Judge quits after getting exposed for ‘trading’ lower sentences for sex with young criminals

Judge quits after getting exposed for ‘trading’ lower sentences for sex with young criminals

A judge has quit after he was caught offering to lower sentences for male criminals in exchange for sex.

Joseph Boeckmann, who served as a district judge in Cross County, Arkansas for six years, was accused of taking advantage of young male defendants.

He faced a disciplinary hearing after the Judicial Discipline and Disability Commission alleged that he gave preferential treatment, including greatly reduced sentences, to men who performed sexual favours and helped him with ‘personal work’.

The commission alleged that he often told young male offenders to contact him at his home to complete “community sentences” such as picking up litter, but would instead solicit them for sex in exchange for reductions of or dismissals of their court fines and costs.

He also forced some of the men to pose naked for photographs, and hundreds of nude images were recovered from his computer.

The commission adds: “They all depict young men, many naked who are in various poses inside the judge’s home and outside in his yard. There are numerous photos of naked young men bending over after an apparent paddling.”

Boechmann previously denied doing anything wrong, claiming the photos were taken to “to corroborate participation in community service.”

It also alleged that the judge used his authority to seek “out young Caucasian male litigants”, for the purpose of sexual relationships.

The report continues: “Beoeckmann has engaged in a consistent pattern of seeking out young Caucasian male litigants for the purpose of forming personal, sexual relations with the litigants, thus creating a self-imposed conflict of interest for himself.”

Boechmann has quit, confirming to the commission that his resignation was effective immediately, and that he would never again seek a job as a local, county or state employee.

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  1. Mr. Fingers
    May 11, 07:51 Reply

    Just imagine. He likes young,helpless bad boys. And what is with these Americans and pics? Cant u just ve fun without taking pics or videoing it?

    • You-Know-Who
      May 11, 10:05 Reply

      There is something about ‘Young, helpless bad boys’ isnt it?! Not all of us can help it.

      • Mr. Fingers
        May 11, 10:54 Reply

        Lol. Nna u better help it oh,they are the most dangerous. Am sure one of those lads made a complaint to the police.

  2. Mandy
    May 11, 08:33 Reply

    Lol. The thing age and loneliness can do to a person. Mbok, I must have a love of my life to grow up with, Maka adi amama.

    • bruno
      May 11, 10:26 Reply

      “age and loneliness” did what you him??? Mandy, you really should not make excuses for unacceptable behaviour. this is someone abusing his position of power and he is responsible for his own actions.

  3. Mark
    May 11, 08:44 Reply

    Most abusers usually occupy positions of power – judges, lecturers, police, clergy and politician – which helps them to wield complete control over their victims, such that even when they cry out, no one would believe them.

  4. Delle
    May 11, 10:39 Reply

    What an animal! Can’t handle

  5. Khaleesi
    May 11, 11:00 Reply

    ***in thick OMATTA Igbo accent*** Guy man!!! He was using his position to secure a steady supply of juicy young men for his enjoyment … Guy man!!!

  6. Lorde
    May 11, 13:03 Reply

    “to corroborate participation in community service.”….. rotfl…. stoopid!?

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