Town Square

Post a New Topic

Germain case continued again; to appear in court March 25

Original post made on Mar 2, 2009

Accused child molestor Henry Germain was in court again to yesterday, only to have the case be continued to March 25.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Thursday, February 26, 2009, 11:12 AM

Comments (7)

 +   Like this comment
Posted by James
a resident of Pleasanton Meadows
on Mar 2, 2009 at 10:41 am

the first rule in defense is to delay, then delay, and then delay. the hope is that, if it's delayed and drawn out long enough, witnesses will lose interest, or their memory will become less credible.

the judge granting the delays is also granting more rights to the criminal than the victims.


 +   Like this comment
Posted by Cholo
a resident of Livermore
on Mar 5, 2009 at 5:34 pm

Germain will eventually do time for his crimes. Grossman is just giving him his money's worth, he will soon be he behind bars and sexually, physically and emotionally abused by other violent predators.

This case is going to grab headlines and put Plutonia on the world map! Hooray!

There are many groups in the bay area who are following this case very closely. Germain is over. Expect lots of pro children's groups to be present and picketing!




 +   Like this comment
Posted by kweb
a resident of Another Pleasanton neighborhood
on Mar 13, 2009 at 12:01 pm

Henry is innocent.


 +   Like this comment
Posted by stayhomedad
a resident of Another Pleasanton neighborhood
on Mar 20, 2009 at 9:25 am

This site has became a dangerous place to write lately. I have stayed away the best I could, because I don't like to be attacked. I really did feel like I needed to write something this morning.
The other day I signed up my one of my daughters for kindergarden here in Pleasanton. It was crowded and everything, but everyone there worked really hard and helped whoever needed it. It was a good experience. Thanks again to everyone involved in the roundup. GOOD JOB.
Then I wake up this morning and find out that in Tracy, a substitute teacher was arrested for molesting 8 children. This was the elementry school named "George Kelly". And I lived next to it for 4 years. This is the school I was going to be sending my kids too. I had a sick feeling in my stomach when i saw the pictures of the school on the news. I still know some families from the school and I still have friends scattered around that town. I know people will say "it can happen anywhere..." but I lived less than 100 yards away. This hits colse to home, you know. I was never truely happy about living in Tracy, and I got out as soon as I could.
My point in short: I have never been so happy living here in Pleasanton. The people are really nice here (except this site). I enjoy Pleasanton to the max and I just wanted to tell everyone THANK YOU. Even though it could (and has) happened here, I still get the feeling of a "community" here. In Tracy, and other cities... it feels more like you're on your own. So...THANKS AGAIN for being a great town!


 +   Like this comment
Posted by Former friend
a resident of Jensen Tract
on Mar 24, 2009 at 8:31 am

Since there is a statute of limitations on these crimes why is there no limit to the number of times the case is continued? Is it possible to have it go on for years while he remains out on bail?


 +   Like this comment
Posted by legal eagle
a resident of Another Pleasanton neighborhood
on Mar 24, 2009 at 8:36 am

Yup, another one and a half to two years he'll be walking around Pleasanton!


 +   Like this comment
Posted by Former friend
a resident of Jensen Tract
on Mar 24, 2009 at 9:21 am

Are you kidding????? All assets will be gone by then and his children and the victims will be left high and dry!!!


Don't miss out on the discussion!
Sign up to be notified of new comments on this topic.

Email:


Post a comment

Posting an item on Town Square is simple and requires no registration. Just complete this form and hit "submit" and your topic will appear online. Please be respectful and truthful in your postings so Town Square will continue to be a thoughtful gathering place for sharing community information and opinion. All postings are subject to our TERMS OF USE, and may be deleted if deemed inappropriate by our staff.

We prefer that you use your real name, but you may use any "member" name you wish.

Name: *

Select your neighborhood or school community: *

Comment: *

Verification code: *
Enter the verification code exactly as shown, using capital and lowercase letters, in the multi-colored box.

*Required Fields

Measure BB could pay to connect Dublin Boulevard to Livermore
By Tim Hunt | 6 comments | 1,399 views

Moving to Maine, Maybe
By Roz Rogoff | 7 comments | 1,068 views

“…and all I ask of dyin’, is to go naturally” *
By Tom Cushing | 14 comments | 1,033 views