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Republican charged with more than 100 counts of child sex abuse
2 years ago

Republican state senate nominee charged with more than 100 counts of child sex abuse
By MEGHAN KENEALLY
PUBLISHED: 15:26 GMT, 23 October 2012 | UPDATED: 16:22 GMT, 23 October 2012
 

A Republican state senate candidate in Delaware was charged with more than 100 felony child sex abuse counts a week after dropping out of the race.
 

Eric Bodenweiser,53, now faces 39 counts of first degree unlawful sexual intercourse and 74 counts of second-degree unlawful sexual contact.
 

The abuse occurred between October 1987 and August 1990, meaning that even though we do not know the age of the child victim, he or she is definitely now an adult.
 

Bodenweiser was 28-years-old when the alleged abuse began- making him at least a decade older than his victim- and 31-years-old when it ended.
 

The investigation began several weeks ago after Delaware State Police received a tip about the alleged abuse.

Bodenweiser, who goes by the nickname 'Bodie', was indicted on Monday and turned himself in.
 

He was taken to the Sussex Correctional Institution instead of providing the $250,000 bail.
A first time political candidate, Bodenweiser is a married father and grandfather, who has many pictures of himself with his young relatives pasted to his Facebook page.
 

First time candidate: Bodenweiser beat the incumbent Republican for his chance at the seat
'I’m an active member of the Sussex County Bible Church and I’m a dedicated husband, father, and grandfather,' he wrote on his campaign page.
 

In my spare time I volunteer as a mentor in an elementary school and I’ve mentored for Big Brothers/Big Sisters as well.'
 

After beating the Republican incumbent in the state's primaries, the former businessman who owned three outlets of Bodie's Dairy Market became less and less public, appearing at only a few events.
 

It is thought that he had started to realize that there was an ongoing state investigation into his alleged abuse.
 

According to the local station WHHY, the last time he was seen publicly was at a fundraiser attended by former Senate candidate Christine O'Donnell, whose failed bid and alleged connections to witchcraft made her famous.
 

The state Republican committee and Bodenweiser's website are urging supporters to vote for write-in candidate Brian Pettyjohn.
 


Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2221963/Republican-state-senate-candidate-charged-100-counts-child-sex-abuse.html#ixzz2AzorHLx4
 

2 years ago

If he is guilty they should pair him up with Sandusky and throw them both in general pop...

2 years ago

Buck ....

Let's all try to remember, innocent till proven guilty.  Yes, Buck did use the word If.

2 years ago

From the story it seems likely that he is. Sick f'ing people out there...

2 years ago

He's not innocent, he's Republican.

2 years ago

Democrats are not innocent either.

I know why you posted this. You care more about the fact that he is a Republican than you do about the lives of the people he probably ruined for a very long time.

You are transparent as always.

Yes, this guy is a sick individual but there are Dems out there that are also accused of this kind of thing. So take a chill pill and realize your biased attitude is not healthy.

You should change. You are not healthy in the mind right now...

2 years ago


But the Republicans are the party of "family values." Where are the family values in what he did?



2 years ago


<<So take a chill pill and realize your biased attitude is not healthy.
You should change. You are not healthy in the mind right now...>>

Oh, yes, so much worse than starting a thread about election fraud and then only providing articles about the Democrats, eh, Buck?
 

2 years ago

Oh, yes, so much worse than starting a thread about election fraud and then only providing articles about the Democrats, eh, Buck?


These are all the articles I have found so far. You are welcome to post whatever you find...


But the Republicans are the party of "family values." Where are the family values in what he did?


There are no "family values" in what he did. So what is your point? He is a sick person. There are sick people everywhere.

Are you saying we should judge the entire Republican party by the actions of this one man? Have you not learned your lesson about that logic yet? I guess not because you keep coming back with it...

2 years ago

I think some people are attracted to the family values mantra because they think it will help them hide better.



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