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Music star arrested on sex charge in Licking County (KC & Sunshine Band)
Th Columbus Dispatch ^ | March 25, 2010 | JOSH JARMAN

Posted on 03/25/2010 5:24:03 AM PDT by 50mm

NEWARK, Ohio— The man behind pop-music classics Get Down Tonight and Boogie Shoes has been arrested in Licking County and accused of having sexual contact with a teenage boy. Richard Finch, 56, co-founder of KC and the Sunshine Band, was arrested Tuesday by deputies with the Licking County sheriff's office. He is being held on a $250,000 bond on a charge of gross sexual imposition, according to court records.

A boy contacted the sheriff's office last week, saying Finch had sexual contact with him at Finch's home, Sgt. Chris Slayman said.

(Excerpt) Read more at dispatch.com ...


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Culture/Society; Extended News; News/Current Events; US: Ohio
KEYWORDS: ohio; pervert; richardfinch; rumpranger
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Ugh!
1 posted on 03/25/2010 5:24:04 AM PDT by 50mm
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To: 50mm

Licking County? where else...


2 posted on 03/25/2010 5:26:01 AM PDT by dblshot (Insanity - electing the same people over and over and expecting different results.)
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To: 50mm

well, I guess we now know what he meant by ...”get down tonight”......


3 posted on 03/25/2010 5:26:43 AM PDT by QualityMan (1994 is right around the corner........)
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To: 50mm

I am not surprised by this.


4 posted on 03/25/2010 5:27:09 AM PDT by autumnraine (You can't fix stupid, but you can vote it out!)
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To: 50mm
Music star arrested on sex charge in Licking County

so......not really right to crack, wise, where child molestation is involved...but

....there is a Licking county??

5 posted on 03/25/2010 5:27:31 AM PDT by Vaquero (BHO....'The Pretenda from Kenya')
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To: 50mm

Music star arrested for licking county?


6 posted on 03/25/2010 5:27:50 AM PDT by Road Warrior 04 (I miss President Bush greatly! Palin in 2012! 2012 - The End Of An Error! (Oathkeeper))
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To: 50mm

Well, the county name is a perfect fit for this story, that’s for sure.


7 posted on 03/25/2010 5:27:55 AM PDT by reagan_fanatic (Entitlements will do to America what drugs eventually do to addicts)
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To: 50mm

Throwing up now.


8 posted on 03/25/2010 5:28:01 AM PDT by bmwcyle (Free the Navy Seals)
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To: dblshot

Just what I was thinking. LOL!


9 posted on 03/25/2010 5:30:53 AM PDT by Scotsman will be Free (11C - Indirect fire, infantry - High angle hell - We will bring you, FIRE)
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To: 50mm
Finch admitted to having sexual contact with the boy as well as several other boys ages 13 to 17,

Are there really any teenage boys naive enough to go to a filthy old fag's house and not know he wants sex with them?

10 posted on 03/25/2010 5:31:41 AM PDT by Tax-chick (Never apologize - it's a sign of weakness.)
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To: 50mm
Perhaps the obamanation administration will consider hiring him as "Assistant Safe School Czar".

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Obama's "Safe School Czar" Kevin
"use a condom" Jennings
__________________________________________________________

From the Washington Times...

EDITORIAL: At the president's pleasure
'Safe school czar' encouraged child sex with an older man
September 28, 2009

A teacher was told by a 15-year-old high school sophomore that he was having homosexual sex with an "older man." At the very least, statutory rape occurred. Fox News reported that the teacher violated a state law requiring that he report the abuse. That former teacher, Kevin Jennings, is President Obama's "safe school czar". It's getting hard to keep track of all of this president's problematic appointments. Clearly, the process for vetting White House employees has broken down.

In this one case in which Mr. Jennings had a real chance to protect a young boy from a sexual predator, he not only failed to do what the law required but actually encouraged the relationship.

According to Mr. Jennings' own description in a new audiotape discovered by Fox News, the 15-year-old boy met the "older man" in a "bus station bathroom" and was taken to the older man's home that night. When some details about the case became public, Mr. Jennings threatened to sue another teacher who called his failure to report the statutory rape "unethical." Mr. Jennings' defenders asserted that there was no evidence that he was aware the student had sex with the older man.

However, the new audiotape contradicts this claim. In 2000, Mr. Jennings gave a talk to the Iowa chapter of the Gay, Lesbian and Straight Education Network, an advocacy group that promotes homosexuality in schools. On the tape, Mr. Jennings recollected that he told the student to make sure "to use a condom" when he was with the older man. That he actively encouraged the relationship is reinforced by Mr. Jennings' own description in his 1994 book, "One Teacher in 10." In that account, the teacher boasts how he allayed the student's concerns about the relationship to such a degree that the 15-year-old "left my office with a smile on his face that I would see every time I saw him on the campus for the next two years, until he graduated."

Mr. Jennings' denials about these events reveal a lack of remorse. He has not admitted that he made mistakes in this case, and he now refuses to answer any questions about the scandal. Don't forget, this is a presidential appointee we're talking about. Mr. Obama should make clear what his standards are for public servants serving at the pleasure of the president. Encouraging and covering up man-boy sexual activity are serious offenses. The White House should force Mr. Jennings to come clean.

http://washingtontimes.com/news/2009/sep/28/at-the-presidents-pleasure/

11 posted on 03/25/2010 5:32:34 AM PDT by ETL (ALL (most?) of the Obama-commie connections at my FR Home page: http://www.freerepublic.com/~etl/)
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To: GOPsterinMA; Clintonfatigued; Clemenza; Perdogg; Impy

Well, at least it ain’t KC...


12 posted on 03/25/2010 5:33:55 AM PDT by fieldmarshaldj (~"This is what happens when you find a stranger in the Amber Lamps !"~~)
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To: 50mm

let’s see if you can pick up on what went wrong?

Janet Lieb is the manager of her son’s band, To Be Continued, which has recorded at Finch’s studio on three occasions.

The band traveled to Ohio from their hometown of Dubuque, Iowa,

a couple of years ago after meeting Finch through their MySpace page.


13 posted on 03/25/2010 5:34:08 AM PDT by Walkingfeather
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To: autumnraine

For the record, this is NOT Harry Casey, The other co-founder.........

14 posted on 03/25/2010 5:34:32 AM PDT by Red Badger (Education makes people easy to lead, difficult to drive; easy to govern, but impossible to enslave.)
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To: Vaquero
I understand the gravity of the charges, and I'm not trying to make light of them, but...

....there is a Licking county??

In the state of Kentucky, and this is the God's Honest truth, where Beaver Road and Big Bone Road meet, there is a Big Bone Lick State Park.

15 posted on 03/25/2010 5:45:30 AM PDT by Yo-Yo (Is the /sarc tag really necessary?)
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To: 50mm
That's the way, uh huh uh huh, I like it, uh huh uh huh, that's the way uh huh uh huh. I like it..... sorry.
16 posted on 03/25/2010 5:48:15 AM PDT by PDMiller
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To: Yo-Yo

that is hilarious!


17 posted on 03/25/2010 5:48:37 AM PDT by xsmommy
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To: Red Badger

I know that’s not “KC”, “KC” is my cousin. I’m saying I’m not surprised about Richard.


18 posted on 03/25/2010 5:50:00 AM PDT by autumnraine (You can't fix stupid, but you can vote it out!)
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To: xsmommy

that is hilarious!

What’s hilarious about it? A young boy has been assaulted.

I am sure this ran on page D-26 of the Dispatch.
If this guy had been a Catholic Priest it would have been front page on the NYT and WaPo.


19 posted on 03/25/2010 5:50:49 AM PDT by Buckeye McFrog
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To: 50mm

Do old perverts need government subsidized Viagra in Licking County or or is he auditioning for a Cabinet Post?


20 posted on 03/25/2010 5:51:42 AM PDT by Steamburg (The contents of your wallet is the only language Politicians understand.)
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