Feathered Bastard

Accused Child Molester Chris Simcox, ex-Employee of Doug Ducey's iMemories, Spurns Plea Offer, Wants to Go to Trial

During a November 4 settlement conference before Judge Joseph Welty, presiding criminal judge of the Maricopa County Superior Court, Welty described in stark terms the situation faced by former minuteman leader Chris Simcox.

Charged with multiple counts of child molestation involving two little girls, one his own daughter, he can either accept a deal from the county attorney, plead guilty to attempted molestation, and do 7 to 10 years in prison, or he can proceed to trial and risk spending the rest of his life behind bars for committing dangerous crimes against children.

See also: -Doug Ducey and the Stain of Simcox: Sources Say Accused Child Molester Chris Simcox Had Access to Families' Home Movies while Working for iMemories

Ever arrogant, even while dressed in jailhouse stripes, the man his enemies once mockingly called "the little prince" insisted that he have his day in court, despite the consequences or the fact minors will be compelled to testify against him.

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Stephen is a former staff writer and columnist at Phoenix New Times.
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