School Boy Allegedly Sodomized Inside a Tustin Public Library

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A 23-year-old Anaheim man decided yesterday afternoon to use an Orange County public library for illegal sex, according to Tustin police.

The scenario gets more disturbing.

A 13-year-old boy had gone to the library after school to study, but ended up a rape victim.

Police say Robert Howard Claudio sodomized the unidentified kid inside a library bathroom located at 345 E. Main Street.

Tustin PD Lt. Pat Welch said in a prepared statement that the boy managed to free himself, run for help and underwent medical treatment.

Welch's report claims that the 5-foot-3 and 115-pound Claudio identified himself as a previously registered sex offender and was taken into custody.

A check of the online Megan's Law sex offenders database won't locate Claudio's entry. His prior sex crime conviction happened before he became an adult, according to police. Juvenile offenders are not included in the state's searchable database.

Records show Claudio is being held inside the Orange County Jail with, at least at the moment, no chance for bail. The pending charges include sodomy of a minor, and lewd and lascivious conduct with a child under 14 years old. He's scheduled to appear in court on March 13.

Tustin PD wants possible witnesses to contact Investigator Pam Hardacre at 714-573-3248.

It is a serious crime for an adult to engage in any sexual activities with a minor, especially ones who are under 14 years old.

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22 comments
Untouchable
Untouchable

what a lil sick joto fvck....this mariposa should be kept away from real homophobic manly men like me, i would rip his lil verga off for scarring this poor innocent kid

Queen07
Queen07

I hope he gets the train in jail and drops all the bars of soap he is given

William Akers
William Akers

The perp's stats make him the size of a 13 or 14 year old, which makes him around the same size as the victim.  How was he able to get as far as sodomizing someone his own size without the victim yelling, getting away, etc.?

Pumpuy2010
Pumpuy2010

Just curious as why he turned himself in to the police. One report states he telephoned police and another states he approached a community services officer on the street. 

Karencmcgrath714
Karencmcgrath714

This use to be my superivsor at John Wayne airport how the hell is that possible I use to give him rides home I'm sick to my dam stomach I'm shampooing my car seats n my question is why was he able to work there I'm so a shamed at air port police after 9 11 and all

mitch young
mitch young

Congrats on actually having a local OC event advertise on your site (the 'warrior dash'. I suspect that as it is sponsored by the OC Register, either its the advertising equivalent of a sympathy fuck, or else one of Gustavo's many cousins works at the Register's marketing department. Still, it's a start.

macdoodle
macdoodle

Statistics show that people who are attracted to children instead of adults were often assaulted themselves as children, most of them are men.I wish there was more help and success to fix them  before they become the perpetrators . It as worked for some.There is also human trade of children and adults for sex that needs more reporting and action to get rid of it.

The Big B
The Big B

I think he should have his little weeny cut off in public before he is thrown in prison.  But then they would take him to a nice hospital and spend a ton of the taxpayers money treating him.  A rope with a noose would be more effective.

SugeAveryLemonade
SugeAveryLemonade

Whatever happened to sexual deviants hanging out in park and rest stop bathrooms? There's plenty of willing people to have sex with. Why is this piece of shit raping kids?? It's ok though. Mr. Loose Booty is going to get all the dick he can handle and more where he's going.

mitch young
mitch young

I thought the same thing, too. So here's my wild scenario. The kid has been subjected to  'gay is cool' propaganda for most of his life (see Glee), so thought he'd give it a try (because, contrary to popular belief, there is an element of choice in sexual identity). But he has buyer's remorse (and a sort sphincter) after his little tryst, so goes running to the cops. 

Pat
Pat

Warrior Dash is local? Lake Elsinore is part of OC? Good job

Ssilva7728
Ssilva7728

In response to macdoodle...bad things, even horrible things, happen to people a lot (Jaycee Dugard and Elizabeth Smart come to mind.)  Most don't victimize others.  We've lost judgement and shame in our society.  Please don't give this monster one little tiny bit of sympathy.  There isn't help, and there isn't success in this...they need locked up.  We have plenty of jail space...despite what politicians would like us to believe...and we have plenty of desert land on which more could be built. 

Lori
Lori

He's not a nigga, blind fool!  He's an illegal!

Bill T.
Bill T.

The last I heard these guys are sequestered from the prison population as a whole. They tend not to last long if mixed in.

Streets
Streets

Mitch, Mitch, Mitch..............only a Gay Republican could come up with that type of rationalization...................

gustavoarellano
gustavoarellano

Now spinning apologies for rapes? You've hit a new low, a low none of us are surprised you've reached.

mitch young
mitch young

Well, compared to the Miami, Dallas, or Phoenix ads it is. 

macdoodle
macdoodle

HUh? i wote " I wish there was more help and success to fix them  before they become the perpetrators . It as worked for some. " It IS a shame someone else was injured because he didnt get proper help,  maybe as a victim,  or for sure when he was an underage offender.  Changing behaviors  is a lot  more successful when people are younger or first time offenders. It's not so successful when the problem becomes ingrained and violence is added in.

Streets
Streets

I like the fact that on occasion your honest, you argue the accusation of rationalizing, but don't have a problem with the "Gay Republican" comment.  Sometimes your o.k.........

mitch young
mitch young

I'm not 'rationalizing' anything, but I'm trying to figure out how this could have happened with no-one noticing anything. 'Sex' with a minor and in a public restroom are still both illegal.But how does a 13 year old kid get 'lured' to a bathroom with another dude, and then get sodomized with no one hearing? Was there a weapon involved? Tthat would make it more understandable, but none is mentioned. As it stands now the thing sounds totally hinky.

mitch young
mitch young

Dude, I'm trying to help one of your 'Raza' out, and this is the thanks I get?

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