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Male Girl Scout leader charged with raping girl
ksn.com ^ | Feb 20, 2009 | ksn.com

Posted on 02/22/2009 12:30:58 PM PST by Aaron0617

MINNEAPOLIS, Minnesota (NBC) -- A man who police say was a Girl Scout troop leader in Faribault faces sex charges for allegedly raping a 15-year-old troop member and taking naked photos of her.

Entrusted to lead young members of two Faribault Girl Scout troops, authorities say 38-year-old Michael Borromeo is now accused of raping at least one of those girls.

"It's pretty alarming to hear that a person in a position of authority would take advantage of a young child," says Joe Yetzer, an investigator with the Rice County Sheriff's Department.

Borromeo is in the Rice County Jail, charged with several counts of criminal sexual conduct and making child pornography, charges that stem from an alleged sexual relationship with a 15-year-old girl and member of one of Borromeo's Girl Scout troops.

According to Rice County investigators, Borromeo was the leader of a troop of middle school aged girl scouts and co-leader for a group of even younger girls.

Authorities say they learned about the case after the 15-year-old victim, a student at Faribault Middle School, told a school social worker Borromeo raped her.

According to the criminal complaint, the contact started in 2007 when the girl was 14. Authorities say Borromeo admitted to having at least five or six sexual encounters with her at her house and exchanging inappropriate cell phone pictures. He allegedly told investigators he loves her.

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TOPICS: Local News
KEYWORDS: girlscout; pedophile; rape; rapist

Reason for posting - I'm also against having gay male troop leaders for boy scouts.

Also, I wanted to hear from others why they think this is called rape. None of the female teacher on young male students case are referred to as rape.

1 posted on 02/22/2009 12:30:58 PM PST by Aaron0617
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To: Aaron0617

Execute him!


2 posted on 02/22/2009 12:32:11 PM PST by WheresMyBailout
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To: Aaron0617

These creeps have destroyed almost everything. Not only do they destroy the lives of their young victims, they also bring endless fear and paranoia to every layer of society.

Death is too good for these slimeballs. Let’s put them in torture camps.


3 posted on 02/22/2009 12:34:12 PM PST by Soothesayer (The United States of America Rest in Peace November 4 2008)
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To: Aaron0617
also against having gay male troop leaders for boy scouts.

When I was in Scouts we had a leader who liked to fondle boys. We all just passed the word around that you didn't want to go into a tent with him ( he liked to give "backrubs"). No big deal.

But frankly I'm surprised there is such a thing as a male girl scout leader.

4 posted on 02/22/2009 12:35:10 PM PST by hinckley buzzard
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To: Aaron0617

The female teachers should be charged with rape.


5 posted on 02/22/2009 12:35:24 PM PST by Jane Austen (Boycott the Bahamas!)
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To: Aaron0617

Nowadays you can’t trust anybody. Even biological parents molest their children. Everything is totally hopeless. I’m waiting for the world to die.


6 posted on 02/22/2009 12:35:38 PM PST by Soothesayer (The United States of America Rest in Peace November 4 2008)
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To: Aaron0617
Also, I wanted to hear from others why they think this is called rape.

Because all the chicks in Girl Scouts are dykes, and all sex with men is rape?

Seriously - I thought that the Gay [Lesbian] Mafia took over the Girl Scouts a long time ago.

7 posted on 02/22/2009 12:37:32 PM PST by KayEyeDoubleDee
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To: Aaron0617

Exactly! Men should not be Girl Scout leaders and gay men should not be Boy Scout leaders. For exactly the same reason.

And I might add, that if the number of incidents with female teachers can be taken as an indicator, the same applies to women and gay women.


8 posted on 02/22/2009 12:43:17 PM PST by SampleMan (I'm not drinking the Kool Aid! Is it 2013 yet?)
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To: Aaron0617

All he has to do is claim he’s going to AA and apologize.

Hey it works for hot chicks.


9 posted on 02/22/2009 12:43:34 PM PST by arealconservativeforachange (Tell JD Hayworth to run for McCain's seat! http://www.jdhayworth.com/contact.php)
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To: arealconservativeforachange

>All he has to do is claim he’s going to AA and apologize.
>
>Hey it works for hot chicks.

*snort* - It’d be funny if it wasn’t true.


10 posted on 02/22/2009 12:47:11 PM PST by OneWingedShark (Q: Why am I here? A: To do Justly, to love mercy, and to walk humbly with my God.)
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To: Soothesayer

I think this stuff has always happened. Difference today is the instant, far-reaching and news hungry 24 hr. news cycle.

30 years ago, if you didn’t live in Minnesota you wouldn’t have heard of this case.


11 posted on 02/22/2009 12:50:07 PM PST by cydcharisse
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To: Aaron0617

Yes, it appears the offense is really “Criminal Sexual Conduct in the 2nd Degree” https://www.revisor.leg.state.mn.us/statutes/?id=609.343


12 posted on 02/22/2009 12:54:27 PM PST by PAR35
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To: Aaron0617
Yes, it appears the offense is really “Criminal Sexual Conduct in the 2nd Degree”

Oh, okay I see. The headline said 'rape', but I missed how he is being charged with 'sexual conduct'. Kind of a criminal charge involving sex. And since he was perverted enough to take pictures, a child porn charge as well. I see now, this wasn't really termed a 'sexual assault'

This 38 y/old guy was married with kids and...I will never understand, how you could throw it all away like that. Feel sorry for his family

13 posted on 02/22/2009 1:06:03 PM PST by Aaron0617
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To: cydcharisse

I agree. The question is, does hearing about these cases make things better or worse? How many decent people are afraid to go into careers working with children because of these rising fears? Most importantly, are our children safer in a paranoid society?


14 posted on 02/22/2009 1:29:42 PM PST by Soothesayer (The United States of America Rest in Peace November 4 2008)
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To: SampleMan

Agree 100%. We too had a guy that liked boys a little too much, and as soon as the rumor got out, he got gone.

This is a despicable crime, but it’s no more so than the female molestation cases (mostly teachers). And maybe it’s a case of “dog bites man”, but it seems that we hear about 10 cases involving female perps for every one involving male nowadays.


15 posted on 02/22/2009 1:32:53 PM PST by bigbob (-)
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To: SampleMan
And homosexuals shouldn't be allowed to be in the military. When a homo is gawking at another soldier in the shower and gets the sheite kicked out of him, is that a hate crime, or due to an ignorant stupid PC ruling where any woman wouldn't allow a man to shower with her, so why let homo's in with other men?

If this stands, then I volunteer to watch the girls shower at the local high school. I cannot understand why they just can't get the principle.

16 posted on 02/22/2009 1:37:04 PM PST by chuckles
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To: Soothesayer
Look at the two recent stories about the little girls that disappeared. Caylee and Haighlee, or something? One was a big story because the Mom was hot, the other is a big story because the first story was played out.

I remember about thirty years ago, a little six year old Vietnamese girl was raped, murdered and left in a dumpster. I knew some people who lived in the same apartment complex. There was one newspaper story on it, buried in the back pages. When they caught the guy, it didn't even make the news.

In the Harry Potter books, Hermione told a reporter, "I thought the Daily Prophet existed to tell the truth." The reporter responded, "The Prophet exists to sell itself, you silly girl." Same with CNN. Drug wars and dead kids on the Mexican border don't sell advertising. Soap opera tales of intrigue with good looking women and missing molested girls do.

17 posted on 02/22/2009 1:37:51 PM PST by Richard Kimball (We're all criminals. They just haven't figured out what some of us have done yet.)
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To: chuckles
And homosexuals shouldn't be allowed to be in the military.

I think they should stop using Alcatraz as a tourist attraction and move the entire homosexual population onto their own little paradise.

Homosexuals pose a danger to America that is as serious as the terrorist threat.

They can't wait to get their hands on our kids and they commit the larger percentage of serial killings.

18 posted on 02/22/2009 1:41:30 PM PST by IbJensen (In 2008, Americans foolishly used their freedom to vote for “chains” not “change.”)
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To: Richard Kimball

I’ve given up on humanity. There is no point in investing anything into life. It would be better for us all to not be born.


19 posted on 02/22/2009 1:45:07 PM PST by Soothesayer (The United States of America Rest in Peace November 4 2008)
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To: Aaron0617

Females can not rape anyone. They can sodomize with a foreign object, but they can’t rape. When adult female teachers seduce their charges, it should be handled and prosecuted as severely as rape, but it can not be called rape. It has to be called something else.


20 posted on 02/22/2009 1:48:04 PM PST by FrdmLvr (What fresh hell is this?)
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To: WheresMyBailout

It says he was charged, not convicted. Or does that not matter to you?


21 posted on 02/22/2009 1:54:48 PM PST by Larry Lucido
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To: Soothesayer
Don't go and see the Watchmen, then. That movie will be dark, dark, dark.

There's a lot of good stuff going on. CNN and most news has nothing you need to know. Turn it off and you'll be a lot happier. Concentrate on family, faith and building your own life, and you'll find most crises are created. Bad things have always happened, but today they're sold as being news we need to know. We don't. I Freep for a while, then do other stuff. FR is fun, but you can get down if you're on here to much. I've been sick, so on a lot more than usual.

22 posted on 02/22/2009 1:54:58 PM PST by Richard Kimball (We're all criminals. They just haven't figured out what some of us have done yet.)
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To: Aaron0617

Why was he a troop leader for Girl Scouts?


23 posted on 02/22/2009 2:05:38 PM PST by cubreporter
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To: Aaron0617

Is this a case of actual forcible rape or is this a statutory or for an old term “carnal knowledge” situation?. I would think that multiple encounters would indicate consensual sex and not forcible rape.

Of course the Girl scouts should be sued. Anyone who has a policy of letting young men work with young girls should have their head examined.

Ya gotta keep em separated !!!!


24 posted on 02/22/2009 2:10:03 PM PST by umbra43
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To: KayEyeDoubleDee

Same with the YWCA.


25 posted on 02/22/2009 2:15:39 PM PST by Arthur McGowan
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To: cubreporter
Why was he a troop leader for Girl Scouts?

Can only guess they figured since he passed the background check and was married with children he could be as safe as any woman they could put in that role.

That is to be personally responsible for someone else's young daughters.

26 posted on 02/22/2009 2:16:17 PM PST by Aaron0617
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To: Aaron0617

Guilty, Hang Him


27 posted on 02/22/2009 2:19:45 PM PST by bmwcyle (The end is near and this time I mean it. Get right with JESUS NOW!)
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To: Aaron0617

This shouldn’t have happened. The blame lays squarely on the radical feminists who’ve taken over the Girl Scouts, and the parents who allowed their daughters into a troop with a man for a leader.

Juliette Lowe must be turning over in her grave.


28 posted on 02/22/2009 2:23:17 PM PST by ViLaLuz (2 Chronicles 7:14)
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To: Aaron0617

If it was a female teacher that had done this to a male student, the male posters would be on here judging if she was guilty or not based on her looks. I doubt they will be along to do that in this case.


29 posted on 02/22/2009 2:29:50 PM PST by christianhomeschoolmommaof3 (I homeschool because I have seen the village and I dont want it raising my children.)
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To: umbra43
I would think that multiple encounters would indicate consensual sex and not forcible rape

Exactly, since he had sex with her over the course of a year, multiple times in her own home since she was 14. I wondered why the topic title implied 'raping' and the girl said she was raped.

As I mentioned he only got a sexual conduct charge and hopefully that along with the child porn charge puts him away until his own children are in their late teens.

30 posted on 02/22/2009 2:32:31 PM PST by Aaron0617
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To: SampleMan

Exactly. No gay man should be in charge of a boy scout troop, no gay woman should be in charge of a girl scout troop and no man should be in charge of a girl scout troop.

The potential for abuse or inappropriate behavior is just too high.


31 posted on 02/22/2009 2:32:52 PM PST by Ronin
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To: Larry Lucido

I’m not going to get into a debate over “innocent till proven guilty” nonsense ... the police made an arrest based on hard evidence, including pictures that were taken, and I hope the guards let the other prisoners know why he’s there.


32 posted on 02/22/2009 2:59:50 PM PST by WheresMyBailout
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To: Richard Kimball

Because back then they were gooks. Hell, even John McCain called them gooks in 2000. Thank God Bush was nominated over McCain.


33 posted on 02/22/2009 3:02:31 PM PST by WheresMyBailout
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To: Richard Kimball

There is no way it could be darker than Mou Tun Fei’s “Men behind the Sun” or “Men Behind the Sun 4: Black Sun-The Naking Massacre”. I would recommend staying as far away from those movies as you possible can. Seriously, I have no soul left in me after watching those.

Anyway, yea. I try to distract myself with work, family, books, and computer games.


34 posted on 02/22/2009 4:23:01 PM PST by Soothesayer (The United States of America Rest in Peace November 4 2008)
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To: Aaron0617

I wouldn’t have allowed any daughter of ours to be in that troop. I think the women should be with the girls and if it turns out there was a perp in the crowd...out that person would have been.


35 posted on 02/22/2009 4:30:48 PM PST by cubreporter
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To: hinckley buzzard

Only in Minnesota and parts of Wisconsin.


36 posted on 02/22/2009 4:44:28 PM PST by rabidralph
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To: hinckley buzzard
"But frankly I'm surprised there is such a thing as a male girl scout leader. "

My daughters wouldn't have been allowed to be in that troop when they were young if there had been a male troop leader. I didn't make it overt to them, but my daughters were not left alone with any male when they were growing up, even relatives.

37 posted on 02/22/2009 4:56:45 PM PST by My hearts in London - Everett (Remember the 3 Rs: Respect for self; Respect for others; and Responsibility for all your actions.)
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To: Aaron0617
As I mentioned he only got a sexual conduct charge and hopefully that along with the child porn charge puts him away until his own children are in their late teens.

Oh yeah this guy is going away for a long time.

38 posted on 02/22/2009 9:11:39 PM PST by umbra43
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