Man, 77, charged with molesting 15-year-girl in waiting room

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A 77-year-old Camilla, Ga., man was arrested yesterday after he allegedly molested a 15-year-old girl in the Medical College of Georgia School of Dentistry’s waiting room.

William Barton was charged with one count of child molestation, according to a Richmond County Sheriff’s jail committal. Mr. Barton is accused of kissing the girl and touching her private areas, a Richmond County warrant shows.

He was arrested at MCG Monday afternoon.

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HHSgrad
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HHSgrad 05/12/09 - 03:47 pm
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They need to lock him up and

They need to lock him up and then let the others in jail do the same to him.

SIGHER
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SIGHER 05/12/09 - 03:51 pm
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Not disagreeing that he needs

Not disagreeing that he needs to be locked up...but, to do that right in the middle of the Dental waiting room? Sounds like there are some (more) mental issues here...

Antknee
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Antknee 05/12/09 - 04:29 pm
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He needs to be in jail with

He needs to be in jail with some sex crazed prisoners. No, we all have sexual needs, he should never have done what he did!He should be locked up.

Antknee
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Antknee 05/12/09 - 04:35 pm
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Why do we need a new

Why do we need a new stadium?The old one is very good!Augusta has a lot better things to spend money on.I can say that,being a tax-payer.

andywarhol
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andywarhol 05/12/09 - 06:43 pm
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I think we should arrest the

I think we should arrest the Tanksley family and put them in with sex crazed criminals also.

Tots
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Tots 05/12/09 - 07:05 pm
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I,m not even going to touch

I,m not even going to touch this one.But have you seen how big 15yr old girls are?He would never have been able to touch me.To fast for the old fart.

sassygalady30
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sassygalady30 05/12/09 - 07:22 pm
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where was the parents?

where was the parents?

dashiel
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dashiel 05/12/09 - 07:28 pm
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His 92 year-old mother was

His 92 year-old mother was bringing him in for a root canal.

Grasshopper
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Grasshopper 05/12/09 - 07:38 pm
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People are just sick.

People are just sick.

justus4
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justus4 05/12/09 - 08:14 pm
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Wow! This is
Unpublished

Wow! This is troubling...gotta get more facts.

keepinitreal
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keepinitreal 05/12/09 - 08:37 pm
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Are we sure it wasn't that

Are we sure it wasn't that the 15 yr old could have been soliciting him for money? It is more to this story than just him doing that to her. This is a public place with hundreds of people walking around and they were able to find a spot for him to do that? Come on people I think it is more to this than being told. Did he corner her and demand she give in or could it be that she was thinking this old man is some quick money? Did she scream or try to move away from him being suggestive or who started the touching first. I sure that man at that age is in need and wanting some female companionship, but what was she thinking and doing for him to advance that far. I may be wrong about her and hope I am but a lot is left out of this mess. If I'm wrong and hope like hell I am, then he needs to be put out into the fields to chase the hefers. He will have more a-- to chase out there.

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corgimom 05/12/09 - 08:56 pm
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He could be suffering from

He could be suffering from dementia or Alzheimer's and thought she was his wife or girlfriend.

Grasshopper
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Grasshopper 05/12/09 - 09:26 pm
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I don't care what the

I don't care what the situation was, if I was in there and saw this happening I would have kicked the old mans butt. Or any mans butt that would do this to a child. KREEPINTREAL that is a freaking stupid liberal response blame the victim for this mans criminal actions. Someone needs to kick your butt.

Grasshopper
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Grasshopper 05/12/09 - 09:29 pm
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You libs who want to justify

You libs who want to justify criminal behavior have serious issues. The man is sick, and needs to be taken out of society it does not matter why he committed the crime. The girl was the victim, and maybe she thought he was just a nice old grampa figure.
There is plenty of speculation that can be spoken, but the truth is this man is SICK, and needs to be taken out of society.

mieshel
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mieshel 05/12/09 - 10:33 pm
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now andy, what have the

now andy, what have the tanksley family done to you? care to discuss?,,,lol

mieshel
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mieshel 05/12/09 - 10:34 pm
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now andy, what have the

now andy, what have the tanksley family done to you? care to discuss?,,,lol

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willistontownsc 05/13/09 - 04:44 am
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The cons are the ones

The cons are the ones justifying this criminal behavior, as always, milton. They are the ones who bring up these outrageous bills limiting the amount of damages a patient can get from injury or harassment. This fifteen year old should also sue the hospital because they allowed this 77-year-old creep into the building.

Grasshopper
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Grasshopper 05/13/09 - 05:19 am
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Will it was the old mans

Will it was the old mans fault not the hospitals, they can't afford a MCG police man in every room.

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AAQueen 05/13/09 - 07:34 am
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Think people; not even a

Think people; not even a known pedophile will do this in public. What makes you all think that a sane person would? I agree with the posts that think something is not right. Either the girl is lying or the man is mentally unbalanced

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502.5 05/13/09 - 07:58 am
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This happened at the college,

This happened at the college, not the hospital...

themaninthemirror
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themaninthemirror 05/13/09 - 09:47 am
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Camilla, Ga., is about four

Camilla, Ga., is about four hours from here. Wasn't there another facility between here and there that would have treated a 77 year old man? Was a parent with the 15 year old girl? Obviously there must have been other people around to witness this. Kissing and touching involve more than just a single action, so this is something that could not have happened in a flash when no one was paying attention. Where's the rest of the story?

WHYNOTPRAYER
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WHYNOTPRAYER 05/13/09 - 09:58 am
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No matter where it happened,

No matter where it happened, the fact is it happened. Now what is going to happen with the old man? Do the young lady get counciling?

Tots
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Tots 05/13/09 - 10:05 am
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It's not the fault of M.C.G.

It's not the fault of M.C.G. sounds like they both may have been mental patients.It's the fault of the person who was left to supervise them.We need more facts.Where are the simple details to this story?WillistonSc You must be one of those sueing kind of people.

Tots
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Tots 05/13/09 - 10:08 am
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P.S.-I'm not blaming the

P.S.-I'm not blaming the girl.

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FallingLeaves 05/13/09 - 12:02 pm
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He could be suffering from

He could be suffering from dementia or Alzheimer's and thought she was his wife or girlfriend.
Posted by corgimom on Tue May 12, 2009 9:56 PM Cogrimom, I was wondering if that might be the problem, because of his age. If it turns out to be the case, what is the just thing to do, he can't be doing that sort of thing, how do we safeguard this from happening?

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aftbrn 05/13/09 - 12:13 pm
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I was 15 once and I can

I was 15 once and I can assure you I would not sit still long enough for a 77 year old to kiss or fondle me. Is the 15 year old mentally retarded? Somehow I would bet we are only getting half the story. I'm sure this old man is was acting out but not sure I understand how he was able to get close enough for a kiss or to fondle privates. whay didn't she just walk away, not like he was going to run after her.

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