Sunday, February 4, 2018

News story from 2005 reminds us that the bill that increased time level 1s were forced to register was penned by corrupt criminal politician Dean Skelos

Don't ever forget that Laura Ahearn's biggest allies over the years later fell from grace for corruption, like Dean Skelos did.,10348

Reforming Megan's LawHearing held to determine how landmark legislation can be strengthened
Posted June 2, 2005
By Nicole Falco

Ten years old, when Russillo became his neighbor, the boy and his family never could have known that Russillo had been convicted on sexual abuse charges in 1980, because Megan's Law, which requires convicted sex offenders to register with law enforcement, didn't exist. So they never could have known that Russillo was "grooming" the boy to be his next victim.
      In 2003, Russillo was convicted on two counts of second-degree sexual abuse and one count of endangering the welfare of a child. After a four-week trial, during which the boy testified for two days, Russillo was not found guilty of the more serious charges he faced, including sodomy, that would have carried a harsher sentence. On Tuesday, Russillo was released from jail and expected to return to his Suffolk County home, just two doors down from the boy he molested.
      "I don't understand why [he] has so many rights, and kids like me don't," the boy said at a hearing last Thursday at Valley Stream North High School to solicit the community's input on possible ways to bolster Megan's Law. "I don't wish what happened to me to happen to any other kid. ... Try hard to get these laws passed."
      Coming up on the 10-year anniversary of Megan's Law - named for 7-year-old Megan Kanka, a New Jersey girl who was sexually assaulted and murdered by her neighbor in July 1994 - the state Senate Committee on Crime Victims, Crime and Correction is holding a series of public hearings to gather information, and a bill to strengthen the current law is expected to be introduced in the Senate this month. Sen. Dean G. Skelos (R-Rockville Centre), the author of the current law, and Sen. Michael Nozzolio (R-Fayette), the committee chairman, presided over the most recent hearings in Valley Stream. The first hearings were held in Albany earlier this month, and a third session will take place in Brooklyn.
      "This is, in my opinion, the most critical reform that we can pass," Skelos said. "The passing of a law to protect you, protect our community - that's the principal responsibility of government."
      The Megan's Law Reform Act of 2005 will encompass a variety of issues, including lifetime registration of all convicted sex offenders (low- and mid-level offenders currently register for 10 years), mandatory community notification, civil confinement of sexually violent predators, global-positioning-system tracking and the posting of information for all three levels of registered sex offenders on the Department of Criminal Justice Services Web site.
      "Even if [Russillo] had been registered 20 years prior, he would have only been registered for 10 years," the boy's mother testified. "A day doesn't go by that I don't think to myself, How could I let this happen? Why didn't I see it?"
      Of the 21,000 registered sex offenders in New York state, more than 400 live in Nassau County, and nearly 800 in Suffolk County. By year's end, 3,300 statewide will no longer be included on the registry, having fulfilled their 10-year obligation. Russillo is not automatically a high- or third-level offender. He is entitled to a hearing under the current law.
      The boy and his mother were two of the 10 people who testified before the committee, which was joined by other local politicians. A second victim testified, as did Laura Ahearn, executive director of Parents for Megan's Law; Dr. Marc Bernstein, Valley Stream high school superintendent; Cynthia Scott, executive director of the Coalition on Child Abuse and Neglect; and various law enforcement officials.
      The second victim, a young woman, said she was just 15 when she and three others were sexually abused by a youth counselor at her church. Matthew Maiello, now 31, who worked at East Meadow's St. Raphael Roman Catholic Church, pleaded guilty to third-degree rape and three counts of second-degree sodomy. He spent two years in jail, and is now living in upstate New York after being released in March.
      "It's ridiculous how a person who sexually abuses children can earn good time in jail," the young woman said. "I think it's the job of [lawmakers] to put forth these laws to be proactive instead of reactive."
      Ahearn called Megan's Law an effective tool, and hopes that it can be strengthened to include lifetime registration and stricter probation, and to require sex offenders who plead to the lesser charge of endangering the welfare of a child, a misdemeanor, to register. She also called for the statute of limitations to be abolished.
      "A society can be measured by how well we protect our children," Ahearn said. "Protecting even one child is all it takes to ensure that a law is effective."
      Kenneth Rau, chief of detectives in Suffolk County, raised many of the same points as Ahearn. "It's very difficult to sit down with a parent and say what happened to your child is not important enough," he said of those instances where offenders are convicted of lesser crimes or serve minimal time.
      Bernstein called for a uniform system of notification for school districts, and added that sex offenders shouldn't be allowed to live within 1,000 feet of schools and other places where kids congregate.
      Scott and Nassau County Police Department Lt. John Allen called for educational programs in schools and communities. John Fowle, supervisor of the Special Victims Unit of the Nassau County Department of Probation, suggested lifetime parole and requiring offenders to register with the Department of Motor Vehicles. And Joy Watson, Sex Offense and Domestic Violence Bureau chief for the Nassau County district attorney's office, asked that youthful offenders not be exempt from the law.
      After hearing all of the testimony, Skelos said, "Obviously, changing some of the penal sections, like endangering the welfare of a child, came up repeatedly. Also, the theme of education - giving parents and kids the tools to protect themselves - that came out really clear."

Friday, February 2, 2018

Suffolk County settles lawsuit for James Burke's porn stash beating

I hope Suffolk doesn't go bankrupt just yet, there are a couple more lawsuits they need to settle, like that one with Derek Logue versus Ahearn's group.

Suffolk agrees to settle Christopher Loeb’s lawsuit, officials say
The county admits no wrongdoing in connection with Christopher Loeb’s 2012 beating by former Chief James Burke.

By Nicole Fuller  @NicoleFuller
Updated February 1, 2018 7:48 PM

Suffolk County has agreed to pay $1.5 million to settle a federal lawsuit brought by Christopher Loeb, whose beating by Suffolk Police Chief James Burke led to the chief’s imprisonment and the indictment of District Attorney Thomas Spota, county officials said Thursday.

Under the terms of the agreement, the county admits no wrongdoing and is released from additional liability in connection with Loeb’s 2012 beating inside a police precinct, Suffolk County Attorney Dennis Brown said in an interview.

“In this particular case, we have an admission from the perpetrator of wrongdoing, so we don’t have a lot of defenses,” Brown said, adding that Burke is not covered under the settlement and could still be held liable.

“His acts, even though he was the chief of police at the time, were not something that the county condones nor is it something that occurred within the scope of his employment.”

The county legislature will have to vote to approve the settlement.

Loeb, 31, of Mount Sinai, could not immediately be reached for comment.

Bruce Barket, a Garden City-based attorney representing Loeb, said he would not comment on the settlement until the legislature gives its final approval.

“But I will note that there is no settlement with Burke and we intend to pursue our case against him vigorously,” Barket said. “He is separately liable for the damages he caused and punitive damages, which are certainly appropriate in this case.”

Barket said Loeb, who is a recovering heroin addict, is currently “doing well and working on his health.”

Burke’s attorney, John Meringolo of Manhattan, declined to comment.

The case began when Loeb was arrested on Dec. 14, 2012, after stealing a duffel bag containing a gun belt, ammunition, sex toys and pornography from Burke’s unmarked police SUV in St. James. In 2015, Loeb filed a lawsuit in federal court charging the county, Burke and six other officers with violating his civil rights after he accused the former chief of assaulting him.

Loeb’s beating allegations sparked a federal probe that led to Burke’s indictment and arrest in December 2015. Burke pleaded guilty to violating Loeb’s civil rights in February 2016 after admitting to assaulting Loeb and then orchestrating a departmental cover-up. He is currently serving a 46-month prison sentence.

Burke’s federal probe led to last year’s federal indictment of Spota and top aide Christopher McPartland on charges they were involved in the cover-up. Both Spota and McPartland pleaded not guilty and were released on bail. Spota retired days after he was indicted.

The county considered several factors in deciding to settle, Brown said, including attorneys’ fees and the unpredictability of a possible jury award.

“We’re looking at years of litigation, very significant litigation costs; there are multiple attorneys that the county is paying for various named defendants,” Brown said. “If we were not successful in the lawsuit, the plaintiff’s attorney would also be entitled to attorney’s fees, so we could be looking at attorneys’ fees of a million dollars or more.”

Loeb had pleaded guilty to criminal possession of a weapon in the original case involving the theft from Burke’s vehicle, but in light of Burke’s guilty plea, a state Supreme Court justice vacated the plea after the special prosecutor who was appointed in the case agreed with Loeb’s attorney that the plea was unjustly coerced and tainted by police perjury.

Loeb entered the plea after a pretrial hearing in which several Suffolk officers and detectives testified under oath that they didn’t see Burke beat Loeb.

But when the plea was vacated, the original indictment, which included stealing property and other charges, was reinstated. Loeb again pleaded not guilty to those charges, which included a count of breaking into Burke’s police vehicle and stealing a duffel bag.

A defense motion to dismiss the indictment was later granted.

DuWayne Gregory (D-Copiague), presiding officer of the Suffolk County Legislature, said he would vote for the settlement because going to trial could “run the risk” of a higher cash award.

“It’s frustrating that the taxpayers of Suffolk County have to pay for the egregious actions of any individual that works for the county,” Gregory said.

If approved, the settlement will be paid by floating a bond. The county’s 2 percent interest rate over five years on a $1.5 million bond will total $91,200, said county spokesman Jason Elan.

Since being released from prison on that case last January after being sentenced to three years, Loeb has gotten into trouble with the law, including a February 2016 argument with his mother, Jane Loeb, that resulted in a harassment charge after authorities said he hit her.

Loeb was arrested in August 2017 and charged with violating an order of protection against his former girlfriend, Suffolk police said.

And last November, Loeb was arrested on charges in connection with the break-in of a car, theft of a purse and credit cards and theft of his mother’s car, police said. He was charged with fourth-degree grand larceny, fourth-degree criminal possession of stolen property, possession of a hypodermic instrument and unauthorized use of a vehicle.

He was released on personal recognizance from the Suffolk jail in Riverhead on Jan. 8 after a judge reduced his bail. The charges are pending.

Legis. Robert Trotta (R-Fort Salogna) said County Executive Steve Bellone should pay the settlement. Trotta said he would “absolutely not” vote to float a bond to pay it.

“Steve Bellone violated the trust of every taxpayer by hiring and supporting Jim Burke despite his history of misconduct. Now the taxpayers of Suffolk County will pay yet again for another Bellone blunder.”

Newsday has reported that Bellone was warned in an anonymous letter about issues with Burke, but got assurances of his character from Spota.

Elan, in response, said: “It is the height of hypocrisy coming from a man who has been accused multiple times of workplace violence.”

Thursday, December 28, 2017

Is Laura Ahearn and PFML operating outside the law? Registrants are reporting PFML goons still conducting compliance checks without a contract

As far as I know, the controversial contract between Parents For Megan's Law and Suffolk County expired at the end of last year, unless they renewed it in a backroom deal. I have seen no evidence anywhere online, be it on the PFML website, the Suffolk Co. Legislature site, or anywhere else, like social media. 

However, I've heard from a couple of people that they received visits from folks who might be from PFML, and one supposedly got a message on his cell phone notifying him that his caller info was being monitored. Could it be that PFML is indeed conducting these compliance checks? There isn't any definitive proof yet (merely the claims of a couple of readers), but if you are a resident of Suffolk County and you've had a visit from PFML this year, contact Derek Logue at 513-238-2873 or email

We'd like to have definitive proof, and we hope that a major media outlet picks up on this. 

Thursday, November 9, 2017

Laura Ahearn reduced to ambulance chasing, cashing in on Predator Panic in a new, misleading way

There's nothing like being repreented by a inexperienced attorney posing as a longtime veteran of the courts. That's like a janitor posing as a CEO. True, Ahearn has a law degree, but she has no court experience aside from being sued, perhaps, but now she's taken her victim industry propaganda to the wonderful world of shady personal injury attorneys. I can't wait to see (and ridicule) the impending local ads this crazy woman will run. In the meantime, you have to love the fact that she glosses over the fact she was no actual experience representing anyone as an attorney. She's implying she has 20 years experience as a lawyer, and that's bullshit:

Ms. Ahearn is one of the country's most accomplished and respected crime victim and community advocates.  She has fought for tens of thousands of victims  for over 20 years in New York State criminal and family courts and has experience in the federal court system. 

(Being a witness in court and acting as an victim industry shill does not make you an attorney with 20 years experience. Ahearn, you need to put a notice up you have less than one year's experience a an actual attorney.)

She is also the founder and executive director of a not-for-profit organization dedicated to victim's rights and crime prevention.  In addition to her roles as Executive Director, Ms. Ahearn holds leadership roles such as the Chairwoman of the Suffolk County Family Violence Task Force Legal Systems Subcommittee and the Victims Services Representative of the Suffolk County Criminal Justice Coordinating Council. She was also the Victims Services Representative of the Suffolk County Hate Crimes Task Force.

(None of these are jobs that require a JD.)

Ms. Ahearn has assisted in the drafting of and supported local, state, and federal legislation aimed at strengthening laws to protect our most vulnerable and broaden crime victim's and community rights. She is heavily relied upon to provide accurate, factual and pertinent information to educate the community, government officials and the media. Ms. Ahearn has been instrumental in developing and coordinating training for law enforcement on topics including crime victim compensation and community based Megan's Law Programs.  

(I have to laugh at the part about providing factual information. She couldn't find a fact with GPS.)

Ms. Ahearn has received many awards including the prestigious Martin Schwartz Award for Excellence in Civil Rights for her work with victims, the New York State Senate Woman of Distinction Award, the New York State Outstanding Victims Advocate Award, the Leadership in Establishing and Maintaining Social Justice Award, Woman of the Year awards, Leadership in Community Education Award, Newsday Everyday Hero, multiple legislative and citation recognition awards and has been recognized by the U.S. Justice Department's Office of Victims of Crime and the U.S. Congress for her many accomplishments in strengthening local, state and federal policies and laws to protect our most vulnerable and to give victims a voice.

(Again, none of these dubious awards is for work as an attorney. Maybe it is because the ink hasn't fried on her degree.)

Ms. Ahearn holds an undergraduate degree in Business Administration, a Masters of Social Work (MSW) from SUNY Stony Brook she earned while on fellowship and a Juris Doctor (J.D.) from Touro Law where she graduated Magna Cum Laude and at the top of her class.  Laura is an avid angler and is often seen fresh or salt-water fishing in Suffolk County.

She may have gotten her JD, but it wasn't even a year ago. Most attorneys start off in a big office to gain experience, yet this woman jumps right in to private practice. Who'd hire this greenhorn to represent them?

And her specialty areas are intriguing. I guess because there are so few REAL sex abuse victims, especially in relation to the dubious "priest abuse" myth that she also needs to take "personal injury," "defective products," and "medical malpractice" on the side.

Plaintiff Personal Injury and Wrongful Death

Negligence and Medical Malpractice

Defective Products Consumer Protection

Victims of Violent Crime

Adult Survivors of Clergy Abuse, Child Victims of Sexual Abuse and Child Pornography

Adult Victims of Sexual Assault, Adult Survivors of Child Sexual Abuse, Domestic Violence & Sexual Harassment

You know what I should do? Hire Ahearn to sue Parents For Megan's Law. After all, PFML is a defective product, run by a defective executive director who consistently lies about sex crime statistics. Add that to your lawsuit, Ahearn, I dare you. I'd love to prove you wrong in a court of law.

Monday, August 14, 2017

Now that Laura Ahearn is being countersued for filing a bogus lawsuit, she's reduced to having relatives send nasty text messages

Sending harassing messages is illegal, even if you are a victim advocate, Laura:

Next time you send a harassing message, Laura's cousin," learn the difference between "your" and "you're." There is one E in harassment. But thanks for granting me yet more evidence that you are the aggressor here.

Wednesday, June 28, 2017

At least we won't have to worry about Laura Ahearn running for DA anymore... for now.

It seems that Laura Ahearn didn't get the endorsement she wanted and dropped out of any consideration for Suffolk County DA. As far as being a registered blank, I'm sure we could fill in that blank for you. Ha!

Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Just think, Ahearn is trying hard to expand into Nassau County. Here's a good reason to reject that notion

I could almost see Laura Ahearn's masculine face cracking a smile over this disgusting act. It isn't far from certain other folks I've featured on this blog.

Sex offender's would-be house burns down in Merrick
Posted: May 23, 2017 11:28 AM EDT
Updated: May 23, 2017 7:41 PM EDT

Sex offender's would-be house burns down in Merrick

A Merrick home that was soon to be occupied by a registered Level 2 sex offender and his wife went up in flames early Tuesday morning and fire officials say it is considered suspicious. 

The fire broke out at the vacant home on Yale Road around 3:30 a.m. and left it gutted. 

Over the weekend, fliers were posted in the community alerting them about Daniel Reilly, who was supposed to move to the neighborhood. The fire marshal says they are investigating whether the house fire was linked to the sex offender's expected arrival on the block. 

Reilly was convicted in 2013 of rape after admitting to having sex with a 14-year-old student. He pleaded guilty and was sentenced to six months in jail and 10 years of probation. 

Reilly, who lives nearby in North Merrick with his wife and young daughter, told News 12 that he could not speak on the matter. 

Developer John Miller says Reilly's wife, Ann Marie, was the sole purchaser of the home. He says he didn't realize that her husband was a registered sex offender until recently. 

Miller told News 12 that once he found out who the buyer was married to, he tried to buy her out of the contract. 

"We were offering all their money back and more," says Miller. 

More than 60 firefighters were called to extinguish the fire. The Nassau fire marshal has not yet said if an accelerant was found. Officials deemed the blaze suspicious based on the volume of the fire and the fact the home was still under construction.

Sex offender fliers focus of Merrick house fire probe, officials say
Updated May 23, 2017 6:48 PM
By John Valenti and Michael O’Keeffe

Investigators are trying to determine if an overnight fire that destroyed a house under construction in Merrick is tied to fliers found near the scene alleging the incoming resident is a sex offender.

Those fliers, found attached to utility poles in the area, including ones directly in front of the home, claimed the incoming resident is a Level 2 sex offender whose victim was 13 years old, officials said. A Level 2 sex offender is considered a moderate risk to repeat the offense, according to the New York Department of Criminal Justice Services.

The man pictured on the fliers pleaded guilty to statutory rape in 2013 in Queens Criminal Court. Newsday is not identifying the man in the flyer because authorities could not confirm that he was the incoming resident.

Nassau County Fire Marshal’s Office Division Supervisor James Hickman said the sex offender fliers were being considered as a potential motive. He said the home did not have an active utility service, but declined to say if a preliminary investigation found evidence of any accelerants.

“Standing in front of the house,” Hickman said, “there wasn’t one place you could look where you couldn’t see one of the posters.”

Nassau County police confirmed they were aware of the fliers but did not immediately comment on the investigation by arson-bomb squad detectives.

Police said a Seventh Precinct officer, on routine patrol, spotted the blaze at the house on Yale Road, near Lindenmere Drive, and reported it at 3:33 a.m. Firefighters from Merrick, Bellmore, North Bellmore, North Merrick, Wantagh and Freeport responded to the scene to find it “fully engulfed in flames,” Merrick Fire Department spokesman Ron Luparello said.

He said that at least 60 firefighters battled the blaze for more than two hours before the scene was fully extinguished.

No one was injured.

Richard Watkins, 74, who has lived in neighborhood since 1952, said he had not seen the fliers. He said he understands why people would be upset about the possibility of a sex offender moving in but arson, if that was the case, was not justified.

“I think it is sad. It is tragic for a lot of reasons,” Watkins said. “It seems like any other solution would have been better.”

Marshals Investigate Whether Fire at Long Island Sex Offender's Home Was Intentionally Set 
By Greg Cergol

A house fire in Merrick is raising suspicions over whether it was intentionally set amid resistance to a sex offender's planned move there.

The Nassau fire marshal is investigating whether the early-morning blaze at the house in Merrick was set. A fire marshal supervisor says flyers were posted around the home as it was being built, warning the community that a convicted sex offender was planning to move in there. 

"Everyone was very on edge, scared," said neighbor Lindsay Granat. "People in the community were organizing to prevent him from moving here." 

"I have two teenaged daughters and no one wants to hear you will have a predator living on the street," said Carrie Burlock. 

The sex offender, ******, is a former New York City teacher convicted almost four years ago of having sex with a 14-year-old student. State records indicate he served six months in jail and is now on probation. 

No one answered at Reilly's North Merrick home Tuesday.

It remains unclear if he will try to rebuild in Merrick. While many neighbors hope he doesn't, several expressed outrage that someone might see setting a dangerous fire as the answer to the problem. 
"It's disgusting!" said Granat. "I mean, my house started lighting on fire, too." 

"It says there are people who live here with intolerance and insensitivity to do this, to solve a problem," said Watkins. 

Friday, May 12, 2017

Legislators are calling for two of Ahearn's cronies to resign

This video is about three Republian legislators calling for the resignation of current DA Tom Spota and Suffolk Co. Exeutive Steve Bellone. (You'll have to click the link to see the video since they don't offer embedding for their videos.)

They should resign, and they should take Laura Ahole with them.

ADDENDUM: Newsday reports on 5/13/17 that Spota won't be seeking reelection. I hope this doesn't open up the path for Ahearn to take over.

Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Add druggie to list of PFML supporter and current convict James Burke's list of credentials

Is this a perpwalk or a PERVwalk? In James the Porn King's case, maybe both. 
How the mighty have fallen! He got as cushy of a place as a corrupt ex-Suffolk County cop can get and he already blew it. James, you're a cop, you should know better than use the old "It's not mine' line. So Ahearn's ex-head cheerleader has been reduced to prison pill popper.

Sources: Drugs found in ex-Suffolk police chief James Burke’s prison cell
Updated May 9, 2017 8:50 AM
By Nicole Fuller and Robert E. Kessler,

Drugs were found in the prison cell of former Suffolk County Police Chief James Burke at the federal detention center in Pennsylvania where he’s serving a 46-month sentence for beating a prisoner and orchestrating a cover-up of the assault, sources said on Monday.

Multiple sources said prison officials discovered oxycodone — a controlled substance prescribed by doctors for pain management — taped under a shelf inside the personal locker of Burke, who has been housed at a low-security federal prison in Allenwood, Pennsylvania, since late December.

Burke, 52, who was Suffolk’s highest-ranking uniformed officer for four years until his resignation in November 2015, was segregated from other inmates after the oxycodone was found recently and is undergoing drug testing, the sources said. The FBI in Pennsylvania is investigating the source of the drugs, sources said.

The FBI declined to comment.

In a statement Tuesday morning, the Federal Bureau of Prisons said that “for privacy reasons” the department “does not discuss whether a particular inmate is or has been the subject of allegations, investigations, or sanctions for misconduct in prison.”

Burke’s lawyer, John Meringolo of Manhattan, denied that drugs were found in Burke’s locker but said: “My client denies all allegations. He’ll be vindicated.”

Prison officials initially thought the drugs could have been synthetic marijuana, sold under the names K2 or Spice, but determined through laboratory testing that the drug was oxycodone, the sources said.

“That is utterly false,” Meringolo said. “That is so far from the truth.”

Burke pleaded guilty in February 2016 to obstruction of justice and violating the civil rights of prisoner Christopher Loeb, a self-admitted drug addict and petty thief.

In December 2012, Loeb broke into Burke’s departmental sport utility vehicle and stole the chief’s duffel bag, finding a gun belt, magazines of ammunition, a box of cigars, sex toys and pornography, prosecutors said.

Burke, a resident of St. James, acted “as a dictator” as he sought to cover up his crime, a conspiracy that impacted the entire police department, according to U.S. Judge Leonard Wexler, who sentenced Burke.

Federal prosecutors said in a pre-sentencing memorandum that Burke’s cover-up scheme included “the recruiting of high-ranking officials from other county agencies to assist him in the obstruction and to give teeth to his threats.”

“SCPD members who witnessed the assault came under direct and extreme pressure from the defendants and others to conceal it,” prosecutors said.

Burke apologized to Loeb at his sentencing. Loeb, 30, of Smithtown, was freed from prison in January after a Suffolk judge set aside his guilty plea in the Burke theft as a result of perjured testimony given by police officers at Burke’s direction.

Burke was held at the Metropolitan Detention Center in Brooklyn before being transferred to the Pennsylvania prison in late December. He did not request any special housing or security arrangements to keep him from potential harm or harassment by other inmates in Allenwood because of his former status as a high-ranking police officer, sources have said.

In the Brooklyn detention center, however, he lived in a unit that did not house violent offenders such as street gang members.

At the Pennsylvania prison, he was housed in a three-man cubicle — each prisoner has a bed and a locker — before he was moved to a special housing unit after the drugs were found, a source said.

Friday, May 5, 2017

Long Island man was acquitted by a jury of sex crimes. You can guess Ahearn's reaction to the news

A high profile sex crime case in Suffolk County ends in acquittal.

His eyes wet, Cesar Gonzales-Mugaburu, a foster father who opened his Long Island home to scores of children with intellectual disabilities and mental illnesses, walked out of court here a free man on Tuesday after he was acquitted of endangering or sexually abusing boys in his care.

The verdict followed an emotional five-week trial in State Supreme Court that included testimony from eight accusers who had lived with Mr. Gonzales-Mugaburu, 60. It represented a stunning turnaround for him after more than a year in jail. And it dealt a blow to the Suffolk County District Attorney’s Office, which prosecuted the high-profile case that had raised questions about the child welfare system.

Donald Mates, Mr. Gonzales-Mugaburu’s lawyer, had argued that his client — so trusted that New York City’s child welfare agency had placed 95 boys in his care over two decades, many of whom he adopted — was a strict but not abusive foster parent who had looked after troubled boys. Mr. Mates raised doubt about the credibility of the accusers, arguing that they were coached, and questioned why a detective who had interviewed some of the boys did not testify — a point some jury members mentioned after delivering the verdict.

Mr. Mates said his client looked forward to getting “his good name back after it’s been smeared over the past year and a half.” Mr. Gonzales-Mugaburu stood beside him and nodded his head.

An ‘Exemplary’ Foster Father, a String of Suspicions and Sexual-Abuse Charges APRIL 1, 2016
“Cesar’s just, obviously, very happy, very emotional,” Mr. Mates said.

The jurors, who spent more than a week deliberating the 16 charges, said they struggled to stay impartial as they fought through the strong emotions stirred by the case. They used a white board to painstakingly account for the many details they were given and built a timeline. They debated the definition of “reasonable doubt” and had the judge redefine it for them.

Jury members fainted, experienced dizziness and stomach problems, and lost sleep, said Louise Corcoran, a juror who is a teacher from West Islip.

But in the end, they decided that Mr. Gonzales-Mugaburu was not guilty of any of the charges.

“We were, you know, waiting for the rest of the story,” Ms. Corcoran said. “It never came.”

Jurors had “to try to finish the story in your head, which you really can’t do,” she said.

Tim Carney, the jury foreman, who is a firefighter from Islip, also pointed to gaps in the case against Mr. Gonzales-Mugaburu. The prosecutors “just never built that bridge, in our eyes,” Mr. Carney said.

“We can’t ask for evidence to come in,” he said.

Laura Ahearn's reaction is as expected-- "The system failed us, and by the way we have a new stat we pulled out of our asses and we have a new program just for this type of case so bring money."

Where does this dubious claim of foster kids being 10 times more likely to be sexually abused originate? And if this was actually true, then why even have a foster care system?

Of course, Ahearn is already prepared to take MORE of your taxpayer money to fund another of her dubious programs. Who would have guessed?

This is now slander, Ahearn. Looks like you should be worried about getting sued yet again.

Saturday, March 4, 2017

Irony: Ahearn skips screening for her potential DA run

Irony, in its broadest sense, is a rhetorical device, literary technique, or event in which what appears, on the surface, to be the case, differs radically from what is actually the case.

I think it is ironic that Laura Ahearn cites ethics concerns given her penchant for cronyism with some of Suffolk County's worst criminals, like Dean Skelos and James Burke.

Laura Ahearn passed on Conservative screening for Suffolk DA

Updated March 3, 2017 5:44 PM
By Rick Brand

Possible Suffolk district attorney hopeful Laura Ahearn declined to appear before the Suffolk Conservative committee Sunday, saying the event posed a “potential ethical conflict,” even though the minor party tried to allay her qualms.

On the eve of candidate screening, Ahearn issued a statement criticizing the minor party for allowing party secretary Michael Torres to arrange the screening appointments for DA contenders while facing criminal charges himself.

Frank Tinari, Suffolk Conservative chair, said he learned of Ahearn’s concerns when a Newsday reporter sought a reaction to her statement on the eve of the screening. Encouraging her participation, Tinari said Torres had “graciously agreed” not to take part in the meeting. “We’d be happy to have her come,” he said. “We want to give everyone a chance to make their case.”

Tinari conveyed his offer to Suffolk Democratic chairman Richard Schaffer, who relayed it to Ahearn. She still declined to attend, saying the offer did “not inspire confidence that anything has changed under the current leadership.”

Thursday, March 2, 2017

Laura Ahearn, potential Suffolk Co. District Attorney candidate? Really?

If we can elect a person with no experience and who is a complete asshat to the office of President of the USA, Sofucked County can elect this complete moron to the office of persecutor. After all, why let that Tuoro law school diploma that she just received LAST DECEMBER go to waste? (That's right, folks, she has NEVER tried a case.)

Other potential Democratic contenders include David Calone, a former federal prosecutor; James Chalifoux, an assistant district attorney; Mark Lesko, former Brookhaven supervisor; William Wexler, Suffolk Industrial Development Agency counsel, Police Commissioner Timothy Sini; and Laura Ahearn, executive director of Parents for Megan’s Law.

Monday, February 20, 2017

There are 63 registry-related bills. Ahearn's bill is one of them.

A1651 is Laura Ahearn's bad bill increasing registration of Level 1s to 30 years as well as allowing municipalities to pass local residency restriction ordinances. The bill was referred to the Correction Subcommittee. Now is the time to fight this bad piece of legislation.

We need to find out when this A1651 is coming up for discussion. As soon as I have my answer I will post it.

Assemblyman David I. Weprin heads the Correction committee. Write, call, and most of all, find out when the public hearing is for A1651 so we can fight this bill.

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Below are all the bills currently in the NY state legislature. Those starting with a A are in Assembly and those starting with S are in the Senate.

The NY legislature begins on February 28, folks. We have one week to come up with a game plan to stop this crap.

This link is to the legislature bill lookup page:

Search Results Count = 63          Run Date: 2017/02/20   12:22 PM

Bill No.
A419 Perry (MS) --Provides for monitoring persons who are pedophiles and both level 3 sex offenders and sexual predators or predicate sex offenders with global positioning system
A540 Gunther (MS) --Provides for employment limits for level three sex offenders to outside a five hundred feet radius of a daycare or school
A570 Miller MG --Relates to level three designation for certain sex offenders under the sex offender registration act
A762 Miller MG --Requires sex offenders, regardless of their classification, to annually register with the division of criminal justice services for life
A805 Crouch (MS) --Prohibits registered sex offenders from using or being within five hundred feet of any state or municipal-owned park
A848 Gunther (MS) --Prohibits certain sex offenders from entering a school bus or within one thousand feet of a school bus stop
A860 Braunstein (MS) --Relates to sex offender residence limitation
A937 Thiele --Requires school districts, upon notification from law enforcement agencies, to notify residents of sex offenders living in the district
A1187 Simanowitz --Relates to the use of youthful offender adjudications in making recommendations for the supervision of sex offenders
A1188 Simanowitz --Provides for a sex offender public awareness outreach program to provide educational outreach to schools, community groups and clergy on issues related to sex offenders
A1193 Simanowitz --Relates to the timing of risk level determination hearings for certain convicted sex offenders
A1237 Zebrowski (MS) --Prohibits sex offenders who are on parole or probation, or conditionally discharged from being upon the premises of any facility providing child day care
A1360 Braunstein (MS) --Prohibits sex offenders from being entitled to licenses as state certified and licensed real estate appraisers
A1637 Hawley (MS) --Requires the employment address of certain sex offenders to be reported to the division of criminal justice services
A1651 Murray (MS) --Relates to sex offender registration and residency restrictions
A1712 Murray --Relates to facilitating compliance with the sex offender registry for offenders without a registerable residence
A1784 Hawley (MS) --Prevents level two or three sex offenders from working in amusement parks
A2430 Ortiz --Requires sex offenders who fail to register or verify twice or more to wear a location-tracking device
A2605 Sepulveda (MS) --Prohibits sex offenders whose victim was a child and level 3 sex offenders from knowingly being within 1,000 feet of a facility where pre-kindergarten or kindergarten instruction is provided
A2950 Simotas (MS) --Requires registered sex offenders to personally appear at the law enforcement agency having jurisdiction for purpose of having a photograph taken; repealer
A3006A Budget --Enacts into law major components of legislation necessary to implement the education, labor and family assistance budget for the 2017-2018 state fiscal year
A3259 Ortiz --Directs the commissioner of corrections and community supervision to establish standards for the distance from school grounds of the residence of certain sex offenders on probation or parole
A4035 Weprin --Establishes sex offender residency restrictions
A4082 Simotas (MS) --Requires sex offenders to annually return a verification form to the division of criminal justice services
A4458 Ortiz --Requires registered sex offenders to wear an electronic tagging device
A4686 Giglio --Creates the crime of reckless endangerment of the public health for recklessly transmitting HIV/AIDS
A4762 Kearns (MS) --Relates to prohibiting sex offenders from residing in community residences
A4788 Norris --Prohibits level two or three sex offenders from voting at a school or facility for children
A5026 McDonough (MS) --Requires electronic monitoring for certain sex offenders
A5113 Simotas (MS) --Expands the amount of information available about registered sex offenders on the division of criminal justice services website
A5129 McDonough (MS) --Requires providers of non-emergency, clinical outpatient treatment to patients on a continuing basis to determine whether they are sex offenders
A5613 Norris --Relates to residency and verification requirements for certain sex offenders
S249 ORTT --Requires the employment address of certain sex offenders to be reported to the division of criminal justice services
S602 BOYLE --Creates "Robin's law"; relates to mental health and chemical dependence outpatient treatment of sex offenders
S705 ORTT --Prohibits level two or three sex offenders from voting at a school or facility for children
S844 YOUNG --Creates the crime of reckless endangerment of the public health for recklessly transmitting HIV/AIDS
S962 FUNKE --Expands the amount of information available about registered sex offenders on the division of criminal justice services website
S968 MURPHY --Relates to sex offender residence limitation
S1006 ROBACH --Relates to sex offender registration of change of address and internet accounts
S1009 ROBACH --Prohibits level three sex offenders from living in college housing
S1014 ROBACH --Provides for a sex offender public awareness outreach program to provide educational outreach to schools, community groups and clergy on issues related to sex offenders
S1271 AVELLA --Directs the commissioner of corrections and community supervision to establish standards for the distance from school grounds of the residence of certain sex offenders on probation or parole
S1511 AVELLA --Relates to the timing of risk level determination hearings for certain convicted sex offenders
S1599 LAVALLE --Requires school districts, upon notification from law enforcement agencies, to notify residents of sex offenders living in the district
S1635 GOLDEN --Prohibits registered sex offenders from working with children
S1763 GOLDEN --Provides residency requirements for sex offenders
S1784 KLEIN --Prohibits placing of level 2 or 3 sex offenders in any temporary emergency housing or homeless shelters used to house families with children
S1787 KLEIN --Prohibits sex offenders whose victim was a child and level 3 sex offenders from knowingly being within 1,000 feet of a facility where pre-kindergarten or kindergarten instruction is provided
S2006A BUDGET --Enacts into law major components of legislation necessary to implement the education, labor and family assistance budget for the 2017-2018 state fiscal year
S2170 SERINO --Relates to permissible employment, employment related activities, and volunteer activities that may be performed by convicted sex offenders
S2173 SERINO --Requires sex offenders to verify their residence and registration on a biannual basis
S2178 FUNKE --Authorizes municipalities to establish residency restrictions for sex offenders required to register with the division of criminal justice services
S2408 GOLDEN --Prohibits sex offenders from being entitled to licenses as state certified and licensed real estate appraisers
S2477 GIANARIS --Requires registered sex offenders to personally appear at the law enforcement agency having jurisdiction for purpose of having a photograph taken; repealer
S2509 HELMING --Prohibits certain sex offenders from residing near school grounds
S2600 LANZA --Prohibits sex offenders from operating automobiles participating in mobile application based transportation networks or being employed by such transportation networks
S2638 LANZA --Increases the in-person appearance requirements for level two sex offenders
S2652A KLEIN --Prohibits sex offenders from playing augmented reality games
S3027 RANZENHOFER --Relates to prohibiting sex offenders from residing in community residences
S3030 HELMING --Makes the failure of a sex offender to register or verify pursuant to sex offender registration act, or working on an ice cream truck a class D felony
S3127 GIANARIS --Expands the amount of information available about registered sex offenders on the division of criminal justice services website
S3907 GRIFFO --Requires sex offenders who fail to register or verify twice or more to wear a location-tracking device
S3957 SEWARD --Prohibits level 2 and 3 sex offenders from residing within 1,500 feet of their victim or school grounds; also prohibits such offenders from attending school activities

Monday, January 23, 2017

Chumps for Children: Exposing Laura Ahearn's bogus 'Champions for Children' Award winners Part 1: Brian Pascale

Over the next few weeks, I'll be exposing each of PFML's so-called "Champions for Children," awards PFML gives to those who suck up to them the most.

Brian Pascale: At first I thought this was Peewee Herman. Why does this two-bit attorney get a reward from Ahearn? His only service is helping Ahearn sue a disabled man from Ohio for having the balls to stand up to Ahearn and her fellow bullies. He is a right-wing nut who reads websites like Brietbart and while he claims to help the oppressed, he makes fun of disabled individuals and makes implicit racist statements to boot.

Peewee Pascale accepting his Chumps for Children Award.

Notice the source of the article, an Alt-Right propagandist. 

The irony of this post when you consider comments posted below. 

Ironically, he is suing a man on behalf of PFML because they need "safe spaces"

The hypocrisy is strong in this post.

What Alt-Right nut isn't also a gun sucking wacko?

No comment necessary. He's a sicko. 

So? I think he was on point. 

He calls Muslims savages. How quaint.

Another Alt-Right source. 

Maybe you should also grow the fuck up. 

Called out for believing Alt-Right FAKE news.

If I workd for Pascale I might need some of those pills, too. 

Wednesday, January 11, 2017

At least half a dozen "Suffolk County's finest" helped disgraced Police Chief James Burke beat down guy who stole his porn stash

How many Suffolk County cops does it take to beat down a suspect? one to do the deed, plus at least six to cover it up.

‘Numerous’ cops pleaded guilty in James Burke cover-up, court papers say
Updated December 21, 2016 10:01 PM
By Andrew Smith

Members of the Suffolk police department who helped former chief James Burke cover up his beating of a heroin-addicted thief have been indicted and pleaded guilty in secret proceedings in federal court, according to a motion filed Wednesday in state Supreme Court.

The motion, filed in Riverhead on behalf of the man Burke beat, Christopher Loeb, 30, of Smithtown, seeks to set aside Loeb’s guilty plea to criminal possession of a weapon after a pretrial hearing in 2013. Loeb was sentenced to 3 years in prison in 2014.

“Criminal prosecutions should not be built on egregious police misconduct and perjury,” said Loeb’s attorney, Bruce Barket of Garden City. “It decimates the integrity of the system.”

Barket said attorneys involved in the case have told him at least six officers and detectives have pleaded guilty to crimes. Burke pleaded guilty in February to beating Loeb on Dec. 14, 2012, and orchestrating a cover-up, and is serving a prison sentence of 46 months.

“No one currently employed by the Suffolk County Police Department has pled guilty to any crimes in connection with Christopher Loeb,” said Assistant Police Commissioner Justin Meyers. Several officers and detectives associated with the Loeb case have since retired. Meyers would not say if others have retired or been fired. He added that when Commissioner Timothy Sini took office earlier this year, he “took aggressive steps to ensure the integrity of the department.”

Beyond that, Meyers said, “Our partners at the U.S. Attorney’s office have asked us not to comment and we are going to honor their request.”

A spokesman for the U.S. attorney’s office for the Eastern District declined to comment on Barket’s claim.

Sources familiar with the case confirmed law enforcement officers were indicted, but would not say how many.

In one of the indictments a Suffolk officer was charged with conspiracy to commit obstruction of justice, and agreed to cooperate with authorities as part of a plea deal, sources said. That officer has not been sentenced.

In another case, an officer who had “significant information” to provide against Burke but was deemed to be less culpable was granted immunity, according to the sources.

Loeb testified at the pretrial hearing that he had stolen a duffel bag from Burke’s police-issued sport utility vehicle, and said that in addition to a gun belt, it contained “disgusting pornography,” sex toys and other items. Burke personally retrieved the duffel bag before it could be kept as evidence.

During the hearing before state Supreme Court Justice Martin Efman, officers and detectives denied searching Loeb’s house on Burke’s orders and said they did so only to assist probation officers who were arresting Loeb for having brass knuckles.

Officers and detectives also testified they saw Burke take a look at Loeb at the Fourth Precinct in Hauppauge, but denied witnessing or participating in a beating. Efman found the officers to be credible, but Barket said Burke’s guilty plea showed they were all lying.

The witnesses at the pretrial hearing included Det. Thomas Cottingham, Det. Anthony Leto, Det. Christopher Nealis, Det. Kenneth Regensburg, Det. Keith Sinclair, Sgt. Michael Kelly and Officer Brian Draiss. Witnesses said Det. Kenneth Bombace was involved in the case, too.

Since Burke’s plea, Loeb’s new motion says that “numerous other members of the Suffolk County Police Department have been indicted, and have pled guilty to crimes committed against Loeb in connection with this incident, including others who testified at Loeb’s suppression hearing. Their identities have not yet been disclosed, and their files are currently sealed because the investigation is still ongoing.”

The motion does not reveal the source of that information. There were no other details on the cases.

A special prosecutor, William Ferris of Islandia, will handle the motion because of Burke’s close ties to Suffolk District Attorney Thomas Spota, which date to when Burke was a teenage witness against four defendants in the notorious 1979 murder of 13-year-old John Pius. Ferris said he had just received Barket’s motion and needs time to consider the arguments.

His reply to Barket’s motion is due Jan. 6.

Burke’s Manhattan-based attorney, John Meringolo, said he was unaware of the filing and he declined to comment.

Friday, December 16, 2016

Bellone and Ahearn are taking this dog and pony show on the road via local media

Bellone and Ahearn are taking their dog and pony show to the Suffolk County media in order to drum up support for their previously failed campaign to extend registration periods of registered citizens as well as allowing municipalities to create and enforce local residency restrictions.

Bellone and Ahearn are both misleading the public, as evidenced by the articles previously posted here. This program costs the county nearly a million dollars just in the main contract between the county and PFML, not counting the lawsuits. By their own admission, recidivism was so rare in Suffolk County BEFORE the implementation of this CONTROVERSIAL contract that the alleged reduction in recidivism could easily be explained as the law of averages or simply their program is actually driving people to report less.

PFML is costing taxpayers even more by the number of lawsuits that they are involved in, and with the county attorneys now involved in defending Ahearn from the lawsuits her harassment campaign has initiated, the taxpayers are footing the bill for far more than that initial $900k contract. (Your taxpayer dollars are going to sue a man living in Ohio on a fixed income and no assets, for protesting PFML and their controversial contract. Your tax dollars at work.)

They're also paying more for that liability insurance that went from $4500 annually to $25k annually, and the county was more than happy to dip into the actual fund for crime victims to pay for that, meaning less money for crime victims and more money for the criminals.

Speaking of criminals, were you folks aware that disgraced politician Dean Skelos was one of Ahearn's "Champion for Children" award winners? Lets not forget Laura Ahearn's connection to that disgraced convicted criminal James Burke. These two folks were once proudly listed at the top of PFML's list of contributors.

Phoney Belloney and PFML makes the dubious claim that this contract saves taxpayers lots of money because they say a detective for Suffolk County costs $200k annually. That would be only if the county sent the officers with the highest seniority to conduct these compliance checks, and no police department in the USA does that. Starting pay for a Suffolk Co detective far lower than that (maybe $50k or so) and it takes decades to each that cap, and that includes overtime hours. PFML claims they only hire those with decades of Law Enforcement experience. They hired six ex-cops to do this job. How much do they really make, do they work the amount of overtime a police detective can, and would the Suffolk Co PD even need six dedicated officers for a task they are supposed to be doing themselves? For comparison, here in Cincinnati, where I live, the Hamilton Co. Sheriff's Office handles more registrants than Suffolk Co. NY, yet has only three dedicated officers and can boast a compliance rate equal to, or possibly better, than the Suffolk County contract, with half the personnel. (Just an FYI, compliance is rarely an issue even where registration laws are allegedly lax.)

In regards to s*x crime rates, both of recidivism and of arrests of those with no prior record, read the NY study by Sandler entitled "Does a Watched Pot Boil" (it is easy to find online). It found about 95% of s*x crime arrests are of first time offenders and Megan's Flaw has NO impact on arrest rates or recidivism rates. What a waste of YOUR taxpayer dollars!

The solution here is not to give in to Phoney Belloney's fearmongering to justify giving more tax money to his political cronies at PFML. Instead, PFML should be defunded and this controversial contract should come to an end. Bellone and Ahearn should be investigated AND CONVICTED for human rights violations and share a cell with Burke and Skelos.

Below is Phoney Bellonne's propaganda:

We must protect our children from sex offenders


I am writing to you not only as Suffolk County Executive but also as a parent of three young children to discuss an issue of the utmost importance: protecting our kids and families from sex offenders. 

During my time as Babylon Town Supervisor, we took a leadership position on the sex offender issue. We sued to end the terrible practice of housing more than a dozen unsupervised sex offenders at the former Brook Motel in North Babylon. We created the first GIS mapping system in New York State to track sex offenders living in the Town of Babylon. We also became the first municipality to utilize town code enforcement officers to verify whether sex offenders were living where they reported on the Megan’s Law Sex Offender Registry. In advancing these protective measures, we worked closely with one of the leading advocacy organizations in our state and nation on this issue, Parents for Megan’s Law and its longtime director Laura Ahearn. 

When I took office as Suffolk County Executive in 2012, I took all of my experiences in Babylon and all the lessons learned and worked with Suffolk County Police Department and Parents for Megan’s Law to develop the Community Protection Act (CPA), the toughest sex offender enforcement, monitoring and verification program in the nation. Adopted in 2013, the CPA created a public-private partnership with Parents for Megan’s Law, who utilize retired law enforcement officers to ensure the sex offender registry is up to date by verifying home address registration information for sex offenders living in Suffolk County and enforce laws to prevent sex offenders from preying on our children online. 

Since passing the Community Protection Act: 

• Nearly 300 social media accounts belonging to sex offenders (over 200 of them Suffolk County registrants) have been removed by Facebook

• Over 10,000 in-person home verification visits for Level 1, 2 and 3 registrants have been executed

• Nearly 95 percent of Level 2 and Level 3 offenders were brought into compliance through home address registration

• Recidivism has been reduced by 81 percent for Suffolk County eligible sex offender registrants against Suffolk County residents.

The Community Protection Act is working! 

That’s why I’m so alarmed that the Community Protection Act is currently under assault by sex offenders unhappy with the level of monitoring that we do in Suffolk County. Multiple lawsuits have been filed by sex offenders and organizations supporting them in an effort to strike down the Community Protection Act. 

We need New York State to enact legislation that will give the authority back to Suffolk County to enact reasonable residency restriction laws, prevent certain dangerous registrants from dropping off the registry, and protect critical sex offender management programs such as the Community Protection Act to allow Suffolk County to continue our work protecting kids and families from sex offenders. 

Please go to to sign our online petition urging New York State to protect the Community Protection Act and close the sex offender loophole by prioritizing passage of sex offender legislation in the next legislative session.

We want to arm our state representatives with the grassroots support they need to fight for this important legislation in Albany.

Under the Community Protection Act, Suffolk County funds the coordination of educational presentations offered by Parents for Megan’s Law in schools across our county in an effort to arm parents with the tools and knowledge they need to help protect their families and children, and awareness they need to help prevent victimization. We strongly support the delivery of these programs to help protect our most vulnerable. To learn more about this important work, please go to 

We owe it to our children to do everything we can under the law to keep them safe. Please join me in calling for the strengthening of our sex offender laws in New York State by signing our online petition at If you are interested in collecting signatures for our petition, please contact my office at 631-853-5027.

Thank you for your support.

Sunday, November 27, 2016

The hypocrisy of Eileen Panico, PFML cheerleader and wannabe vigilante thug

Eileen Panico, wannabe vigilante
During an April protest against PFML's controversial contract with Suffolk County, a woman posing as a reporter interviewed the protesters with the sole purpose of collecting info on them to harass them online. This woman is whack job named Eileen Kennedy Panico (last known address 1869 Louis Kossuth Ave., Ronkonkoma, NY 11779, phone #  (631) 738-1372), one of Laura Ahearn's most loyal subjects. 

The lead protester, Derek Logue, who also runs a blog exposing online wannabe vigilantes like Eileen Panico, (and has already posted about her), tells us what really happened: 

About 9:30 am, not long after my arrival (and before the other six protesters arrived) some lady (Eileen) was taking pictures and held a notepad, presenting herself as if she was a reporter. I thought nothing about it and she asked me some mundane questions about why we are protesting. It was a windy morning, and one of our signs blew into the parking lot, and I asked her to retrieve it for me, and she did. She thanked me for speaking, then left.

So all this big gangster talk on the internet is laughable. It took all she had not to physically harm me? ROFLMAO! What a joke. First, she would have been arrested. Second, there is no way this person could hurt me short of a long distance projectile. She couldn't even call me a "disgusting piece of garbage" to my face, despite the fact I was engaging in a peaceful protest with so few demonstrators, right?

Eileen runs (or helps run) a number of Facebook pages:

In case she disputes the claim she runs this page
Eileen Panico has been targeting Mr. Logue online for over half a year now, although she couldn't say anything in person (because most online vigilantes are cowards in real life without a gun and backup). But that hasn't stopped her from slandering and attacking Mr. Logue. Here is one example:

There are three things to mention here. First, she cites a number of online vigilante websites, including notorious (and now deceased) vigilante Valerie "Valigator" Parkhurst from Ft Lauderdale, whose only real claim to fame was getting arrested for pulling a gun on a registered citizen for no reason. Yeah, if it is on the internet it much be true (PFML seems to have the same philosophy, as we have previously discussed on this blog). Second, she obviously discriminates against those with mental illness. (So what if Mr. Logue is "bipolar"? I imagine she's at the least an undiagnosed mentally ill person, judging by her posts.) Finally, she bashes Mr. Logue for "liv[ing] off the government teat" and fundraising for protests. 

This last point is particularly hypocritical given the fact Eileen is begging people for money online, collecting food stamps AND disability. And now, I present to you, Eileen Panico's GoFundMe page:

They've applied for assistance and unfortunately, they don't get much. Disability pays their taxes and despite what you might think - food stamps for the family covers the basics. It doesn't allow them to get personals  such as toilet paper, toothpaste, shampoo and conditioner and other personal items. (That comes from Eileen’s part time salary)  They are now behind on many bills - electric, water, phone and the credit card bills from before his illness remain unpaid. 

How are the Panicos able to receive food stamps if they own a camper, house and car? Seems to me Eileen's hate is catching up to her the way it caught up to Valerie Parkhurst. Eileen Panico should expect to be served with court papers in a few days. What is good for the goose is good for the gander. Accusing someone of being a pedophile and stalking the community is slander. Maybe PFML will hire an Ohio attorney since PFML's attorneys aren't in Ohio.

This is what is known as "slander."
ADDENDUM: I wanted to share a new post by this group, since they fail to distinguish between "sex offender" and "pedophile":

Yes, it IS slander to make such a bogus claim as Eileen Panico has done. First off, being on the registry does not equate to being a "convicted pedophile." There is no statute in the law called "pedophilia." Thus, one cannot be convicted of "pedophilia" since there is NO CRIME called "pedophilia." Second, Mr. Logue does not run this blog, though we receive information from him, Eileen fails at research once again, which I find amusing. We have also proven that Eileen Panico IS the only known contributor to that FB page (see screenshot above where Panico admits to being "one of the main contributors"), so unless someone else is willing to assume responsibility for this false statement, then Eileen Panico is liable under the law. She