American Fugitive & Pedophile ROBERT JAMES BOEHNLEIN Arrested in Battambang, Cambodia For US Sex Crimes Per FBI Request

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Re: American Fugitive & Pedophile ROBERT JAMES BOEHNLEIN Arrested in Battambang, Cambodia For US Sex Crimes Per FBI Requ

Post by Cruisemonkey » Sat Jul 29, 2017 6:50 am

soup wrote:
Sat Jul 29, 2017 6:29 am
Digg3r wrote:
Sat Jul 29, 2017 3:47 am
I don't understand why, in the USA, someone with pot can get life in prison yet this monster that abused 5yo children was sentenced for such a short time.
The life sentence over pot possession days are long over. The only time I was ever 'caught', the cops gave me a ticket and took my stash.

Doesn't it depend on the particular state and whether it's the offender's 'third strike'... or not?

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Post by soup » Sat Jul 29, 2017 6:59 am

Cruisemonkey wrote:
Sat Jul 29, 2017 6:50 am
soup wrote:
Sat Jul 29, 2017 6:29 am
Digg3r wrote:
Sat Jul 29, 2017 3:47 am
I don't understand why, in the USA, someone with pot can get life in prison yet this monster that abused 5yo children was sentenced for such a short time.
The life sentence over pot possession days are long over. The only time I was ever 'caught', the cops gave me a ticket and took my stash.

Doesn't it depend on the particular state and whether it's the offender's 'third strike'... or not?

Sometimes the law is an ass.
To a degree, yes.

These days, most states understand the cost of incarceration over marijuana is greater than the crime against the state. Except in rare states (Texas) and circumstances, even a 2-time felon will get off on pot possession.

I'm speculating, of course. Each case will be determined by the strength of the case and the quality of legal representation.
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Post by phuketrichard » Sat Jul 29, 2017 8:00 am

BTW pot is still a federal crime in all 50 states,so if ur caught transporting it across state lines,in a federal park ur fucked if they want to prosecute you
https://www.legalmatch.com/law-library/ ... -laws.html
What Are Federal Marijuana Laws?

Under federal law, marijuana is considered a Schedule I substance and it is illegal to use, possess, cultivate, or distribute. While each state has its own marijuana laws, they cannot overturn or preempt federal law. Therefore, it is important to understand the federal penalties for marijuana possession and distribution.
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Post by soup » Sat Jul 29, 2017 8:05 am

phuketrichard wrote:
Sat Jul 29, 2017 8:00 am
BTW pot is still a federal crime in all 50 states,so if ur caught transporting it across state lines, ur fucked.
One more reason not to live in the US.
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Post by soup » Sat Jul 29, 2017 8:40 am

hanno wrote:
Sat Jul 29, 2017 8:09 am
Life sentence for pot:

https://www.nytimes.com/2016/04/14/opin ... ml?mcubz=2
"Eighth Amendment must adapt to the “evolving standards of decency that mark the progress of a maturing society."

There are many sentences in the article that cry out against the mandatory sentencing laws. If this guy gets a decent lawyer he can argue on the grounds of the eight amendment. He might just die first, at the tax payers expense.
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Post by General Mackevili » Mon Jul 31, 2017 11:57 am

Made it to the Khmer Times:

Sex abuse fugitive to be sent back to US

Immigration police in collaboration with America’s FBI have arrested a US man who fled to Cambodia after being accused of child sex offences.

Lieutenant General Uk Haisela, investigation chief at the immigration department at the Interior Ministry, identified the man as Robert James Boehnlein.

http://www.khmertimeskh.com/5075625/sex ... t-back-us/
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Post by General Mackevili » Mon Jul 31, 2017 11:59 am

And The Cambodia Daily:

Child Sex Offender Arrested in Cambodia Will Be Deported to US

A U.S. registered sex offender who was convicted for child abuse in 2002 and served prison time in his home country was arrested by Cambodian police on Friday in Battambang province and will be deported to the U.S., officials said on Sunday.

https://www.cambodiadaily.com/news/chil ... us-133072/
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Post by General Mackevili » Mon Jul 31, 2017 6:28 pm

A update, with a tad more info about the arrest, in today's news:

Engrish:

"Cambodian and FBI arrests US man for raping

The American man was arrested on Friday.

A US man was arrested by Cambodian authorities and FBI officials on Friday night at a restaurant Sangkat Chamkar Samrong, Battambang Province.

Provincial police chief Seth Thit said that local authorities have been working with FBI agents for almost two years to find and arrest him. The man is Robert (Bob) James Boehnlein.

"We only cooperate and bring force to the whereabouts of the suspect," he said. "The suspects are always in Battambang and Siem Reap," he added.

Boehnlein was convicted of sex and molesting with a minor under the age of 16 in Texas in 2002.

According to military court records, Boehnlein sexually assaulted his daughter for many years.

Boehnlein fled the United States briefly in 2000 after his sexual assault was reported to the authorities after This man was hiding in Mexico for two years, teaching English at a school.

According to the list of sex offenders in Louisiana, US Boehnlein was released from detention in 2011 and moved without notifying the authorities.

US State Department spokesman, Arend Zwartjes, declined to comment on the case, but confirmed by email that the US government and Many other law enforcement agencies are proud of the cooperation, and he says he is really pleased with the Cambodian authorities in the fight Against This international crime.
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(Now that I look at it more closely, I think the Khmer press just Google Translated the Phnom Penh Post article. Good to know it goes both ways, LoL.)

http://phnompenhpost.com/national/us-ch ... battambang

http://postkhmer.com/ព័ត៌មានជាតិ/សមត្ថក ... កពីបទរំលោភ

Edit: Oh, it IS the Phnom Penh Post. I need more coffee. :facepalm:
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