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Horrific Sexual Assault Case Against School Superintendent's Son Divides Town
http://www.businessinsider.com ^ | 1/20/14 | Erin Fuchs

Posted on 01/20/2014 11:55:30 AM PST by BBell

The Des Moines Register ran a sad story this past weekend about awful sexual assault accusations against a school superintendent's son that have divided the conservative town of Treynor, Iowa.

Kreighton Elwood, the 18-year-old son of Superintendent Kevin Elwood, was accused of sexually assaulting three different girls in 2012. He allegedly took them to a secluded area, forced them to remove their clothes, and hid their car keys and phones to keep them from escaping, according to court records cited by The Register. He also allegedly snapped photos of one victim nearly naked, a form of humiliation that is becoming all too common in teenage sexual assaults.

While Kreighton Elwood was originally charged with sexual abuse and kidnapping, he ended up pleading guilty in September to lesser charges of assault and false imprisonment. He spent just 14 days in jail and has to register as a sex offender for 10 years.

Many people in the town of Treynor are still upset about the case. In December, local residents started a petition asking for Kevin Elwood's resignation on the grounds that he didn't properly investigate reports of sexual abuse and harassment.

Jeff Driver, whose daughter was one of Kreighton Elwood's victims, also said school officials didn't do enough to ensure that the teen stayed away from school grounds after his arrest.

“Right now I feel we’re getting the shaft, just because I don’t think there’s been a complete and thorough investigation,” Driver told the Register. “I don’t know if the superintendent did anything wrong. I just don’t feel (school officials) did anything right either.”

One mother who spoke to the paper said the town has a tendency to sweep reports of sexual assault under the rug. The mother, who spoke on the condition of anonymity, said two of her daughter's classmates tried

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TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Culture/Society; US: Iowa
KEYWORDS: banglist; iowa; jeffdriver; kevinelwood; kreightonelwood; rape; treynor
It sounds like some fathers should have taken this boy out to a secluded place and had their way with him, and I don't mean sexually.
1 posted on 01/20/2014 11:55:30 AM PST by BBell
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To: BBell
Our Constitution was made only for a moral and religious people. It is wholly inadequate to the government of any other.
—John Adams

2 posted on 01/20/2014 11:59:59 AM PST by Albion Wilde (The less a man knows, the more certain he is that he knows it all.)
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To: BBell
While Kreighton Elwood was originally charged with sexual abuse and kidnapping, he ended up pleading guilty in September to lesser charges of assault and false imprisonment.

Yeah, this is a big problem. A VERY BIG PROBLEM!!!
3 posted on 01/20/2014 12:01:05 PM PST by Sopater (Is it not lawful for me to do what I will with mine own? - Matthew 20:15a)
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To: BBell

14 days

Wow.


4 posted on 01/20/2014 12:03:31 PM PST by GeronL (Extra Large Cheesy Over-Stuffed Hobbit)
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To: BBell

I find it interesting that it was mentioned several times in the article that the town was very conservative. Would that have happened if it were a very liberal town? I think not!


5 posted on 01/20/2014 12:06:42 PM PST by copwife (All God's creatures have a place in the choir!)
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To: copwife
Would that have happened if it were a very liberal town?

Probably not... he would have been given a contract to write some Common Core textbooks. /s

6 posted on 01/20/2014 12:17:46 PM PST by ken in texas
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7 posted on 01/20/2014 12:17:46 PM PST by Liz
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To: ken in texas

He would have been castrated by feminists instead of the fathers of the girls, I suppose.


8 posted on 01/20/2014 12:18:49 PM PST by proxy_user
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To: GeronL

Yeah, 14 days. At least six felonies. And who knows how many others were not reported? Closer to 20-30 years and lifetime sex offender status, but what do I know?


9 posted on 01/20/2014 12:20:09 PM PST by Former Proud Canadian (Cruz/Palin 2016)
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To: BBell

I’d be willing to be you will find he has been viewing a lot of S&M type porn as well.


10 posted on 01/20/2014 12:21:42 PM PST by ealgeone (obama, border)
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To: BBell

This one is worth keeping an eye on.

I guess school superintendents don’t have party affiliations.

I like they way many of the on-line stories about this case mention that the town of Treynor IA is “conservative.”

Kind of like when they describe the mullahs of Iran as “conservative,” or Hitler as a “right-wing dictator.”


11 posted on 01/20/2014 12:21:53 PM PST by Steely Tom (If the Constitution can be a living document, I guess a corporation can be a person.)
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To: BBell

Yep.... I call it a hunting accident. Sorry officer... i thought he was a deer...


12 posted on 01/20/2014 12:27:56 PM PST by baddog 219
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To: BBell

I grew up in Iowa and it was a decent place. So many of the people I knew there now are ultra liberal.

They’ve bought into the homosexual and other extreme agendas.

Its kinda of sad.


13 posted on 01/20/2014 12:29:20 PM PST by driftdiver (I could eat it raw, but why do that when I have a fire.)
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To: driftdiver

I grew up in Nebraska for 8 years and back then there was little difference between Iowa and Nebraska. Times have changed.


14 posted on 01/20/2014 12:32:23 PM PST by BBell (The Blue Dog is Stupid)
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To: BBell
He spent just 14 days in jail and has to register as a sex offender for 10 years.

Hopefully, he won't live to see 6 months.

15 posted on 01/20/2014 12:50:59 PM PST by Repeat Offender (What good are conservative principles if we don't stand by them?)
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To: BBell

Yes, that is very true about Iowa and Bebraska not being so similar in current times.

OTOH, I am not sure it is fair or appropriate for members of the community to be seeking resignation of the superintendent without any allegations having been made against him. It IS possible that he had no knowledge of his son’s bad acts.


16 posted on 01/20/2014 12:53:06 PM PST by NEMDF
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To: BBell

It sounds like some fathers should have taken this boy out to a secluded place and had their way with him, and I don’t mean sexually.


“Hunting accident” when/where I grew up. Usually provided by the boy’s less-than-proud father.


17 posted on 01/20/2014 12:57:58 PM PST by S.O.S121.500 (Had Enough Yet ?............................ Enforce the Bill of Rights............ It's the LAW !!!)
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To: baddog 219

Yep.... I call it a hunting accident. Sorry officer... i thought he was a deer...


It was usually pheasant season while crossing a fence. That ‘first pheasant’ hunt was more of a rite of passage than we ever knew.


18 posted on 01/20/2014 1:02:21 PM PST by S.O.S121.500 (Had Enough Yet ?............................ Enforce the Bill of Rights............ It's the LAW !!!)
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To: copwife

No they would call it Saturday night.


19 posted on 01/20/2014 1:12:20 PM PST by longfellow (Bill Maher, the 21st hijacker.)
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To: Former Proud Canadian

Gads, the kid is a sexual predator. I can’t imagine, even if his daddy was the #1 good ol’ boy in town, why he didn’t get charged with felonies.

I bet he’ll be even more fun to have in town in a few more years, now that he’s gotten away with rape not once but three times.


20 posted on 01/20/2014 1:20:40 PM PST by livius
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To: BBell

This kind of behavior will tend to escalate as he grows older and bolder. There are plenty of parallel case histories that would lead one to expect he’s a budding little rapist and potential serial killer that needs watching (or something more preemptive and final).


21 posted on 01/20/2014 1:54:30 PM PST by katana (Just my opinions)
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To: Liz

His family should have named him Cretin not Kreighton.


22 posted on 01/20/2014 2:00:07 PM PST by ladyjane
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To: AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Berosus; bigheadfred; Bockscar; cardinal4; ColdOne; ...

Heeeeere’s daddy:

http://www.emmetsburgnews.com/photos/news/lg/509116_1.jpg

Parent starts petition for Treynor superintendent to step down
http://www.ketv.com/news/local-news/parent-starts-petition-for-treynor-superintendent-to-step-down/-/9674510/23910556/-/3874mmz/-/index.html


23 posted on 01/20/2014 2:16:03 PM PST by SunkenCiv (;http://www.freerepublic.com/~mestamachine/)
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To: marktwain

Treynor, Iowa Terror Drill Targets Gun Enthusaists & Immigration Critics
Sat, 03/26/2011 - 11:28
http://www.thirdrailblog.com/tryenor-iowa-terror-drill


24 posted on 01/20/2014 2:18:28 PM PST by SunkenCiv (;http://www.freerepublic.com/~mestamachine/)
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To: BBell
and has to register as a sex offender for 10 years.

... so, I wonder if maybe certain powers-that-be have decided (subconsciously or otherwise) that's as good a sentence as a few years in prison, without all the overhead ...

25 posted on 01/20/2014 2:51:53 PM PST by newgeezer (It is [the people's] right and duty to be at all times armed. --Thomas Jefferson, 1824)
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To: BBell

He sounds like a Kennedy.


26 posted on 01/20/2014 3:24:38 PM PST by BilLies ("Will none rid me of this lying bastard ?")
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To: BilLies

Funny you should say that because that was my initial thought.


27 posted on 01/20/2014 6:30:45 PM PST by BBell (The Blue Dog is Stupid)
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To: BBell

Sick.

I bet the father is a democrat.


28 posted on 01/20/2014 6:36:41 PM PST by Salvation ("With God all things are possible." Matthew 19:26)
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To: BBell

http://www.iowasexoffender.com/registrant/18170/


29 posted on 01/20/2014 6:47:18 PM PST by B4Ranch (Name your illness, do a Google & YouTube search with "hydrogen peroxide". Do it and be surprised.)
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To: BBell

he’s not a “boy”.....he’s 18...my father was fighting the Japanese and Germans at age 17.....


30 posted on 01/20/2014 8:36:32 PM PST by cherry (.in the time of universal deceit, telling the truth is revolutionary.....)
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To: cherry

It doesn’t matter if he is 15 or 18, he needs to be held responsible for his actions.


31 posted on 01/20/2014 8:37:31 PM PST by GeronL (Extra Large Cheesy Over-Stuffed Hobbit)
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To: Liz

he looks like a pervert....be on the look out for this guy...he’ll end up killing someone.....


32 posted on 01/20/2014 8:38:06 PM PST by cherry (.in the time of universal deceit, telling the truth is revolutionary.....)
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