Saturday, July 23, 2011

50 years for sexual assault

Good job Jenny Smith!

19-year old sentenced to 50 years for sexual assault
By Dalondo Moultrie - New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung

NEW BRAUNFELS - A district judge Thursday afternoon sentenced a 19-year-old man found guilty last month of sexually assaulting a then-12-year-old girl at a New Braunfels teen shelter.

Judge Charles R. Ramsay, without much explanation, ordered Marc Russell Byron to spend 50 years in prison.

"We asked for the maximum, which would've been 99 years or life, but we're very pleased with 50 years," said Jennifer Smith, Comal County criminal assistant district attorney. "His past behavior is a very good indicator of what his future behavior is going to be."

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