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Man pleads guilty to reckless conduct by HIV-infected person

Tuesday, Sept. 2, 2014 3:40 PM
Last updated 11:14 PM
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A man who denied his HIV status to a sexual partner pleaded guilty Monday to reckless conduct by an HIV-infected person.

Jason A. Young Jason A. Young, 33, already had been charged and convicted of the same crime in Aiken County. He served two years in prison in South Carolina.
Jason A. Young Jason A. Young, 33, already had been charged and convicted of the same crime in Aiken County. He served two years in prison in South Carolina.

Jason A. Young, 33, already had been charged and convicted of the same crime in Aiken County. He served two years in prison in South Carolina.

Because Young had the two sexual partners during the same time period in 2011 and already has served time in prison, Assistant District Attorney Garon Muller agreed to recommend probation, he told Judge James G. Blanchard Jr.

Blanchard sentenced Young to five years’ probation, with a special condition that he undergo testing and treatment every six months.

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jdsgirl63
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jdsgirl63 09/02/14 - 04:06 pm
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He's got HIV... undergo

He's got HIV... undergo testing for what exactly?? You're not going to stop this man from possibly spreading his disease by giving him 5 years probation and making sure he seeks treatment every 6 months.

Reckless conduct is a light charge, I'd think that attempted murder would be a better fit. Since the decision has been handed down and he can have relations with whomever he chooses, it might be smart if they put his face on the news and social media (yes, they posted his name, however, he can use a fake name), at least giving some kind of warning to the unsuspecting public.

hoptoad
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hoptoad 09/02/14 - 04:59 pm
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This man needs to have two

This man needs to have two little things removed from his body and a regular dose of saltpeter administered daily just for good measure.

This is outrageous that he has blatantly lied to an unsuspecting partner, possibly causing the partner's illness or death, and he only gets probation?

woodymeister
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woodymeister 09/02/14 - 07:02 pm
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Who?

Were the infected male or female? Why not show a photo so people can recognize him?

corgimom
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corgimom 09/02/14 - 08:23 pm
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What jdsgirl said! Excellent

What jdsgirl said! Excellent post!

corgimom
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corgimom 09/02/14 - 08:28 pm
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This is what he looks like

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2011-01-21/man-exposed-ot...

I read that in Aiken County he exposed 6 women to the virus, that's why he was jailed.

He needs to be locked up for the rest of his life. He doesn't care who he infects.

What does testing and treatment do for him? He still gets to spread that HIV virus.

hoptoad
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hoptoad 09/02/14 - 09:48 pm
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Ok, there's his picture.

Ok, there's his picture. Let's hope the class of ladies he associates with reads the paper.

I wonder how he got the HIV to begin with if he is not gay? He's either bisexual or one of the women he "engaged" with gave it to him - maybe we need to know who he or she is?

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dichotomy 09/02/14 - 11:14 pm
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And his next victim(s) should

And his next victim(s) should seek restitution and retribution directly from Assistant District Attorney Garon Muller.

Young gets probation but every time he pokes his fun at someone he hands out a life sentence. First offense should have been 20 to life and 2nd offense should be automatic life without parole.

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