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Bond granted to teen accused of rape

Friday, Aug 10, 2012 9:58 AM
Last updated 7:02 PM
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A $50,000 bond was granted this morning to a teenager charged with rape, aggravated child molestation and incest.

Superior Court Judge Albert Pickett had previously denied bond in the Columbia County case, but reconsidered a second petition for bond when Blake Weems’ family and attorney, Travis Saul, presented an alternative plan for Weems’ release.

Assistant District Attorney Amanda Heath said Weems, 17, of the 4100 block of Quinn Drive, performed sex acts on a 12-year-old girl. She opposed bond because Weems stated he knew it was wrong but “he couldn’t help himself.”

Pickett approved bond with several conditions: that Weems remain inside his grandparent’s house in Martinez with an electronic ankle monitor and have no access to a computer.

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Craig Spinks
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Craig Spinks 08/10/12 - 10:42 am
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Who's going to enforce the conditions of the bond?

Dwayne Dogg?

Weems' grandparents?

soapy_725
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soapy_725 08/10/12 - 10:49 am
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Code Enforcement Officers
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with unlimited on the job freedoms? No, with the ones who could not control him in the past. Where does that CEO lawsuit reside?

Sweet son
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Sweet son 08/10/12 - 12:47 pm
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@ Craig You are Right!

Doesn't sound like a good idea!

saltine
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saltine 08/10/12 - 09:31 pm
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he stated "he can't help

he stated "he can't help himself"and a monitor is going to help him?????

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