Tuesday, May 27, 2008

Terry Banks - Repeat Sex Offender

"25% of all sex offenders re-offend within 15 years"
.........Sarah Tofte

A registered sex offender is behind bars, accused of forcing two women to perform sex acts on each other.Metro police said Terry Banks randomly picked a residence on Heywood Avenue early Sunday morning, robbed the women inside the home and forced them to perform sex acts on each other. He then fled to a nearby home.Banks was arraigned Tuesday on kidnapping and several burglary charges.

Two of the victims were hospitalized after what a family member called a "severe beating." A victim's relative said Banks hit the women. According to arrest slips, he allegedly blindfolded and robbed the two.Banks is a lifetime registered sex offender. He was sentenced in 1987 to 20 years and served 17 years for two counts of kidnapping, sodomy, rape and robbery.

13% of all new sex crimes is committed by someone
who is already on the sex offender registry
..........Sarah Tofte, Human Rights Watch

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