Home
Australian News

The purpose of this website/ information is to promote public awareness/ protection, prevent you and those close to you from the potential dangers posed by individuals who have committed sex offences in the past and to deter sex offenders from offending/re- offending. Any criminal actions taken by persons against the offenders named within this site, may result in arrest and prosecution of those persons.

Home    About MAKO    Services    Contact    Prevention    MAKO/Files    Community Notification    Report    Referral    Profile's    Facts/ Stats    Online Dangers    Child Safety    MAKO Petitions    Research/ Resources    Books    DNA Info
Safety For Women    News/ Articles    Your Comments    Australian Politicians/ Contacts    Join    Sponsors    Donations    Links




Grandfather To Plead Guilty On 40 Charges

A 52-YEAR-old grandfather from Palmerston in the Northern Territory has indicated he will plead guilty to at least 40 child sex offences in the Supreme Court.
The man, who cannot be named, faced a committal hearing in the Darwin Magistrates Court yesterday.
Magistrate David Loadman found there was enough evidence to refer his case to the Supreme Court.
Prosecutor Mark Heffernan claimed the man indecently dealt with his granddaughter and six of her school friends between 1996 and 2005. The alleged victims were all aged under 12 years, with one 10 years old.
The charges against the man include attempted sexual intercourse with a child aged under 16 years, sexual intercourse without consent and maintaining a sexual relationship with a child aged under 16 years.
Other charges include:
INTENTIONALLY exposing a child to an indecent object, film, video or book;
INDECENTLY dealing with children aged under 12 years;
TAKING or recording an indecent image of a child aged under 12 years;
COMMITTING an act of gross indecency on a girl aged under 14; and UNLAWFULLY procuring a child under 16 to perform indecent acts.
The 52-year-old was remanded in custody to appear at an arraignment in the Supreme Court in March.
Defence lawyer Alan Woodcock asked that he be allowed to appear by video link instead of being physically brought to court.
The defendant applied for bail in December 2005 on the grounds he was possibly suffering from lung cancer. But magistrate Greg Cavanagh refused because of the seriousness of the charges.
The man did not make a bail application yesterday.

Northern Territory News (10-2-2006)
Rebecca Hewett
 
  
  
  
  
  
  
  

MAKO/Files Online.. Listing Australian Convicted Paedophiles/ Sex Offenders/ Child Killers.. FREE Public Service..





Australian News
WANTED OFFENDERS
Safety For Women
Report Sex Crime
Victim Assistance/Referral
Sex Offenders-Electronic Tagging
Community Notification








Search on: Google - Google USENET - Yahoo - AltaVista - All the Web - Gigablast - HotBot - Lycos - Teoma - WiseNut

Copyright © MAKO 2005. All Rights Reserved. Legal/Disclaimer/ Privacy/ Terms Of Use.