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Piano teacher arrested for sex crimes on relative

Original post made on Jan 14, 2019

Nicholas Robinson has been arrested for alleged sexual abuse on an underage relative. He is also a piano teacher who gives lessons from his home, leading police to call on the public for tips of any other victims.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Monday, January 14, 2019, 12:28 PM

Comments (5)

Posted by resident
a resident of Midtown
on Jan 14, 2019 at 1:00 pm

Thank you to the witnesses for coming forward and tipping off the police. I hope he stays in jail until he is no longer a danger to society (which may be the rest of his life).

Posted by Protect The Children From These Beasts
a resident of Barron Park
on Jan 14, 2019 at 1:34 pm

>> "A person legally mandated to report such crimes contacted police on Jan. 6..."

What does 'legally mandated' mean? Shouldn't anyone with knowledge report such incidents?

Its time to gather each and every child molester off the streets & lock them up indefinitely as they will only go back to these indiscretions if released.

A tiger cannot change its stripes.

Once a pervert always a pervert.

Posted by resident
a resident of Midtown
on Jan 14, 2019 at 1:48 pm

"legally mandated" is professional like a school teacher or doctor or sports coach or police officer or clergy member. The victim may have confided in them and California state law requires them to report all child abuse suspicions and allegations to the police. There is a long list of professionals that are "legally mandated" by state law.

"Anyone with knowledge" is not what the law says, though a good citizen should come forward anyway. Professionals will hopefully have specific training on how to identify possible abuse crimes.

Posted by Opposite of Resident
a resident of Southgate
on Jan 19, 2019 at 8:27 pm

So much for “innocent until proven guilty” according to “Resident” and “protect the children from the beasts”....

Posted by R.Davis
a resident of Crescent Park
on Jan 21, 2019 at 8:40 am

R.Davis is a registered user.

From the PA Weekly article...
QUOTE: "Detectives obtained an arrest warrant on Thursday charging Robinson with 17 counts of lewd and lascivious acts with a child under 14 and one count of dissuading a witness — all felonies. The last count is for attempting to convince someone with knowledge of the abuse not to contact authorities, police said."

QUOTE: So much for “innocent until proven guilty” according to “Resident” and “protect the children from the beasts”....

17 counts are a lot of charges and while some of them may eventually be reduced or stricken by the court, proving one's innocence of any remaining ones is going to be quite a chore for the defense attorney & his client.

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