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Child molester will serve 7 years (Connecticut)
Waterbury American-Republican ^ | March 11, 2011 | unattributed

Posted on 03/12/2011 12:12:54 PM PST by Graybeard58

David G. Stanco was sentenced Friday to serve seven years in prison for sexually assaulting a 15-year-old boy.

Stanco, 57, a former religious instructor, will also serve 25 years on probation and will be registered as a sex offender for 10 years. As further terms of his sentencing, he was ordered to undergo treatment for substance abuse and sexual abuse.

The longtime choir director at United Methodist Church in Watertown, Stanco was initially charged with breach of peace and trespassing after he was found semiconscious in his truck at the Mount Olivet Cemetery in Watertown near a family plot.

He had attempted suicide by running a shop vacuum hose from the exhaust pipe through the rear window and into the cab. Police hadn't yet concluded their sexual assault investigation when they searched his condominium at 143 Pine Hill Road in Thomaston around the same time and found him missing.

Another article from the same source:

Religion teacher given 7 years for molesting boy David Stanco asks victim's forgiveness BY SAM COOPER REPUBLICAN-AMERICAN LITCHFIELD — A long-time fixture of the Watertown and Thomaston religious communities was sentenced to seven years in prison Friday for sexually molesting a 15-year-old boy from a religious education class he taught.

The sentence for David G. Stanco, 58, of Thomaston, comes nearly a year after he was arrested. Stanco was found in his truck parked in front of the graves of his parents at Mount Olivet Cemetery in Watertown after a failed suicide attempt as investigators closed in.

In a tearful plea in Bantam Superior Court on Friday, the victim's mother called Stanco a mastermind of manipulation who deserved the maximum sentence. Stanco was facing between five and eight years in prison under the terms of a deal with prosecutors.

"He knew all too well how to take advantage of (my son)," the mother said. "He was a religious education instructor, he was an organist, he was a mentor, he was a person of God ... On behalf of my family ... please, judge, keep this man in jail."


TOPICS: Local News
KEYWORDS: alfranken; childabuse; childmolester; connecticut; nambla; stanco

1 posted on 03/12/2011 12:12:56 PM PST by Graybeard58
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To: Graybeard58

And in other news a few days ago a child molester was found “unresponsive” in his cell. He was later declared deceased. His cellmate is being questioned.


2 posted on 03/12/2011 12:20:05 PM PST by ReverendJames (Only A Painter Or A Liberal Can Change Black To White.)
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To: Graybeard58

One wonders how many other kids Stanco has molested or attempted to molest. At 58, I find it unlikely this was his first victim.

I dearly hope I’m wrong about that, of course.


3 posted on 03/12/2011 12:20:10 PM PST by DemforBush (With a Bocephus sticker on his 442, he'd light 'em up just for fun)
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To: ReverendJames

You may wish it were so but child molesters are segregated, even in county lock ups.

Look at your local sex offender registry and see how many have survived prison quite nicely.


4 posted on 03/12/2011 12:31:30 PM PST by Graybeard58 (Of course Obama loves his country. The thing is, Sarah loves mine.)
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To: Graybeard58

Hopefully he will be taken care of.

5 posted on 03/12/2011 12:41:02 PM PST by MrEdd (Heck? Geewhiz Cripes, thats the place where people who don't believe in Gosh think they aint going.)
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To: Graybeard58

If only they allowed Methodists to marry.


6 posted on 03/12/2011 12:43:12 PM PST by TASMANIANRED (We kneel to no prince but the Prince of Peace)
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To: Graybeard58

Well this guy was in a segregated unit. His cellmate was a pedophile too. I guess the deceased guy was worse.


7 posted on 03/12/2011 12:57:48 PM PST by ReverendJames (Only A Painter Or A Liberal Can Change Black To White.)
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To: DemforBush
Stanco has been known around here as a creep for many years. I always thought he was a creepy homosexual but the child molestation charges didn't surprise me. There is definitely more then one victim. The guy who called the police was one of his victims in the past. It makes me sick that he only got 7 years for such a despicable crime.
8 posted on 03/12/2011 1:12:15 PM PST by peeps36 (America is being destroyed by filthy traitors in the political establishment)
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To: MrEdd

Hard Candy was one of the most disturbing movies I’ve ever seen. I had to put it on pause and get some fresh air. I thought I was going to vomit.


9 posted on 03/12/2011 1:48:47 PM PST by boop ("Let's just say they'll be satisfied with LESS"... Ming the Merciless)
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To: Graybeard58

Isn’t the United Methodist Church one of those formerly Christian denominations that went Communist (sorry...”welcoming”) about 30 years ago? If so,why should this surprise anybody?


10 posted on 03/12/2011 4:03:01 PM PST by Gay State Conservative (''I don't regret setting bombs,I feel we didn't do enough.'' ->Bill Ayers,Hussein's mentor,9/11/01)
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To: Graybeard58

No he won’t.


11 posted on 03/12/2011 6:04:11 PM PST by NoLibZone (Impeach Obama, then try him for treason. / Homosexuals reject diversity.)
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