associated with OCD are bizarre, they are not at all the focal point of the therapeutic objective. The essential features of OCD are recurrent obsessions (thoughts) that create an awareness of alarm or threat. (e.g., "I might get AIDS from the germs on that door knob;" "Since I had the thought of killing my baby, I might be capable of doing it;" "If I don't pick up that Band-Aid someone else might get sick from it, and I would hold myself culpable;" etc.). Persons typically engage in some avoidance or escape response in reaction to the obsessive threat (I typically refer to the obsessive threat as a "spike."). Obsessions take the form of either a perceived threat of physical harm to oneself or others or, in some cases, more of a metaphysical or spiritual threat to oneself, others, or perhaps a deity. I conceptualize the overall syndrome of OCD to consist of three primary branches. Within all three branches, in approximately 80% of all cases, persons performing these rituals are painfully aware that their behavior is unreasonable and irrational (see Speak of the Devil). However this insight provides no relief. Therefore attempting to help sufferers through reassurance has no long lasting positive effect."
"The last branch involves a somewhat more complex and difficult to treat form of OCD. That is responsibility OC (hyperscrupulosity). Here, the person's concern is not for themself, but directed toward the well-being of others. Typically, significant others (although sometimes society at large) are thought of as the predominant focus on which to prevent harm from coming. The responsibility OC might take on a Pure-O form such as getting a noxious thought that some harm might come to someone else. And the person might feel compelled to pray in a way to stave off that harm coming to another. Also the responsibility OC might engage in elaborate cleansing rituals to prevent others from receiving germs or diseases which he or she may be carrying, yet feels no fear for his own well-being. Persons with this form of OC often engage in warning others about possible risks or cleansing their environment of possible risks to others at large. Persons with responsibility OC often engage in excesses for another's distress or danger, so as not to be held culpable. The reason this form is particularly difficult to treat is the combination of anxiety in association with the risk and guilt at being responsible for adversity happening to others."


So there being three main types of OCD, I have found NONE that lead to killing babies. I watched WLIO with great relief tonight that a grand jury found it acceptible to seek the death penalty. I truely hope that the Putnam County prosecutor ensures justice, or as much of justice as possible in this case by fully seeking the death sentence in this case. Here is a man, although mentally ill, who has killed his own flesh and blood. Not every action taken by someone can be blamed on mental illness. Some actions may result from their disorder. But not every one. There are times when we should be willing to accept that a persons actions are not due to a fault of their own, but to the mental disorder with which they suffer. We must also be willing to accept that just because they are ill not not mean that EVERY action if a reflection of their illness. Some things done are done without the influnce of their mental disease. In this case a man is trying to blame a mental illness, not known to be violent natured on a very violent crime. If we accept this and allow him to go free, it opens the gate of other to blame their actions on their mental illness. If opens the door for people to use mental disorders as get out of jail free passes. Even when they have no relevnce to the crime committed. This is not acceptable. Deal compassion and forgiveness where justified. Deal justice when due. In the case of ML, there is no acceptible excuse for his actions. There is not a connection between the illness he claims to have and the outright murder of a child. It is time for justice to be dealt to him, without the compassion that his supporters are seeking. This is not a case about a ill man, as it is a case of a child murdered by his own father. Hair color, eye color, favorite food, hobbies or OCD has no relevence to this crime.


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Sunday, June 05, 2005

Response to Response to child killer post's comment

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uranidiot said...
"I am on the side of those with mental illness that take responsibility for their actions, who would rather search for the right medication than allow themselves to blame the wrong medication or their illness for BAD PARENTING"Appearently you are not on the side of those with mental illness.He didn't have to call anyone but he did! Isn't that taking some responsibility? You know nothing about the process of medication for mental illness. You appearantly did not read he was off work while doctors were working on his medication.So, he took resposibility for his actions & was seeking help, actions which you just said you support, yet you continue to speak your ignorance of the situation.Everything is not as cut & dry out here in the real world as it is in your world."let me explain why this sort of thing would never happen in my family. Although we have people suffering from various forms of mental illness... we are all good parents."Please do explain! All you did was further your prosecution of Mike.So you do have mental illness in your family? Perhaps it will be you we read about next! No one in the Luebrecht family had any idea this would happen to them & neither will you.So you have members of your family who drive 20 miles away then call home because they don't know where they are?Or they are watching TV, they go to the kitchen make a meal, set it on the table then go back to watching TV. Having no clue what they just did.When you ask them "aren't you gonna eat that on the table?."They have no idea what you are talking about."you can become so enraged that I refuse to buy into this "let's say his mental illness caused this" defense." As you've been told already by appalled. We are angered by your stupidity.What you've read in the papers is half the story. His illness was not even mentioned in the first reports & everyone already had their conclusions drawn. "we are talking about the time when he picked his child up from a sitter, filled a bath with water, and held that little boy under until the life drained out of him"WOW! You know that for a fact! Just like you were there or something! But that is in reality the conclusion that you have made.Just because that's what the paper said doesn't mean it's true.I've seen several things that papers have written & I had seen myself. There are times when what they've written & what I saw were 2 different things. "What he did was unforgivable. Unexcusable"What if he doesn't remember he did it or what he did.Sure he said he did on the phone. But that doesn't mean that when he came to, he didn't realize what had just happened."I have known someone with OCD."Appearantly not very well. Did you live with your uncle for a long period of time? If no then you don't know enough.And by the way we're not just talking about the OCD in "As Good As It Gets" that Jack Nicholson played. There is more to it than that, which is what you don't know & what is making you look so stupid."I hope that at some time ML can become a real parent- stand up and accept what he has done taking responsibility for it." Which is exactly what I hope for you. That you will be able to take resposibility for what you have been saying about someone you don't even know. About a situation you know nothing about because you weren't there. And a family you know nothing about.You don't think living with the knowledge of what happened isn't punishment enough for Mike?I'm not saying he should get off for this in any way but a mental health institutuion would be best for everyone.In the United States, 1 in 50 adults currently has OCD, and twice that many have had it at some point in their lives.- http://www.ocfoundation.orgDo some reasearch before opening your mouth!
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"He didn't have to call anyone, but he did" And one has to wonder why wait until after the child was dead. Responsibility is admitting that you have done something wrong, and then accepting the punishment for it. Not taking the easy road and blaming it on something that has no bearing on why you did it. I do know something about the process of medication. And I'll give you something- if it was that bad that he felt he needed time off work- then shouldn't he have felt his kids where just as important and taken some time away from them? Maybe there would be one less dead child. But he didn't feel that way, because instead he picked one up from the safety of a baby sitter and killed him.

I do support seeking help for your mental illness. I do not however support someone blaming a non violent mental disorder on their criminal actions. I have seen the site you pointed at before- and I did go back and read it again. I am at a loss because no where does it mention that a side effect of OCD or its medications is killing babies.

I was sure that my explanation of why this wouldn't happen in my family was good enough.. but I will farther explain since you didn't grasp it. My family is made up of good people. Some with mental disorders, some with out. But they are all good people. Good parents. And good parents don't kill their kids. There fore, none of them would. Which then rolls into your next comment- and explains why you will never read of it happening to someone in my family. Yes, some have mental illness in my family. Yes, I have received that calls from them that they went for a drive and don't know where they are. I have even awoken to find them gone, and searched hours for them. I have experienced the times when you have to remind them what they are doing, where we are going etc. Amazingly though- I don't have to explain to them why they don't kill their kids. That's something they know already.

OCD is not a "kid killing" disorder. It is not an excuse to kill kids. Or anyone. I am saddened that Mike has OCD- and would not wish ANY mental illness/ disorder on anyone. I do however find it repulsive that he or anyone else would like to use it as an excuse for his actions. Yes, wow. See he DID remember it and DID know that he had done it- I actually heard the 911 tape myself. Where he ADMITS to doing it. So that sweeps your "doesn't know what he did" thing away. I had a brother in law with OCD. He was very close to us. I spoke to him often, and knew the personal struggle he went through. No movie, not even the one you mentioned ever really portrays what a mental illness can really be like. But then again, it's amazing one in 50 have OCD and he seems to be odd man out when it comes to not killing children. I agree there is more to OCD than meets the eye. But then there's always more to everything. OCD does not give you a free pass on killing people. It does not provide for an insanity defense when it has no effect on tha actual act you committed. I have green eyes. Just because I do something does not mean that my green eyes caused me to act in that manner. I do take responsibility for my actions. For my words. I believe that it is important to stand up and accept what you have done, not sneak out of it by blaming it on a non relevant factor in your life.

I am glad to hear you don't believe that he should get off scott free, but I think the best thing would have been for him not to have killed the child to begin with. No, I don't think living with what he did is punishment enough. Even the death penalty would not be punishment enough. But alas- it's the best option available isn't it? Let the prison system deal him his due punishment.

Yes, 1 in 50 have this disorder. Have you began to wonder why they are not all killing their kids? It may have something to do with the fact that OCD is not a "kill kill kill" disorder. No punishment will end this tragic story. No punishment will ever replace what was lost. But at some point, we have to begin to hold those accountable who would hide behind a mental illness. If OCD was truly a disorder to which this could be blamed, then yes leniency would be expected. But in truth it is not. You can not provide any thing that defends his actions as a NORMAL response to OCD. As a symptom of OCD. As a believable theory as to why he committed this horrifying crime. My father has trouble with large crowds because of his disorder. Therefore the disorder is responsible for him not being able to go into some situations. It is not however the reason why he is unable to put dirty dishes in the dishwasher. Blame the illness for the issues that it creates, not for things it has little effect on.
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Saturday, June 04, 2005

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Response to Child Killer Post

I received this in my inbox today (I do welcome all thoughts on my blog, even stupid ones like this)

Appalled said...
It always amazes me how people can have an opinion on something that they know nothing about. Have you ever met Michael Luebrecht or his family? Do you know anything about him other than what you have read in the paper? I already know the answer to aforementioned questions. They are a big fat NO. I know this, because if you did know him you would have kept your mouth shut before writing the absurd statement that you did. Fortunately enough, the local news does not have all of the details in this case, or any case for that matter. They do not know the intricacies that are involved and as a result you, nor anyone else has enough information to even being to formulate an opinion for the matter at hand. I don’t even want to waste my time explaining the situation to a person such as you because it would be a squander of my time. Perhaps if something like this were to happen in your family you would have a different perspective on things. Honestly you should just keep your mouth shut because you obviously have no idea what you are talking about.
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MY COMMENT BACK

First, well where to start? Okay let me explain why this sort of thing would never happen in my family. Although we have people suffering from various forms of mental illness... we are all good parents. And good parents don't kill their kids.

And about me knowing him. I do know he has OCD. I also know he has dark hair. Both of these hold the same amount of relevance to him KILLING his kid. Therefore- I believe that he deserves to be held accountable for KILLING his son.

Maybe you should tell the Lima News the whole story with all the facts. Maybe you should just stick with the facts. He's responsible for his actions. How much harder would it have been for him to call 911 BEFORE he killed his kid? Or, if things where that bad... why not just kill himself? That would have at least ridded the world of one child killing, needs to be sent to DEATH ROW person willing to tarnish the work done by hundreds of people trying to show society that the mentally ill are capable responsible people who are not to be judged and feared by the community.

Please don't pretend that you expect others to fall for this half ass-ed excuse of why it is okay to be on HIS side. I am on the side of those with mental illness that take responsibility for their actions, who would rather search for the right medication than allow themselves to blame the wrong medication or their illness for BAD PARENTING, for murder, for thoughtless acts of criminal behavior. I am on the side of the child that they buried, who lost his life due to the unspeakable actions of his own father. And lets be honest... if he really was that sick- then all those that allowed him to be around his children alone- including the wife, should be charged with child endangerment and found guilty for they are just as responsible. But- the problem is that OCD does not make one KILL babies. Spin it any way you want, but it just doesn't work that way.

It is however, interesting that although you don't take your insults and anger out on the child killing man who murdered his son, that you can become so enraged that I refuse to buy into this "let's say his mental illness caused this" defense. Maybe it's your way of not feeling responsible for the fact that you found him to be a good man. Maybe you yourself hold some kind of guilt for letting this come to be. And if you can defend his actions, then you can defend your own. Well, get as mad as you want. He willing be rotting in hell, hopefully the state of Ohio helps that come true a bit quicker. And so should those supporting him.

I am thankful that we live in America, that this happens to be MY blog- and because of those to things, I am able to say what I truly believe. Which is that ML deserves to be sentenced to death. And knowing that we live in this great country- I know that every America has certain rights. Those rights being, Life Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness. ML has taken those rights, from a mere child who was never able to reach an age of understanding these rights. America also provides us with "justice for all", which means that we can expect the state to uphold the law and seek justice for a life so wrongly taken at such a young age. Disagree if you must, but at least do it with a excuse befitting one who would kill their child. Don't blame a mental illness. Don't blame Obsessive Compulsive Disorder. We are not talking about him "picking up and relaying the brinks ten times", we are talking about the time when he picked his child up from a sitter, filled a bath with water, and held that little boy under until the life drained out of him. What he did was unforgivable. Unexcusable. I have seen what mental illness could do. I have known someone with OCD. That person can not stand up to speak for the fact that OCD is not a "kill my kid" type of illness. But I will. My brother in law was a good man. Not a perfect man, and he did have his faults. But, never, not even at his worst moment- would he have hurt one of my children. He wasn't able to leave this world with a child to remember him by. But he has five neices and nephews that will remember him with love. And not just because he didn't kill them. But because he was a good kind man, a good uncle, a good person. Don't belittle that. Don't belittle the many many many good people out there suffering from one sort of mental illness or another who struggle for acceptance in this world. Don't allow your own horrible guilt punish the innocent people dealing with this disorder or any other. I hope that at some time ML can become a real parent- stand up and accept what he has done taking responsibility for it. Stop using mental illness as an excuse. Stop making his crime acceptable by passing the blame.


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