California Mom Gets Jail for Sex with Boy - Update
Newberry admitted to sex with a minor and oral copulation with the same boy. As a result, Newberry received a sentence of one year in the Santa Barbara County Jail and five years felony probation.
"The emotional abuse and the psychological abuse have really changed his life," said the victim's mother.Newberry also was ordered to register as a sex offender while on probation.
The victim's mother spoke to KSBY during an earlier court hearing in 2011.
She said the relationship between her son and Newberry destroyed her family.
"As a mother, I feel very violated. It's just crazy. It's a selfish motive," said the victim's mother.
California Mom Accused of Sex with Boy
[Previous 8/5/11 post]
(Santa Barbara County, California) A 42-year-old Orcutt woman, Michele Ann Newberry, was arrested Wednesday for allegedly engaging in sex with a 15-year-old boy she met through her children.
Newberry faces charges of oral copulation of a minor under 16 years old, lewd and lascivious acts with a child, and unlawful sexual intercourse.
Sheriff's detectives were first notified of the crimes in June this year, which prompted an investigation that revealed that Newberry and the victim had unlawful sexual intercourse repeatedly during a four year span.Newberry was booked into custody at the Santa Barbara County Jail and later released on $100,000 bail.
They also learned that the suspect and victim exchanged numerous emails and text messages during the sexual relationship.