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SJC man denied bond for capital sexual battery on victim under 12 years old

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Updated: 2/26 4:41 pm
SAINT JOHNS COUNTY, Fla. -- William Dillow, a 27-year-old, is facing capital sexual battery charges and will be staying in the St. Johns County Jail. Wednesday morning, a judge denied him bond during his first appearance.

Dillow was clearly nervous. He had to leave the room after deputies said he felt sick.
When the judge announced he was being charged with sexual assault on a victim under 12, other inmates in the room groaned in disgust.

Dillow was arrested after the St. Johns County Sheriff's Office swarmed his home.

Action News learned the two young girls spoke out about the alleged abuse.

The St. Johns County Sheriff's Office said the alleged abuse went on for six months.

The victims told leaders at an undisclosed school in Flagler County what happened.

The Department of Children and Families was notified. That's when the Sheriff's Office arrested Dillow.

A public defender was appointed for Dillow.

Rhonda Wilkerson was also arrested. The judge told Dillow he is not allowed to have any contact with her.

Wilkerson was not in court in Flagler County today, but did a video call for her first appearance.

She is being held without bond.

We've learned Dillow will be transported to St. Johns County in a few days.

A public defender was appointed for Wilkerson.

In Wilkerson's first appearance, she asked to call her mother.

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yellowrose - 2/28/2014 12:25 AM
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There must be some mistake! The media and legislators have repeatedly told us that the public sex offender registry WILL protect our children from sexual abuse, right? The truth of the matter, as this story reveals, is that the majority, 90 to 95%, of sexual abuse comes from within the family, acquaintances or those having access to the children and never gets reported for a myriad of reasons. For those unaware there are over 769,402 men, women and children (as young as 6, 8 & 10 in some states) on the registries. The "crimes" are ever increasing and include things like, incest, playing doctor, prostitution, urinating in public, solicitation, viewing abusive or suggestive images of someone under the legal age (and in some states it does not matter if you didn't know the true age of the person in the images), streaking, rape, sexting, false accusations by a soon-to-be ex-wife, angry girlfriend or spiteful student, mooning and many other offenses. Our organization, Women Against Registry, believes that once a person has been convicted, paid their debt to society and are living a law abiding life they and their family should be allowed to live in peace. We believe there are some who should be tracked and monitored by law enforcement after a careful assessment by an independent professional and a judge. Registrant families are asked to leave their church, have homes set on fire, vehicles damaged, wives lose their jobs, children harassed and even beaten up, have signs placed in their yards, have to move, flyers placed on the doors around the neighborhood. The public registry does NOT protect anybody and is punitive while putting the family on a "hit list!"

yellowrose - 2/28/2014 12:18 AM
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(part 2) And, the number of vigilante attacks is increasing. Last July the Parker Family in South Carolina were savagely stabbed and shot to death by a skinhead couple who had every intention of murdering another registrant a couple of days later as discovered when they were caught and police found this name and address on a piece of paper in his pocket. Vigilante attacks are not only hands-on but are in the form of harassing registrant families and inciting violence toward them. There is an estimated 2.5 million wives, mothers, sisters, girlfriends, grandmothers and other family members of registrants who are having their civil and human rights violated due to these public registries. It should be noted that professionals have repeatedly stated for a person to successfully re-enter society they need: a job, place to live and a good support system. Please don't say this would "never" happen in my family because if you don't know someone on the registry....you will! Vicki Henry Women Against Registry dot com

king kaos - 2/26/2014 2:55 PM
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Oh poor willy, felt sick did he? Well TFB SCUMBAG, someone needs to show this piece of trash that you cant go around touching little kids, that life will catch up with you and that you will in fact end up dead sooner than later. I really dont care if this guy puked on himself and they made him sit in it for the rest of his life. dont give him a bed or a toilet, dont give him anything besides a few slices of bread a day and let him drink run off from the other inmates getting water. This guy should get NOTHING other than a slow and painful death. The end.
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