In the US the former head of the Council of Detroit and broadcaster was sentenced to 15 years for corruption of a teenager
Court Wayne County Michigan in the United States handed down on Wednesday a sentence of 45-year-old former broadcaster, who also served as President of the city Council of Detroit, convicted of pedophilia. Defendant Charles Pugh, was found to have inclined to sex 14-year-old schoolboy.
According to the decision of judge Thomas Cameron Charles Pugh will spend behind bars for 15 years, says the Detroit Free Press. Right on parole he will receive over 5.5 years.
Pew concluded pre-trial agreement on recognition of guilt. It provides a lifetime making his name in the sex offenders list. Besides, the man is prohibited in any way in contact with children.
The court came to the conclusion that Charles Pugh has used his fame and public profile for criminal purposes. Parents fully trusted television journalist, when I gave him their children to study.
As follows from the materials of the criminal case, Charles Pugh seduced Austin Williams. According to the victim, he met the journalist in the Studio of Fox in 2003, where the Drink was working. Williams at that time was only 14 years old, reports Inside Edition.
In the same year, Charles Austin was forced to have sexual intercourse. Sexual relations of the presenter and the teenager continued in 2004.
More than ten years Austin didn’t tell anyone about the incident. Only in 2015, he appealed to law enforcement agencies. According to the applicant, he was driven by the fear that Charles Drinking can cause the same pain to other children.
Add that to the TV reporter Charles Pugh was elected to the city Council of Detroit in 2009. However, four years later, his political career was interrupted with the scandal. Already began to emerge information on sexual harassment, Drinking and adolescents.
The last time Charles Pugh worked as a waiter in the restaurant, soul food in Harlem.
Charles Pugh was accused of pedophilia, a young man. He argued that the broadcaster was his mentor when 17-year-old student has passed any additional training course journalistic skills. According to the boys, Drink “cared” for him, trying to persuade him to sexual relations.
In particular, Pugh gave the student a pocket money, and in return asked me to send him a video in which teen Masturbates.
In 2015, the court ordered to pay the victim Drink 250 thousand dollars as compensation. Another 350 thousand dollars paid district Department of school education, because the victim accused the officials of negligence. He claimed that the authorities did not ensure the safety of students, and also provided the pedophile special opportunities for contact with children.