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How pedophile trail led to a Largo man
St. Petersburg-Tampa Bay Times ^ | August 5, 2012 | John Woodrow Cox

Posted on 08/05/2012 3:25:20 AM PDT by Cincinatus' Wife

LARGO — This is what the world saw:

An emergency medical technician from Kansas who lived with his mother in a tidy brick house, where he helped her care for a 14-year-old boy.

A stay-at-home dad who lived with his wife in California and built a jungle gym next to his home for the couple's two adopted children, 6 and 8.

A puppeteer in Florida who performed in community centers, schools and churches and hosted kids-only pizza parties every Wednesday in his mobile home.

Bruce Foucart, the special agent in charge of Homeland Security Investigations in Boston, saw something else.

Over the past three months, the three men were arrested on charges that they produced, distributed or possessed child pornography. They were targets of a federal investigation that has reached 10 states and seven countries. To date, authorities have arrested 43 people, including 13 in the United States, and saved more than 140 children from further exploitation.

The youngest victim was 19 days old.

The accusations against many of the suspects are heinous. They include the rape of their relatives or their friends' children.

But for Foucart, who has investigated hundreds of pedophiles during his 27-year career, the online conversations among the men — the EMT, Michael Arnett; the stay-at-home dad, Jason Scarcello; the puppeteer, Ronald William Brown — made him sick.

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


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Culture/Society; Extended News; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: children; homelandsecurity; pedophile; pornography; sexoffenders

1 posted on 08/05/2012 3:25:24 AM PDT by Cincinatus' Wife
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

Death to these scumbags if they are guilty


2 posted on 08/05/2012 3:33:10 AM PDT by Yorlik803 (better to die on your feet than live on your knees.)
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To: Yorlik803; All
The Largo puppeteer
3 posted on 08/05/2012 3:34:11 AM PDT by Cincinatus' Wife
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To: Cincinatus' Wife
But for Foucart, who has investigated hundreds of pedophiles during his 27-year career

I can't even imagine how one does such a job without becoming permanently damaged in some way...

4 posted on 08/05/2012 3:37:49 AM PDT by Future Snake Eater (CrossFit.com)
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To: Future Snake Eater

>>>>>”There’s no end to it,” Foucart said. “We just keep peeling back the onion, but that onion just keeps getting bigger.”<<<<<


5 posted on 08/05/2012 3:41:00 AM PDT by Cincinatus' Wife
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To: Future Snake Eater

I’m reading that Harry Reid is one??? Has he denied it? Is is able to prove otherwise???

Where’s the media on this?


6 posted on 08/05/2012 3:48:58 AM PDT by kjo (+)
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To: kjo

Uh, those are some pretty serious charges there.

As a matter of fact, regardless of where they started they are so serious they need to be investigated.

Seriousness of the charges, you understand.


7 posted on 08/05/2012 3:56:18 AM PDT by Nik Naym (It's not my fault... I have compulsive smartass disorder.)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

This does for creepy puppets what Gacy did for creepy clowns.

Hard to imagine this depth of depraved evil.


8 posted on 08/05/2012 4:08:55 AM PDT by P.O.E. (Pray for America)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife
Dear FedGov,
I hereby volunteer to: pull the switch, push the needle plunger, or just blow their sick filthy stinking heads off -- if that's 'the legal way' they are to 'go' (naturally).

regards,
Me

ps: I'll even furnish my own ammo, but you get the airfare & taxi

9 posted on 08/05/2012 4:08:59 AM PDT by Condor51 (Si vis pacem, para bellum.)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

“The youngest victim was 19 days old.”

I cant read this enough and comprehend.


10 posted on 08/05/2012 4:11:32 AM PDT by VanDeKoik
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To: Yorlik803

This is too scary for words. Who can be trusted anymore since these pedophiles seek trusted situations where they come into regular contact with children?


11 posted on 08/05/2012 4:13:32 AM PDT by jazzlite (esat)
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To: Future Snake Eater

I knew a cop who did it for a few years until he felt that it was seriously undermining his ability to trust and relate to other human beings. His team caught all sorts of people, including an Assistant DA (and some women, as well).

Being able to do it for 27 years is amazing, but professionals like this are very good at compartmentalizing and keeping their work and personal lives apart and also at keeping their eyes on the goal, which is to protect children. When they feel they can’t handle it any more, they leave the unit.

The most frustrating thing is the trivial sentences a lot of the offenders receive, and the fact that judges are often very careless about protecting the victimized children


12 posted on 08/05/2012 4:15:48 AM PDT by livius
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To: VanDeKoik

Just think, when the homosexual advocates, a/k/a the Democrat Party get their way, this will all be legal.


13 posted on 08/05/2012 4:16:43 AM PDT by sport
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

This is on of the sickest things I have ever heard.


14 posted on 08/05/2012 4:17:47 AM PDT by freekitty (Give me back my conservative vote; then find me a real conservative to vote for)
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To: Condor51

Even pedophiles who have murdered a child do not receive the death penalty nowadays. The sentences they receive here in the US are stricter than what they get abroad, though; did you see that the Dutch one, who had molested 67 children, got a big 18 years?

This needs to be a capital crime again.


15 posted on 08/05/2012 4:20:19 AM PDT by livius
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To: Cincinatus' Wife
...the special agent in charge of Homeland Security Investigations in Boston....

Say what?

16 posted on 08/05/2012 4:43:29 AM PDT by the invisib1e hand (Woe to them...)
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To: sport

yep!
Soon we will be having the same “it’s their civil right, they are tax payers, they are BORN this way!” cries as we have to hear now from the queers.
Nobody seems to get that.


17 posted on 08/05/2012 4:45:58 AM PDT by ronniesgal ( I miss George Bush. Hell, I miss Bill Clinton!!)
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To: jazzlite

What is scary is that there are some who want to at least decriminalize
this stuff. Most give cash to leftist groups.
There is no cure for these people. Death is the only way to insure they never harm children again.


18 posted on 08/05/2012 4:48:13 AM PDT by Yorlik803 (better to die on your feet than live on your knees.)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife
How pedophile trail led to a Largo man

Since the progressive mentality prevents us from shooting these vermin, I compassionately suggest we just force them to wear their gonads as earrings.

19 posted on 08/05/2012 4:55:21 AM PDT by MamaTexan (I am a Person as Created by the Laws of Nature, not a person as created by the laws of Man)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

“We just keep peeling back the onion, but that onion just keeps getting bigger.”

That ‘onion’ is planted in the soil found under the Poison Tree of the Fruit of Liberalism.


20 posted on 08/05/2012 4:59:46 AM PDT by GladesGuru (In a society predicated upon freedom, it is necessary to examine principles."...the public interest)
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To: kjo
I only came to this thread because I thought it was about Harry Reid. A reliable source told me that he was a pedophile.

So, with all these sources, the word is out... Reid is a pedophile.

21 posted on 08/05/2012 5:12:49 AM PDT by C210N ("ask not what the candidate can do for you, ask what you can do for the candidate" (Breitbart, 2012))
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To: VanDeKoik

These guys really need to be executed. There is no cure for this. Pure evil.


22 posted on 08/05/2012 5:20:52 AM PDT by rocketmag
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To: Future Snake Eater

I can’t even imagine how one does such a job without becoming permanently damaged in some way...


I disagree. Foucart can take plenty of comfort in the potential victims of these pervs that he saved from harm by catching them. That should provide more than enough motivation to keep going.


23 posted on 08/05/2012 5:22:58 AM PDT by rbg81
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To: livius
*** Even pedophiles who have murdered a child do not receive the death penalty nowadays. ***

Well, no offense but I don't think that's exactly correct. This article covers a Federal Crime where child murders and kidnappings could be involved, and the US Code still includes the DP for murder.

And the FedGov does execute, though not enough IMHO -- a couple days ago I read a short article were the Feds just did it in the Eastern US. I was actually surprised Barry didn't pardon the mutt.

But all that aside. Whatever the legal sentence these maggots get they won't last two days in any Fed Prison. Even John Gotti had to go begging the Aryan BH for protection after one week (iirc) -- at $30K/mo -- when he was in the Supermax in Marion, IL.

The fact is one way or the other these guys will die in prison, and fast. So I'm just (hypothetically) offering my services for 'a legal way' (naturally). After all, contract work is always cheaper than having the 'G' do something themselves.

24 posted on 08/05/2012 5:26:17 AM PDT by Condor51 (Si vis pacem, para bellum.)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

A pedophile is a homosexual with an age preference.


25 posted on 08/05/2012 5:49:17 AM PDT by baddog 219
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To: sport

Just think, when the homosexual advocates, a/k/a the Democrat Party get their way, this will all be legal.

***
So sad to think that you are absolutely right.,


26 posted on 08/05/2012 6:06:16 AM PDT by Bigg Red (Pray for our republic.)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife
A puppeteer in Florida who performed in community centers, schools and churches and hosted kids-only pizza parties every Wednesday in his mobile home.

There's no such thing as a free lunch. Pizza!...It's the new candy.

27 posted on 08/05/2012 6:10:24 AM PDT by FrdmLvr (culture, language, borders)
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To: livius

Sex crimes do take a toll on the investigators. I only do a few of these investigation each year. I’ve found that I need to go punch and kick the heavy bag in the gym of our police station before I can go home to my family. It’s like draining the poison out of me so that it doesn’t have a chance to take hold. Terrible.


28 posted on 08/05/2012 6:11:17 AM PDT by islander-11 (Save Nantucket - Vote Republican!!!)
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To: islander-11

Thank you for keeping children safe. I’m sure no one can really understand what it’s like to do your job. It would be very hard not become cynical.


29 posted on 08/05/2012 6:33:09 AM PDT by pieceofthepuzzle
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To: C210N
Photobucket
30 posted on 08/05/2012 6:41:49 AM PDT by RetSignman
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To: RetSignman

Do you know who the child in this faked photo is? Wouldn’t the child’s parent be extremely upset to see this? I would ask a moderator to remove it if I were you.


31 posted on 08/05/2012 7:06:10 AM PDT by arasina (So there.)
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To: arasina

Although the child’s face has been altered, I’m going back to photobucket and delete it.

Thanks for your input.


32 posted on 08/05/2012 7:11:00 AM PDT by RetSignman
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To: Bigg Red

“Just think, when the homosexual advocates, a/k/a the Democrat Party get their way, this will all be legal.

***
So sad to think that you are absolutely right.”

I remember hearing about NAMBLA in the news back in the early 70’s when I was abou 7 years old, at that time I wonder who this group was. I remember our local news would show a segment of the San Francisco Gay Parade and there was this large banner that a group of men were carrying. It said NAMBLA and underneath the NAMBLA name the words “Sex before 8 is too late” something like that. Until some uptight right-wing groups complained so they were no longer allowed to march in the parade. So both of you are not farfetched to say that. Remember Botox Pelosi marched in the SF Gay Parade with the founder who happens to be a supporter of NAMBLA from my understanding.


33 posted on 08/05/2012 7:19:44 AM PDT by Patriot Babe
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To: the invisib1e hand

Yeah, the reference to Homeland Security caught my attention also.


34 posted on 08/05/2012 8:12:32 AM PDT by fuzzthatwuz
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To: Yorlik803
What is scary is that there are some who want to at least decriminalize this stuff.

That is the expressed goal of NAMBLA, the National Man Boy Love Association.

35 posted on 08/05/2012 8:48:16 AM PDT by SuziQ
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To: ronniesgal
Soon we will be having the same “it’s their civil right, they are tax payers, they are BORN this way!” cries as we have to hear now from the queers.

How right you are. I have said it before. The push for gay marriage is just a the first step to getting to the coveted position of having "homosexual" as a protected class against discrimination, such as age, color, creed, etc. Pedophilia will be next by logical extension.

All in all, they are coming for the children.

36 posted on 08/05/2012 9:45:19 AM PDT by VRW Conspirator (We were the tea party before there was a tea party. - Jim Robinson)
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To: islander-11

The cop I knew also took up heavy exercise at that point. It helped.


37 posted on 08/05/2012 9:59:57 AM PDT by livius
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To: sport
Just think, when the homosexual advocates, a/k/a the Democrat Party get their way, this will all be legal.

You know if our higher up federal government wanted to get rid of kiddie porn they would take it off of the dark internet....
They don't because the elites like it ...
they can get a proxy and look till their eyes fall off..
38 posted on 08/05/2012 10:23:09 AM PDT by freedommom
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To: kjo
Why hasn't Reid go on TV and denied it?

The seriousness of these accusations demand that he come clean on this subject.

39 posted on 08/05/2012 11:02:33 AM PDT by blam
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To: pieceofthepuzzle

Thank you. Here’s a link to a quick blurb about last week’s fun: http://www.ack.net/indecentassault080912.html


40 posted on 08/05/2012 4:54:37 PM PDT by islander-11 (Save Nantucket - Vote Republican!!!)
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To: livius
This needs to be a capital crime again.

Although I understand where you are coming from, it is clear that it SHOULD NOT be a capital crime. The reason being that having a punishment one level above whatever they will receive for NOT killing their victims is necessary as a deterrant to keep them from killing their victims. Yes, the destroy lives, but I would rather have my child abused and alive than dead. Read some of the works of Cesare Beccaria for some additional details. The only logic to have them executed rather than locked up for life is that you do not believe that the death penalty is a deterrant. Everything is else is emotion and not justice.

41 posted on 08/06/2012 2:25:43 AM PDT by Einigkeit_Recht_Freiheit (Using profanity gives people who don't want information from you an excuse not to listen.)
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To: kjo; Jim Robinson

Post #6 is the post that started a million google hits on Harry Reid’s possible nefarious activities.

This story of possible intrigue broke on Free Republic...


42 posted on 08/06/2012 11:40:45 PM PDT by ziravan (Are you better off now than you were $9.4 Trillion dollars ago?)
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