Monday, March 1, 2010

MO Policeman Faces 16 Counts of Child Sodomy Hearing scheduled for former officer accused of assaulting boys.

Another in a litany of police officers and public officials charged with sex crimes against children, yet they keep pressing for stricter laws against sex offenders. Oh, the hypocrisy !

Fredericktown, MO (KFVS/AP) - A preliminary hearing is scheduled for Monday for a former Fredericktown police officer and Boy Scout leader accused of sexually assaulting two boys.

Kenneth Tomlinson II, was Fredericktown's highest-ranking officer when he was arrested in January and charged with 16 counts of sodomy.

One boy is now 12 years old, but was 11 years old at the time. The other boy is 14. They told authorities that the abuse began last spring. According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, Tomlinson admitted having sex with the boys and videotaping some of it. The probably cause statement also said that Tomlinson and the boys watched the video and then he destroyed it.