Skip to comments.Man accused of molesting teen he met through Xbox online community
Posted on 01/04/2006 3:57:04 PM PST by SmithL
Santa Rosa, Calif. - A 26-year-old man was arrested on charges he molested a teenage boy he met through Microsoft Corp.'s popular Xbox Live online video game community, authorities said.
Ronnie Brendan Watts, of Placerville, delayed entering a plea Wednesday to charges that include using the Internet to solicit a minor, said Donna Edwards, a spokeswoman for the Sonoma County District Attorney's Office.
He is due back in court Jan. 20.
Santa Rosa police arrested Watts on Dec. 15 after the 14-year-old boy revealed details of the alleged relationship to his mother.
Detectives said Watts contacted the boy in October or November through the Xbox Live community
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The boy had to be a willing participant.There is no way to find informationm out on Xbox unless you give it out.
I'm afraid the new Xbox shaking vibrating contollers was more than they could bare. =) hahahahaha
??? A 14 year old child may be considered a willing participant by some e.g. NAMBLA -I consider the child a victim of an adult predator and I am pretty sure the law does as well...
the 14-year-old boy revealed details of the alleged relationship to his mother.
In Xbox there is no way for a predator to get personal information unless it's offered. The boy had to have been willingly carrying on a converstaion or relationship as the story says with the perp. Legally he's not old enough to consent to this but he was a willing participant.
He was a willing participant in conversation -when conversation became molestation he became a victim of a sick adult...
The teen eventually gave Watts his home address and telephone number and they met in a Santa Rosa park in November where the alleged physical abuse occurred.
This was no tricked child.
You apparently are quite confused?
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