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June 23, 2012

The fate of Jerry Sandusky ended with a guilty verdict Friday night in Bellefonte, Pa.

Following 20 hours of sequestered deliberations, the jury of seven women and five men read 45 “guilty” verdicts as Sandusky stood and looked at the jury. There were three not-guilty verdicts.

After court was adjourned, the former Penn State defensive coordinator was led in handcuffs to a police car to be taken to the local county jail. He faces a maximum sentence of 442 years and will be sentenced in approximately 90 days.

“The legal process has spoken and we have tremendous respect for the men who came forward to tell their stories publicly. No verdict can undo the pain and suffering caused by Mr. Sandusky, but we do hope this judgment helps the victims and their families along their path to healing,” Penn State president Rodney Erickson said in a statement.

Sandusky’s attorney, Joe Amendola, said the defense plans to appeal the guilty verdicts, arguing it was not prepared to go to trial as soon as the judge ordered.

“The Sandusky family is very disappointed, obviously, by the verdict of the jury but we respect their verdict,” he said. “We had a tidal wave of public opinion against Jerry Sandusky.”

Are There More Victims?

While Sandusky likely will be sentenced to life in prison, waiting in the wings of the sex abuse case are a group of men who say that they, too, were abused by the former Penn State football coach.

“Other victims have come forward after the grand jury presentment in this case, and we intend to continue to look into those matters,” Pennsylvania Attorney General Linda Kelly said.

The men said they would have testified in a new case if Sandusky was acquitted on Friday.

An attorney for two men who say they were abused by Sandusky told ABC News that “more than a few” new accusers who were ready to testify.

“The state and federal authorities have investigated. He has not been charged, but he could be charged (with these crimes),” said attorney Jeffrey Anderson, who represents two new accusers. One of Anderson’s clients, Travis Weaver, spoke publicly about the abuse for the first time this week.

“Travis came forward after the original eight, and since that time Travis is one of several to have come forward to report similar rape and abuse,” the lawyer said.

Weaver and the other men came forward to police after Sandusky’s arrest in November, but were left off the current case because of Sandusky’s right to a speedy trial, Anderson said.

“He is not the only one, and I am working with and know of more than a few,” Anderson said. “Time wouldn’t allow (for them to be included).”

Weaver told NBC this week that Sandusky took him to the Penn State football locker rooms, where he showered with him, rubbed his back and blew on his stomach, acts that eventually progressed to oral sex and attempted rape. He filed a lawsuit against Penn State University and the Second Mile foundation, the charity that Sandusky helped create, last year.

Ben Andreozzi, an attorney representing the man known as Victim 4 in the current case, also represents two other accusers whom he said have spoken to authorities.

Weaver and the other alleged victim represented by Anderson have also informed federal investigators about their claims, as part of a federal investigation into whether Sandusky molested boys outside of Pennsylvania, which would rise to the level of a federal crime.

Weaver said in his lawsuit that he was molested outside of Pennsylvania while accompanying Sandusky on trips to bowl games with the Penn State football team.

In addition, Sandusky’s adopted son Matt told prosecutors in recent days that he was also molested by the man who adopted him and is willing to testify against him. It’s not clear whether he would press charges, however.

And an analysis of the timeline of the eight men who are involved in the current trial shows that Sandusky was allegedly involved with several boys for most of 15 years, but the indictment does not include any victims from February 2001 through 2003.

from:  http://abcnews.go.com/US/sandusky-trial-include-alleged-victims/story?id=16631193#.T-agb7VSTNk

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using the number/letter grid:

 
1      2      3       4       5       6      7      8      9
A      B     C       D       E       F      G      H      I
J      K      L      M      N       O      P      Q      R
S      T      U      V      W      X      Y      Z

Where:

A = 1              J = 1              S = 1

B = 2              K = 2             T = 2

C = 3              L = 3             U = 3

D = 4              M = 4            V = 4

E = 5              N = 5            W = 5

F = 6              O = 6             X = 6

G = 7              P = 7             Y = 7

H = 8              Q = 8             Z = 8

I = 9               R = 9

 

 

Rodney Erickson

9                 3

 

the most important thing he can do = RC = 93 = Making the best of a worst-case scenario.

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June 19, 2012

Jerry Sandusky‘s lawyers are leaning toward putting him on the stand in his own defense tomorrow, though the final decision has not yet been made, sources tell ABC News.

Sandusky would be called as the final witness for the defense, which is expected to rest its case on Wednesday. He is expected to deny that he ever had any sexual intent in his “horseplay” with the eight men who say they were sexually abused by him.

Prosecutor Joseph McGettigan, who has aggressively cross-examined defense witnesses this week, will have the opportunity to question Sandusky if they decide to put him on the stand.

Sandusky is charged with 51 counts of child sex abuse and could face life in prison if convicted.

His testimony could be a final chance for the defense, led by attorney Joseph Amendola, to place a reasonable doubt in the minds of the jurors. The case is expected to go to the jury of seven women and five men following closing arguments on Thursday.

Sandusky’s legal team had its strongest day yet today countering the claims of the eight accusers as Sandusky’s wife, Dottie, took the stand in his defense, and helped poke holes in the accounts of two lead investigators in the case against him.

A poised Dottie Sandusky testified that she never saw anything sexual occur between her husband and any of his accusers.

Mrs. Sandusky, who winked at her husband as she took the stand, said in a soft voice that they will have been married for 46 years in September.

In a patient grandmotherly style, she described most of her husband’s accusers as “very nice,” but remembered some as “conniving” and “very clingy.”

Sandusky, 68, is charged with 51 counts of sex abuse of 10 boys.

Dottie Sandusky bluntly denied the accusation of one accuser who told the court last week that during the Alamo Bowl she walked in on her husband trying to force the boy, now known as Victim 4, to perform oral sex on him. He claimed she interrupted her husband by asking, “What’s going on in there?”

Mrs. Sandusky’s version was quite different.

“I came in one day. It was like a bathroom and dressing area. They were standing there. I said ‘what’s going on’ because Jerry was very upset and we had asked (Victim 4) if he wanted to go to a luncheon which was $50, and he said he’d really like to go. And Jerry said OK, and it was the day of the luncheon and (Victim 4) wouldn’t go and Jerry knew I’d be very upset about spending the money.”

Dottie Sandusky told the court room that nothing seemed inappropriate about the exchange.

“They were just standing in little hallways, they were fully clothed,” she said.

Dottie Sandusky also rejected repeated testimony by the alleged victims that Jerry Sandusky would molest them at night in the family basement, an area they said his wife never went.

Mrs. Sandusky told the jury today that she and her husband had always shared a bed and that her husband would usually go to bed first. She also testified that she would often go down to the basement to get food out of a freezer there.

In response to the allegation from Victim 10 that he once yelled for help while being sexually abused in the basement while Dottie Sandusky was upstairs, Amendola asked whether someone on the ground floor would be able to hear someone yelling from the basement. “Yes,” she responded and added that her hearing was very good.

She also described Victim 4, who testified powerfully about the sex abuse he allegedly endured, as “demanding, and he was very conniving, and he wanted his way and didn’t listen a whole lot.”

from:  http://abcnews.go.com/US/sandusky-trial-lawyers-lean-putting-stand-defense-sources/story?id=16601332

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Jerry Sandusky was born on January 26th, 1944 according to http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jerry_Sandusky

January 26th, 1944

1 + 26 +1+9+4+4 = 45 = his life lesson = Sex addict.  Deep dark secrets.

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January 26th, 1944

January 26th

1 + 26 +2+0+1+1 = 31 = his personal year (from January 26th, 2011 to January 25th, 2012) = Scandal.  Controversy.  Things get out of hand.

31 year + 10 (October) = 41 = his personal month (from October 26th, 2011 to November 25th, 2011) = Child sexual abuse allegations.

41 month + 6 (6th of the month on Sunday November 6th, 2011) = 47 = his personal day = Everybody knows your name.

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January 26th, 1944

January 26th

1 + 26 +2+0+1+2 = 32 = his personal year  = American.

32 year + 5 (May) = 37 = his personal month = Playing on peoples emotions.

37 month + 20 (20th of the month) = 57 = his personal day = Quit your whining.

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Penn State assistant football coach Mike McQuearysaid he saw Jerry Sandusky was behind a boy he estimated to be 10 or 12-years-old, with his hands wrapped around the boy's waist.

Dec 16, 2011        8:25 AM ET

A Penn State assistant football coach testified Friday that he believes he saw former assistant coach Jerry Sandusky molesting a boy and that he fully conveyed what he had seen to two Penn State administrators.

Mike McQueary, speaking for the first time in public about the 2002 encounter in a Penn State locker room, said he believes that Sandusky was attacking the child with his hands around the boy’s waist but said he wasn’t 100 percent sure it was intercourse.

McQueary took the stand Friday morning in a Pennsylvania courtroom during a preliminary hearing for Tim Curley and Gary Schultz, two university officials who are accused of lying to a grand jury about what McQueary told them. The hearing was expected to last most of the day.

McQueary’s story is central to the case against Curley and Schultz. They testified to the grand jury that McQueary never relayed the seriousness of what he saw. The officials, and Penn State coach Joe Paterno, have been criticized for never telling police about the 2002 allegation. Prosecutors say Sandusky continued to abuse boys for six more years.

McQueary said he had stopped by a campus football locker room to drop off a pair of sneakers in the spring of 2002 when he happened upon Sandusky and the boy in a shower.

He said Sandusky was behind the boy he estimated to be 10 or 12-years-old, with his hands wrapped around the boy’s waist.

He said the boy was facing a wall, with his hands on it.

McQueary said he has never described what he saw as anal rape or anal intercourse and couldn’t see Sandusky’s genitals, but that “it was very clear that it looked like there was intercourse going on.”

McQueary under cross examination

Under cross examination by an attorney for Curley, McQueary reiterated that he had not seen Sandusky penetrating or fondling the boy but was nearly certain he knew an assault happened in part because the two were standing so close and Sandusky’s arms were wrapped around the youth.

He said he peeked into the shower several times and that the last time he looked in, Sandusky and the boy had separated. He said he didn’t say anything, but “I know they saw me. They looked directly in my eye, both of them.”

McQueary said he reported what he saw to Paterno but never went to police.

He said he did not give Paterno explicit details of what he believed he’d seen, saying he wouldn’t have used terms like sodomy or anal intercourse out of respect for the longtime coach.

He said Paterno told him he’d “done the right thing” by reporting what he saw. The head coach appeared shocked and saddened and slumped back in his chair, McQueary said.

Paterno told McQueary he would talk to others about what he’d reported.

Nine or 10 days later, McQueary said he met with Curley and Shultz and told them he’d seen Sandusky and a boy, both naked, in the shower after hearing skin on skin slapping sounds.

“I told them that I saw Jerry in the showers with a young boy and that what I had seen was extremely sexual and over the lines and it was wrong,” McQueary said. “I would have described that it was extremely sexual and I thought that some kind of intercourse was going on.”

McQueary said he was left with the impression both men took his report seriously. When asked why he didn’t go to police, he referenced Shultz’s position as a vice president at the university who had overseen the campus police

“I thought I was talking to the head of the police, to be frank with you,” he said. “In my mind it was like speaking to a [district attorney]. It was someone who police reported to and would know what to do with it.”

Didn’t call police

Under cross examination, McQueary said he considered what he saw a crime but didn’t call police because “it was delicate in nature.”

“I tried to use my best judgment,” he said. “I was sure the act was over.” He said he never tried to find the boy.

Curley and Schultz are charged with lying to a grand jury and failing to properly report what McQueary allegedly told them.

Their lawyers say the men are innocent and contest McQueary’s statements.

District Judge William C. Wenner was hearing testimony Friday to help him decide whether state prosecutors have enough evidence against the pair to send their cases to trial.

Sandusky says he is innocent of more than 50 charges stemming from what authorities say were sexual assaults over 12 years on 10 boys in his home, on Penn State property and elsewhere. The scandal has provoked strong criticism that Penn State officials didn’t do enough to stop Sandusky, and prompted the departures of Hall of Fame football coach Joe Paterno and the school’s longtime president, Graham Spanier.

Curley, 57, Penn State’s athletic director, was placed on leave by the university after his arrest. Schultz, 62, returned to retirement after spending about four decades at the school, most recently as senior vice president for business and finance, and treasurer.

from:  http://www.cbc.ca/sports/story/2011/12/16/sp-mcqueary-sandusky-court.html

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Mike McQueary was born on October 10th, 1974 according to http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mike_McQueary

October 10th, 1974

10 + 10 +1+9+7+4 = 41 = his life lesson = Things get ugly.  Believes he saw former assistant coach Jerry Sandusky molesting a boy.

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October 10th, 1974

October 10th

10 + 10 +2+0+1+1 = 24 = his personal year (from October 10th, 2011 to October 9th, 2012) = Who’s in charge?  Clean up your act.

24 year + 12 (December) = 36 = his personal month (from December 10th, 2011 to January 9th, 2012) = Abuse of power.

36 month + 16 (16th of the month on Friday December 16th, 2011) = 52 = his personal day = Telling the truth.

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http://predictionsyear2012.com/

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