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Msmith
02-25-2011, 07:25 AM
Robotics coach arrested for child porn

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (WLFI) - A West Lafayette man charged with distributing child pornography has been fired by the West Lafayette Community School Corporation.

27-year-old Carl Ross Agnew was an assistant coach for West Lafayette High School's robotics team. Agnew was charged after an FBI investigation that got underway in September 2010. Police served a search warrant at Agnew's apartment in West Lafayette on Tuesday. According to the U.S. Attorney's office, Agnew was sharing images depicting children engaged in sexual activity with adult men. A probable cause affidavit stated that Agnew was sending the images through a peer-to-peer file sharing program under the name of "Brighteyedboy".

The U.S. Attorney said Agnew admitted to police he collected "thousands" of images of child pornography and stored them on his computer.

West Lafayette Community School Superintendent Rocky Killion said Agnew has been fired from his coaching position. Killion said Agnew had limited contact with students in that position. He said the school corporation always does federal background checks on employees before they are hired.

The organization FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology), which sponsors robotics and other engineering competitions, released a statement Thursday evening indicating that Agnew was being banned as a volunteer for FIRST pending the outcome of this case.

Agnew has been taken into custody by the U.S. Marshal Service.

My children are not sharp enough to join the robotics team but I know some students who are in that team. My daughter said that Mr. Agnew is a very well-liked individual. Many students are very upset about this news. Some of them didn't show up to class.

Link:http://www.wlfi.com/dpp/news/local/charged-robotics-coach-fired

pr_capone
02-25-2011, 07:29 AM
My children are not sharp enough to join the robotics team but I know some students who are in that team.

Thank goodness your kids are dumb!





























/i keed

Hopefully this guy goes to the pokey for a LONG long time.

Jenson71
02-25-2011, 08:12 AM
Hopefully the worst of it was only child porn, and not something like inviting Tim Jones Jr. from the robotics team over to the house for extra research.

Scorp
02-25-2011, 08:24 AM
Question: If a robot has an erection does that robot feel the erection?

blaise
02-25-2011, 08:29 AM
There was an article a few months ago in the NY Times about sentencing for these guys. I tried finding it after they ran it, but I never could. It outlined how these child porn criminals are getting light sentences. A lot of times the perp has a good lawyer, and he says he was just looking, and not engaging, and ends up getting less time than a weed dealer. It makes me sick. I feel like people that look at it are keeping the market for it active, and they should be punished accordingly.

WV
02-25-2011, 08:33 AM
People like this cause an interesting problem. He's obviously a POS, but putting him away forever will cost a fortune to keep him for life. Now, is the solution to reduce any amenities he receives in prison so much so that he's living at or near poverty level or just exterminate him like the vermin he is.

Buehler445
02-25-2011, 08:39 AM
People like this cause an interesting problem. He's obviously a POS, but putting him away forever will cost a fortune to keep him for life. Now, is the solution to reduce any amenities he receives in prison so much so that he's living at or near poverty level or just exterminate him like the vermin he is.

My understanding is the general population of inmates don't like child molesters, so the guards turning their gaze for a minute or two could be advantageous.
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threebag02
02-25-2011, 08:41 AM
Question: If a robot has an erection does that robot feel the erection?

http://t3.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:ANd9GcRyMw1CxF1QWtQ0k7s3eCPTZ9zepeNiH5hAkBFeyq3y8-R4ctuuvg

Saul Good
02-25-2011, 09:05 AM
My understanding is the general population of inmates don't like child molesters, so the guards turning their gaze for a minute or two could be advantageous.
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I'd like to believe that this is true, but I've also heard that the romanticized notions of prison justice are mostly fairy tales.

blaise
02-25-2011, 09:08 AM
I'd like to believe that this is true, but I've also heard that the romanticized notions of prison justice are mostly fairy tales.

No, it's true. The problem is that after they get beaten of killed, they or their family sue the prison, the warden, the guards and anyone else they can name. Which creates a really disgusting situation where taxpayers pay money in damages to a child molester. Prisons normally tell these people to say they're in prison for something else.

sedated
02-25-2011, 09:14 AM
what exactly qualifies as "child porn"? I mean, is it video of some old man molesting 6-year-old boys? or is it playboy-type pics of some girl who turns out to be 17?

I know that you can get a sex offender label just by taking a piss in a public place, and wonder if the same is happening with the "child porn" label.

Detoxing
02-25-2011, 09:24 AM
what exactly qualifies as "child porn"? I mean, is it video of some old man molesting 6-year-old boys? or is it playboy-type pics of some girl who turns out to be 17?

I know that you can get a sex offender label just by taking a piss in a public place, and wonder if the same is happening with the "child porn" label.

My guess would be all of the above.

However, he did not actually molest anyone or hurt anyone, so at what point do you treat this as a sickness? A form of porn addiction?

Kerberos
02-25-2011, 09:27 AM
Question: If a robot has an erection does that robot feel the erection?



:)

http://www.alltrailers.net/demon-seed.html#

This robot could feel the erection.

Radar Chief
02-25-2011, 09:30 AM
Question: If a robot has an erection does that robot feel the erection?

Only if his arms are long enough to reach it.

Pawnmower
02-25-2011, 10:48 AM
is Mr. Agnew the genius behind 'fuck machines' on youporn?

Jenson71
02-25-2011, 11:47 AM
There was an article a few months ago in the NY Times about sentencing for these guys. I tried finding it after they ran it, but I never could. It outlined how these child porn criminals are getting light sentences. A lot of times the perp has a good lawyer, and he says he was just looking, and not engaging, and ends up getting less time than a weed dealer. It makes me sick. I feel like people that look at it are keeping the market for it active, and they should be punished accordingly.

Sort of playing devil's advocate though, it is a victimless crime. It costs us an average of $29,000/yr for an inmate. Maybe a heavy fine and community service, with additional penalties for repeat offenders is better.

sedated
02-25-2011, 11:51 AM
Sort of playing devil's advocate though, it is a victimless crime.

Well…the porn has to come from somewhere, and those kids (depending on their age and consent) could have been harmed physically or emotionally to make it. But none of us know what exactly his “child porn” was, so its hard to judge.

Jenson71
02-25-2011, 11:52 AM
Well…the porn has to come from somewhere, and those kids (depending on their age and consent) could have been harmed physically or emotionally to make it. But none of us know what exactly his “child porn” was, so its hard to judge.

True, but he didn't do it. The guy who took pictures of him doing sex acts with a kid did it.

blaise
02-25-2011, 11:54 AM
Sort of playing devil's advocate though, it is a victimless crime. It costs us an average of $29,000/yr for an inmate. Maybe a heavy fine and community service, with additional penalties for repeat offenders is better.

I don't think it is a victimless crime, though. I think that more people looking at it on the internet compel more people to post the images and videos. In my mind the viewers are almost encouraging those who create the videos and photos.
And if you view it, and don't report it to someone as a crime, then I think that furthers your guilt. It's one thing if a person is looking at a variety of websites and happens upon it by mistake, I understand how that might happen. If a person has hundreds of images, and has been repeatedly looking at the websites, then I look at that person as an accomplice to the crime. If they were in the same house where the crime occurred, and watching through a window, would they not be guilty of participating? What is the real difference between that and watching on the internet?

Jenson71
02-25-2011, 11:58 AM
I don't think it is a victimless crime, though. I think that more people looking at it on the internet compel more people to post the images and videos. In my mind the viewers are almost encouraging those who create the videos and photos.
And if you view it, and don't report it to someone as a crime, then I think that furthers your guilt. It's one thing if a person is looking at a variety of websites and happens upon it by mistake, I understand how that might happen. If a person has hundreds of images, and has been repeatedly looking at the websites, then I look at that person as an accomplice to the crime. If they were in the same house where the crime occurred, and watching through a window, would they not be guilty of participating? What is the real difference between that and watching on the internet?

It's already happened, though, not currently happening, and thus, stoppable. Plus, maybe his act of just watching the porn stymies off his desire for actually going out and molesting a kid. Maybe he did the right thing here.

I could defend him.

blaise
02-25-2011, 12:03 PM
It's already happened, though, not currently happening, and thus, stoppable. Plus, maybe his act of just watching the porn stymies off his desire for actually going out and molesting a kid. Maybe he did the right thing here.

I could defend him.

You don't know that. I would imagine that these people often abuse these kids repeatedly over a period of time. And as far as the excuse that watching it stymies desires to commit the act? That's an excuse to sit and watch a child be abused, and possible be subjected to permanent physical and emotional damage? I don't get that.

Msmith
02-25-2011, 01:20 PM
It's already happened, though, not currently happening, and thus, stoppable. Plus, maybe his act of just watching the porn stymies off his desire for actually going out and molesting a kid. Maybe he did the right thing here.

I could defend him.

Would you like him to babysit your kids?

Ebolapox
02-25-2011, 02:44 PM
Would you like him to babysit your kids?

this is an interesting time to point out that jenson is a catholic college student who does not have kids. there's an alter boy joke in there somewhere.

bowener
02-25-2011, 02:54 PM
Question: If a robot has an erection does that robot feel the erection?
No, but [yo mama] does!













I apologize for making fun of yo mama. It was more of a universal usage of the term "yo mama".

bowener
02-25-2011, 02:55 PM
is Mr. Agnew the genius behind '**** machines' on youporn?
I'm not sure why, but those fascinate me. Human sexuality is quite strange.

BradKraser
02-27-2011, 04:14 PM
half of this stuff is quite inappropriate.... also, since i was a member of the robotics team back in WL, i knew Mr. Agnew quite well, i thought he was a good guy but he didn't turn out to be.... i condemn him for that but, half the people that posted on this should post without fully understanding the situation... in other words, u people shouldn't be hatin.

Bugeater
02-27-2011, 04:17 PM
half of this stuff is quite inappropriate.... also, since i was a member of the robotics team back in WL, i knew Mr. Agnew quite well, i thought he was a good guy but he didn't turn out to be.... i condemn him for that but, half the people that posted on this should post without fully understanding the situation... in other words, u people shouldn't be hatin.
Why do you say that? Are you into robotic child pr0n too?

Mr. Flopnuts
02-27-2011, 04:23 PM
Sort of playing devil's advocate though, it is a victimless crime. It costs us an average of $29,000/yr for an inmate. Maybe a heavy fine and community service, with additional penalties for repeat offenders is better.

So like, make him wear a sign at Walmart that says "The judge says you should know that I like looking at naked little kids"? Or maybe "A judge wants you to know that I want to diddle your child"? I could see some benefit to that.

Duck Dog
02-27-2011, 04:46 PM
No, it's true. The problem is that after they get beaten of killed, they or their family sue the prison, the warden, the guards and anyone else they can name. Which creates a really disgusting situation where taxpayers pay money in damages to a child molester. Prisons normally tell these people to say they're in prison for something else.

Actually most of the time these guys spend their sentence in segregation or on the spacial needs yards with the gays and other child molesters.

Simply Red
02-27-2011, 04:50 PM
this Country is going to hell in a hand-basket - bad weekend man! JFC!

blaise
02-27-2011, 05:17 PM
Actually most of the time these guys spend their sentence in segregation or on the spacial needs yards with the gays and other child molesters.

That's true, but I also think that depends on the prison. Some hesitate to use seg for that. They'd rather have the prisoner try and fit in and not disclose his sentence. Space could be limited and there's usually higher risk of suicide attempts. And, prisoners in seg will most times petition to get out of seg, even though they know it could be risky.

Saul Good
02-27-2011, 06:03 PM
Sort of playing devil's advocate though, it is a victimless crime. It costs us an average of $29,000/yr for an inmate. Maybe a heavy fine and community service, with additional penalties for repeat offenders is better.

It's a victimless crime? The end users fund it. I think I'd pay $100 to watch a video of you getting hit in the face with a shovel by the father of one of these kids. Since it's a victimless crime, I wouldn't feel bad about it.

Jenson71
02-28-2011, 05:40 AM
It's a victimless crime? The end users fund it. I think I'd pay $100 to watch a video of you getting hit in the face with a shovel by the father of one of these kids. Since it's a victimless crime, I wouldn't feel bad about it.

Watching someone get hit with a shovel isn't a crime no matter how much you pay for it. You can do this on youtube for free.

ReynardMuldrake
02-28-2011, 07:00 AM
half of this stuff is quite inappropriate.... also, since i was a member of the robotics team back in WL, i knew Mr. Agnew quite well, i thought he was a good guy but he didn't turn out to be.... i condemn him for that but, half the people that posted on this should post without fully understanding the situation... in other words, u people shouldn't be hatin.

Who are you talking to exactly?

blaise
02-28-2011, 07:11 AM
half of this stuff is quite inappropriate.... also, since i was a member of the robotics team back in WL, i knew Mr. Agnew quite well, i thought he was a good guy but he didn't turn out to be.... i condemn him for that but, half the people that posted on this should post without fully understanding the situation... in other words, u people shouldn't be hatin.

I'm sorry, you're claiming you received some kind of education?

Rain Man
02-28-2011, 09:50 AM
If only half the stuff was inappropriate this may be the classiest thread in chiefsplanet history.

Cave Johnson
02-28-2011, 01:01 PM
There was an article a few months ago in the NY Times about sentencing for these guys. I tried finding it after they ran it, but I never could. It outlined how these child porn criminals are getting light sentences. A lot of times the perp has a good lawyer, and he says he was just looking, and not engaging, and ends up getting less time than a weed dealer. It makes me sick. I feel like people that look at it are keeping the market for it active, and they should be punished accordingly.

That's more of a commentary on how disproportionally weed dealers are punished relative to the impact of their crime.

blaise
02-28-2011, 01:05 PM
That's more of a commentary on how disproportionally weed dealers are punished relative to the impact of their crime.

I don't know if it's more of a commentary, but that's another point to be made.

Brock
02-28-2011, 01:08 PM
People who are involved in that kind of stuff have something wrong with them and should be removed from the general population forever.