Skip to comments.Man allegedly locked girl in kennel
Posted on 02/09/2005 7:48:01 PM PST by Rakkasan1
St. Paul - A man who allegedly put a 13-year-old girl in a dog kennel for days at a time, hit her, read her diary, and strip searched her, was charged this week with unreasonable restraint of a child.
Eric Bare, 42, of St. Paul, admitted to child protection workers that he did lock the teenager in the kennel on two different occasions, once for three consecutive days, and once for seven consecutive days. Bare said that he "fixed up the kennel nice" and that it was "a suitable temporary living arrangement."
Bare is not the girl's father, but she called him dad, according to charges.
(Excerpt) Read more at kstp.com ...
Bare said that he "fixed up the kennel nice" and that it was "a suitable temporary living arrangement."
So basically, he feels he did nothing wrong.
Okay, that's it, I'm calling for the DePe.
Any idea as to why this girl was treated this way?
I have no idea. But no 13 year old deserves to be locked up in a Kennel and stripped searched.
This man was her mother's "LIVE IN Boyfriend." What type of people with children have LIVE IN bOyfriends?
Why? Don't rationalize evil.
Phew! For a brief moment, I thought your screen name said "kennel."
"Kennel" was already taken, so I settled for the name of a falcon.
Mothers who take in a live-in boyfriend increase their kids' risk of being abused by something like 50 times.
A woman has to be a blithering idiot to shack up with her kids still in the house.
"fixed up the kennel nice"
This guy is insane! He's gonna "get fixed up real nice" too if he ends up in prison instead of the loony bin. And what was w/ this girl's mother.
Some women are so selfish they cannot handle being alone and they are willing to subject their children to all sorts of abuse just to have a man in the bedroom.
This woman should be locked up too.
this isn't molestation???
So a woman who has been divorced through no fault of her own, is expected to spend the rest of her life alone Just because she has children?
I plan on doing just that...at least until my youngest is 18 years old...but it is unfair for the world to expect it!
No, not for the rest of your life. BUT, when a woman has children, yes, she is not to have her love life at home with the kids. The children come first, her needs, second, until they are grown and out of the house. I commend you for choosing the latter. And, yes, the world should expect it. That's what's wrong with our society today - to much me, me, me - at the expense of kids.
to much = too much
"No, not for the rest of your life. BUT, when a woman has children, yes, she is not to have her love life at home with the kids." -JackiButterfly
Every parent regardless of the situation has a God given responstibility to their kids. The parent is obligated to protect the child even if the abuse is coming from a spouse or natural parent, much less a live in boyfriend.
The Biblical model is that you get married, you don't commit fornication. But even given that they are living together, they still have an obligation to love each other and love those children.
Anything less than a failure to love is sin.
Hopefully this nut will soon get to experience being locked up in a small space for himself.
"Anything less than
a failure to love is sin."
Excuse me, but the MOTHER was an abuser too! She 'took food to the girl in the kennel' - HELLO! The mother should be charged too.
Read the article. She was.
She was charged also.
read her diary?? Why is that even on the list?
I don't think any woman should stop dating just because she has children. As a man, I would not "shack up" with any woman, married, unmarried, or with children. If the bond is that strong, a committment is necessary, both for the single mother, and the children.
I can agree with that. I will not move a man into my home unless and until he has made a committment to me and my children.
My intent is to stay single until my children are grown, but I don't think it is right for others to expect the single parents to stay that way.
Agreed on all counts. G'night Truss.
Good night IA
A woman has to be a blithering idiot to shack up with her kids still in the house.
You're right. Unfortunately, this practice is common and widely-acceptly. A couple of generations ago, a mother with minor children shacking up with a man seriously faced losing custody of her children.
I agree .. it's child abuse, child neglect, child endangerment, etc.
no shack up studs and no shack up honey's.........goes both ways.....
A St. Paul mother and her live-in boyfriend are accused of locking the woman's 11-year-old daughter in a chain-link dog kennel in a warehouse basement, leaving her cold and, one night, naked.
Deborah L. Cameron and Eric Bare appeared in Ramsey County District Court on Wednesday, each charged with two counts of unreasonable restraint of a child, a gross misdemeanor. ...
...Bare and Cameron were released from jail Wednesday night after Bare posted $5,000 bail and Cameron posted $2,000 bail. Conditions for their release included having no contact with the girl and maintaining regular contact with pretrial release officials. County Attorney Susan Gaertner said she has never seen a case like this in her 20 years as a prosecutor. She said the couple's actions are deserving of more serious charges, but prosecutors could not find a state felony law that fit the conduct.
My wife for one. For three months before our wedding we lived together to save money to pay for the wedding.
There's a lot more here than just the moral considerations of shacking up. Being a single parent is hard. Harder than you (hopefully) will ever know. some people just can't handle it and they make poor decisions, like this woman.
The other consideration is that kids need a father figure. If their real dad doesn't give a damn and there are no uncles or grandpa around, someone needs to be there to tell the girls they're pretty and teach the boys how to spit.
...The girl is in protective custody. Child Protection Services investigators had two previous contacts with the girl. Investigators said they had no evidence to corroborate the girl's allegations until now.
Calling the case abhorrent, Ramsey County Attorney Susan Gaertner said her staff scoured the penal code before filing charges.
"Twenty years as a prosecutor and I have not seen anything like this," Gaertner said. "There are a number of experienced prosecutors in my office, myself included, who are shocked and saddened by these allegations. We looked very hard at any potential felony that could be charged. We looked really carefully at the sexual assault statute to see if anything applied. Nothing did."
She said her office did not know about the girl's previous attempts to get help.
"The allegations were never brought to our office," Gaertner said. "I don't believe the police were contacted." ...
...One neighbor, who refused to identify herself, said she heard the adults berate the girl, calling her a freak. The neighbor said the girl dressed in dark, Gothic clothing.
Your notion works good if there are kids involved. But, sadly today, the institution of marriage is a bad deal for men.
But, sadly today, the institution of marriage is a bad deal for men.
No it isn't. I've noticed the brainwashing that it's bad for women too since Men oppress you.
Marriage is a good idea and a good deal. Married people are happier.
Breaking the institution of marriage down will occur in a breakdown in Society. Notice how it's the Dems who push this single mother and gay parent stuff.
I think it is lovely when a divorced person can find a good, strong relationship and bring another parent into the home. Unfortunately, there are a lot of occasions when single people, generally mothers, will move a loser boyfriend into the house. It does seem that live-in boyfriends are particularly dangerous to children.
You say that you intend to stay single and that is very admirable. I agree that it is likely a difficult and lonely thing to contemplate. But I assume that you are doing it because it is best for your children. Many people will not place their children ahead of themselves and will enter into just any kind of relationship to avoid being alone.
Don't overlook the fact that data clearly show, when it comes to child abouse, mothers are the leading the pack.
From some of the women hating threads that have been going on in here, I'm inclined to think that most men think this is OK to do. Course the 'cage' would be the house that they fixed up 'nice'....
I'm not suggesting that this mitigates what they did to the 13YO at all, but I foresee their defense will be along the lines of, "She was wild and uncontrollable. We tried everything else and nothing worked, so we had to do SOMETHING to keep her from hurting herself by going out and doing drugs and sex parties and stuff."
Whoa! A feminazi in our ranks!!
At least we don't drown them in bathtubs.
I think it's often just as hard on the kids when dad shacks up with the first woman who comes along --- parents can date but they shouldn't bring lovers home, they can do the dating away from home and not have their mistakes hurt the kids.
WHy did you add 'cage children' and insinuate that's what I meant? I meant it with tongue in cheek--that men seem to want to keep women home in the kitchen and bedroom. Adding your personal comments and twisting what I meant was wrong. I would appreciate it if you would not manipulate what I say and then call me names.
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