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Rapist who preyed on prostitutes denied freedom – and ‘could be a psychopath’

A former bouncer jailed for raping three vulnerable victims has lost his latest bid for freedom after a judge heard he might be a “psychopath”.

Ashley Wright, 59, was jailed in 2002 for a string of offences against current or former prostitutes.

One had been held captive, intimidated by threats and violence, and raped by Wright, while the others were both raped and robbed.

He was jailed for 15 years, with another four on licence, and was back in prison within four months of his release in January 2011.

His wife reported having found him passed out through crack cocaine and he was recalled to jail after leaving his hostel, threatening suicide.

Wright, formerly of Bowlas Avenue, Four Oaks, Sutton Coldfield, has since been denied freedom three times after being deemed too dangerous by the Parole Board.

Read more at: http://www.birminghammail.co.uk/news/midlands-news/rapist-who-preyed-prostitutes-denied-13967912

Investigators Hope New Evidence Could Shed Light On East Area Rapist

SACRAMENTO (CBS13) — Authorities have released new details about a notorious decade-long crime spree that began in the Sacramento region in 1976.

The East Area Rapist has been tied to at least 10 murders, more than 40 sexual assaults and 120 residential burglaries.

“Anytime you have that kind of passage of time, it certainly makes things difficult,” said Sgt. Paul Belli, with the Sacramento County Sheriff’s Department.

Belli has been investigating the East Area Rapist cold case since 2008.

The series of rapes and home invasions happened in the Carmichael and Rancho Cordova neighborhoods. The offender in each case has a similar description.

“He had one main feature that he would do on his crimes,” explained Belli.

He would get into homes through an unlocked door or a cracked window and use shoelaces to tie up victims.

Another trait of this sadistic killer was his specific target.

“No. 1, entering people’s homes with couples,” said Belli.

Now, more than

Read more at: http://sacramento.cbslocal.com/2017/10/27/east-area-rapist/

Detectives who brought rapist Shelton Dube to justice fear there could be more victims

More victims of vile double-rapist Shelton Dube could be out there, police fear.

Detectives are today urging anyone else who thinks they may have been attacked by the Bigg Market bar promoter to come forward so they can get help and justice.

Dube was jailed for 15 years at Durham Crown Court after a jury convicted him of raping two people.

But the detective who lead the investigation into one of the attack, which happened against a transgender man in Newcastle, fears the predator, who has handed out fliers on Newcastle’s Bigg Market for years, may have struck on other occasions.

Detective Constable Simon Dobson, of Northumbria Police’s safeguarding department, said: “Dube has shown no remorse for his actions and made the two victims endure the further distress of a trial. Dube is a dangerous man and today, thanks to the bravery of these victims coming forward, he is now

Read more at: http://www.chroniclelive.co.uk/news/north-east-news/detectives-who-brought-rapist-shelton-13764170

Ireland could be first EU country to cancel convicted pedophile’s passports

Dublin priest says the “protection of human rights and the dignity of women and children is breaking down”

Ireland could soon be following Australia’s lead by becoming the first country in Europe to cancel passports of convicted pedophiles in a bid to prevent them to traveling overseas. The campaign championing this idea for Ireland is being led by Irish priest Father Shay Cullen, a four-time Nobel Peace Prize nominee who runs People’s Recovery, Empowerment and Development Assistance (PREDA), a child abuse charity in the Philippines.

Ireland is expected to introduce a draft of this new legislation later in October. It would mean that convicted pedophiles would be prohibited from traveling overseas.

Cullen, who was born in Dublin, said the introduction of legislation such as this would prevent registered sex offenders from traveling abroad. He also said this legislation would particularly benefit developing nations where sex tourism and child prostitution are major problems.

Speaking to

Read more at: https://www.irishcentral.com/news/ireland-could-be-first-eu-country-to-cancel-convicted-pedophile-s-passports

DA: Sexual predator could spend life in prison

BALLSTON SPA — A Malta man could spend the rest of his life in prison after admitting this week to multiple sex crimes against children, according to the Saratoga County District Attorney’s Office.

Marshall G. Gaudet, 31, of Cottonwood Court, pleaded guilty Tuesday to predatory sexual assault against a child, first-degree rape and two child pornography possession counts.

He is to be sentenced in December to 25 years to life in state prison.

Gaudet admitted to committing multiple sex acts against a child younger than 13. He admitted to the rape dated July 2015. He also admitted to possessing child pornography.

Saratoga County District Attorney Karen Heggen praised the work of the Saratoga County Sheriff’s Office, the state police Computer Crimes Unit and her prosecutor, Michele Schettino, with resulting in this week’s plea and lengthy expected sentence. Gaudet had been set for trial next week.

“The sentence should ensure that he never has the opportunity to

Read more at: https://dailygazette.com/article/2017/10/04/da-sexual-predator-could-spend-life-in-prison

Violent rapist who sexually tortured victim could die in jail after being locked up for cruel crimes

A violent child rapist who sexually tortured one of his victims and threatened to rent her out to other abusers is likely to die in jail.

Pensioner Glyn Thomas ruthlessly exploited two girls for his own cruel sexual desires, even forcing one to mimic scenes from his porn collection so he could live out his vile fantasies.

The 68-year-old, who the court heard had a “life limiting illness”, was today locked up for 19 years.

Appearing in the dock at Liverpool Crown Court , a dishevelled Thomas sat in silence as Judge Alan Conrad QC summed up the shocking nature of the sexual predator’s offences.

Describing them as “truly horrifying”, he praised the victims for coming forward to police and slammed Thomas as an arrogant abuser who targeted his victims and subjected them to “further depravities” for his own satisfaction.

Thomas was then made to stand, leaning onto his crutch, as Judge

Read more at: http://www.liverpoolecho.co.uk/news/liverpool-news/violent-rapist-who-sexually-tortured-13704839

Violent rapist who sexually tortured victim could die in jail after being …

A violent child rapist who sexually tortured one of his victims and threatened to rent her out to other abusers is likely to die in jail.

Pensioner Glyn Thomas ruthlessly exploited two girls for his own cruel sexual desires, even forcing one to mimic scenes from his porn collection so he could live out his vile fantasies.

The 68-year-old, who the court heard had a “life limiting illness”, was today locked up for 19 years.

Appearing in the dock at Liverpool Crown Court , a dishevelled Thomas sat in silence as Judge Alan Conrad QC summed up the shocking nature of the sexual predator’s offences.

Describing them as “truly horrifying”, he praised the victims for coming forward to police and slammed Thomas as an arrogant abuser who targeted his victims and subjected them to “further depravities” for his own satisfaction.

Thomas was then made to stand, leaning onto his crutch, as Judge Conrad delivered

Read more at: http://www.liverpoolecho.co.uk/news/liverpool-news/violent-rapist-who-sexually-tortured-13704839

Proximity of Jacksonville day cares to sex predators could change

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – The distance between registered sexual predators and child care centers in Jacksonville could soon change.  

Last month, two new child care businesses told News4Jax that they were informed they could not open, after they had invested thousands of dollars into their properties, because a convicted sexual predator lived too close. 

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