If the man was a child rapist, the community had a right to know. The rights of the one, when the one is a lawbreaker and a potential threat to the community, cannot outweigh the security needs of the community. As Locke said, when one abandons the law of reason, one puts oneself in the same relation to the community as is a lyon or tyger. The community was formed to protect innocent members from such irrational beasts.
Speeding tickets and child molestation are not analogous offenses.