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L.A. County OKs $199,000 settlement in probation molestation case

Los Angeles County supervisors approved a $199,000 settlement of a lawsuit brought by a teenager at a county probation camp who alleged that an officer molested him.

The 17-year-old boy, identified only as Alexis R, filed a lawsuit against the county earlier this year alleging that a female probation officer molested him at Camp Karl Holton in Sylmar on Aug 9, 2009, forcing him to touch her in a sexual manner.

The youth had been detained for running away from a court-ordered placement.

The district attorney's office is still evaluating whether to file charges against the officer, Nadia Polynice, who no longer works for the county.

-- Garrett Therolf at the L.A. County Hall of Administration

Comments () | Archives (5)

You have got to be kidding me. I'm sure she held him down and he was kicking and screaming to get away, not. What a waste of money with all the budget problems going on.

Sad. A cougar that needs to be defanged!

That public employee should have already been
arrested and charged...
what's going on with protecting some public employees
from facing criminal charges ?????...
it's just another reason why people don't want to pay
more fees/taxes to the retirement of others...
further...its a loss of confidence that no one is above
the law...
public employee...no problem...no crime...that use to
be red china...communist soviet union...communist north
korea...stop allowing that to happen here...get it charged !

This sounds like the perfect example of a frivolous lawsuit, costing the county and taxpayers money. He is just mad that he was incarcerated.

Please, unless he declares he is gay or she was ugly, what horny 17 year old guy would object to sexual contact? If she had sexual contact with him, he was turned on the whole time.

A lot of states have a lower legal age than California. If a 17 year old can be charged as an adult for crimes, than he can certainly handle sexual contact.

If i were on a jury, i would vote to have the case thrown out of court. No charges should be given to the probation officer.

Additionally, what 17 year old male could not defend himself against unwanted sexual contact. The lawsuit says she "Forced" him to touch her.


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