By , Mount Vernon News
December 9, 2009, 2:42 pm

MOUNT VERNON — The Ohio Justice League feels the doors of justice were closed today on a Knox County woman when Knox County Common Pleas Court Judge Otho Eyster ordered her affidavit “in support of arrest or prosecution” be referred to the Knox County Prosecutor.

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9 Responses to “Judge sends back rape case to prosecutor”

  1. kathy

    A tape, pictures, letters, that were not presented to the grand jury either? No wonder they didn’t indict him without all the evidence and the judge sent it back to be investigated.

    If there is a problem within the prosecuter’s office, then lets discuss it rationally and make changes, if necessary, next election if not before.

  2. John C. Davidson

    That is why this paper is to be commended for bringing it to the public’s attention. It is the last resort we have to discover the truth in this matter. Whether or not, there is merit, only further revelations will determine that. If there is a problem within the prosecuter’s office, then lets discuss it rationally and make changes, if necessary, next election.

  3. Val

    Very interesting, just not surprising. Wonder how many others would share in that type of complaint? Evidence not acknowledged I suppose would justify a no meret of a crime would you say? Like no violation for failing to follow no contact orders that the Judge ordered himself & then denied further protection? Like I said interesting & sad! This is our Judicial System>>>WOW!

  4. Val

    I bet you may have a point! If she is a Victim yes I am behind her also! However we know where we are & we may know of similar cases, even originating from other counties, so I believe the weight of this will rest on the shoulders on The Justice League Ohio to “follow through” & media that will bring this to public light, to demand laws that hold all accountable that silences the Victims & denies them their rights by Ohio Laws!

  5. Val

    Well I believe that this case may not be an isolated example of how evidence is ignored in hearings. Perhaps the Justice League will check a little deeper & find that this type of act has been occurring in other cases that result in further mental abuse to the victims?

  6. Val

    Oh I agree completely! Something very horrendous is wrong & by experience it effects all Victims! I believe it can be classified as silencing victims to prevent prosecution. If it was bogus then let it be proven by analysis of the evidence not ignoring the evidence &/or denieing Civil Rights!

  7. hazeleyes

    I bet the judge didn’t even look at the evidence before him, here in this county there seems to be lacking a Justice System! This Jane Doe has her work cut out for her, but I am behind her all the way!

  8. John C. Davidson

    It seems to me that it is not up to the judge to handle this, but charges should be filed through the prosecuters office. The judge does not issue warrants, he certifies them as legal documents under the law.

    Something is wrong in this situation and under the circumstances, should not become a public issue due to the great harm it would bring if the charges were bogus.

  9. am

    They have a tape and pictures???
    Curious to know if the judge looked at them, you would think if they had any proof he would of issued a warrant?