Monday, September 21, 2009

Donald Wayne Baxley - Receives ONLY 18 MONTHS for child molestation

A Cantonment man has been sentenced to 18 months in prison and a lengthy probation in a case were he was accused of molesting a child under 12.

Donald Wayne Baxley, 50, was arrested June 26, 2008, and charged with sexual assault on a victim under 12, molestation of a child under 12, and lewd and lascivious conduct.

The assault and molestation charges were dropped. Baxley received the 18 month sentence from Circuit Court Judge Frank Bell on the lewd and lascivious conduct charge.

Baxley will be on probation for 10 years after his release. He will also be required to register as a sex offender. Baxley was also ordered to pay $619 in court costs.

Baxley was originally arrested for molesting the child under 12 on June 26, 2008.

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

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