Nebraska Woman Sex with Stepson Case - Update
(Grand Island, Nebraska)
A Grand Island woman convicted of having sex with her stepson and then violating her probation by living with him has been sentenced to a second term of probation.A second term of probation? That'll show her.
Michelle Almonte-DeJesus, 28, was re-sentenced on Thursday by Hall County District Judge William Wright to five years probation for first-degree sexual assault for having sex with her then 15-year-old stepson between Jan. 1 and June 1, 2012. She had also received nude photos of her stepson on her cellphone and had sent him nude photos of herself, according to court documents.
Nebraska Woman Walks After Sex with Stepson - Update
[Previous 5/10/13 post]
(Grand Island, Nebraska) Local woman Michelle Almonte-DeJesus, 27, has been sentenced to no jail for engaging in sex with her 15-year-old stepson.
Judge William Wright said Almonte-DeJesus could have been sentenced to 50 years in prison but decided to set her free because the boy may have actively sought some coochy.
When the prosecuting attorney questioned whether this was a double standard, he said the judge told him the sentence is similar to one of his prior cases involving a man.Almonte-DeJesus was sentenced to probation and she was ordered to write an apology letter, to whom is not clear.
But Hall County's Deputy Attorney Jon Hendricks said this case involved a family member.
"To me that was one of the most horrendous aspects of this was. She was supposed to be a mother-figure to him and taking care of him-raising him. And it's just a different dynamic. And to me it just appears she took advantage of this child," said Hendricks.
Nebraska Woman Guilty of Sex with Stepson - Update
[Previous 3/9/13 post]
(Grand Island, Nebraska) This week, 27-year-old Michelle Almonte-DeJesus has pleaded no contest to sexual assault charges after reportedly engaging in sex with her stepson.
As part of the plea deal, charges of incest, child pornography and creating obscene material were dropped.
Police say the woman and the 15-year-old traded nude photos of each other via cell phone and began having sex in January of last year.Sentencing is scheduled for May.
The boy’s father reportedly called police after seeing the two in the act.
Nebraska Woman Accused of Sex Assault and Incest
[Previous 8/12/12 post]
(Grand Island, Nebraska) A 27-year-old local woman, Michelle Almonte-DeJesus, has been accused of engaging in sex with her teenage stepson.
Almonte-DeJesus faces charges of first-degree sexual assault on a child between the ages of 12 and 16 years old and incest.
When Hall County Judge Art Wetzel asked if Almonte-DeJesus understood the charges against her, she replied, “Yes, your honor.”Almonte-DeJesus was booked into custody with bond set at $50,000.
Her preliminary hearing is scheduled for 11 a.m. Sept. 11.
“I’m planning on getting an attorney,” she said.
Wetzel said he’d note in her file she plans to hire her own attorney. He also told her if she finds she can’t afford legal counsel, she can apply for a court-appointed attorney.
Deputy Hall County Attorney Gail VerMaas asked for a bond with a no contact order. She said the boy’s father reported to police that he saw his wife and his son having sex. Officers interviewed them and they both admitted to having sex, VerMaas said.