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By the age of 19, Peter Chapman was already serving a seven year sentence for two rapes.
In the years that followed he would fall under suspicion for a number of attacks on women, but continue to take advantage of a strained justice system to evade detection.
And as he looked for his next opportunity to vent his mounting rage against females, Chapman would find the online world was a new way to feed his need to hurt women, and would strike with devastating consequences.
In 2010, Chapman was jailed for at least 35 years for the kidnap, rape and murder of innocent teenager Ashleigh Hall. By the time he committed the crime he was already on the sex offender ­register after raping two prostitutes at knifepoint on Teesside.
Despite his record, Chapman was able to get on a computer course at a school - a training programme that would allow him to create an online persona to lure girls - including Ashleigh.
Angela Clarke, a writer who has researched the dangers of the internet for her novels, appears on show Written In Blood to talk about the case. She said: "This is a very sad and tragic example of how you can create an entire other persona online. Ashleigh was at home in a safe environment with her parents. Yet this danger came in through the internet.
"There are 44 million people who touch into Facebook every day in the UK alone. And with that there is a dark side."
By the time Chapman had got onto social media, he had already been jailed for two rapes and implicated in many more incidents of violence against women.

Living in a car Chapman created a fake persona

In 2009, Chapman was 33, alone, unemployed and homeless. He was emaciated and living in his car with little prospect of meeting women, so he turned to the web.
Angela added: "It's escalating again, he is like an addict he needs a hit, he needs the next big buzz. And that's what happens and he tries to move some of these young girls he has groomed into meeting him."
Online Chapman called himself Peter Cartwright or DJ Pete and used pictures of young men to present himself as an attractive 16-year-old, and get young girls to send him pictures.
Angela added: "At this point he has 3,000 friends on Facebook and all of them are female. They are all aged between 13 and 31. "
After a failed attempt to get a 15-year-old to meet him in Hartlepool, who fled when she saw him in the flesh.
Chapman changed his tactic when he arranged to meet Ashleigh Hall, who was just 17.
Having been disappointed before, he was prepared this time. Not wanting Ashleigh to flee when she saw him, he sent her a message to say that his 'dad' would pick her up, and apologising for his 'father's' dishevelled appearance. He also used this as an excuse to say that his 'dad' wouldn't come in to meet Ashleigh's mum.
He used two mobile phones to continue his deception and picked Ashleigh up in his Ford Mondeo, posing as the 'dad'.
The teenager, who was studying childcare at college, had told her mum she planned to stay overnight at a friend's house and would be back the next morning.
Chapman took Ashleigh to a deserted layby and wrapped duct tape around her head, arms and legs before forcing her to perform a sex act. He then raped her and suffocated her.
He then drove to a service station and dumped her body in a ditch at Sedgefield in County Durham.

"I killed somebody last night"

Chapman drove around for hours, but was arrested after he was pulled up for driving with no insurance near Sedgefield. Once in the cells he is said to have confessed to killing a girl.
On CCTV footage recorded in the police station he said: "I killed somebody last night. I need to tell somebody from CID where the body is."
Police said he then led them to a ditch on farmland close to where his car was stopped. Ashleigh’s fully-clothed body was found in the ditch.
A report into the case by the Independent Police Complaints Authority found that police missed several chances to stop Chapman. His car came up 16 times on the Automatic Number Plate Recognition (ANPR) system before he was stopped and it took police in Merseyside nine months to notice that proper checks were not being made on him as a sex offender. A number of cases where he was implicated were also dropped.
Chapman used the internet to make contact with 2,981 girls aged between 13 and 31. His email account showed 100 young girls accepted him as a friend on the day he contacted Ashleigh.
Throughout his life he appeared to show anger towards sex workers, an anger which would extend to all females as he had two failed relationships.
"There seems to be a planned, almost campaign, to vent his rage on women," said Forensic Psychiatrist Professor Jeremy Coid.

A history of sexual offending

Chapman's offending began in his teens.
In 1993, at the age of 15, he was accused of sexual assault and four years later he was accused of rape by a girl he had befriended. Both cases were dropped.
At the age of 19 he kidnapped a sex worker, who he bound, raped and robbed at knifepoint. A couple of days later he did the same with a 24-year-old sex worker - driving around for 24 miles while holding her at knifepoint.
But he was so cocky, he told the prostitute what he had done days before and the second victim went to the police. He was found guilty of two counts of rape and kidnap and at the was sentenced to seven years in a young offender's institute, as he was branded a 'danger to women.'
Chapman served around half of his sentence and was required to sign the sex offenders' register.
In 2002 he relocated to Merseyside to live with a new girlfriend, who had a young child, but she threw him out when she found out he was a sex offender. Prof Coid said this may have been the trigger for him to develop his hatred of all females, sex workers or not.
He added: "This situation led him to think 'It's her, she's left him, it's her fault' and there is this displacement of his rage against women."
In 2002 Chapman was arrested on suspicion of rape of a sex worker in Cheshire but the case was dropped. In 2003 he was under suspicion again for a knifepoint rape, but the case was again abandoned.
Despite being on the sex offenders register and having to notify police of his whereabouts he roamed the country. In 2004 he was recalled to prison, jailed for another 15 months after he kept missing appointments.
He then went off the radar until 2006, taken advantage of an overworked probation service. In that year he enrolled on a computer course at a school.
By 2009 there was a warrant out for his arrest, after he fled the scene of a hit and run. He is believed to have moved 200 miles away at this point.
It was then that he turned to Facebook, and targeted Ashleigh.
He drove around for hours after dumping her body but was eventually arrested after police checked his number plate and found he was wanted for another driving offence.
And after he was put in a cell he told officers he had killed someone, keeping police guessing for hours as he didn't give his real name.
Chapman initially appeared to be intent on extending the torture for Ashleigh's family as he initially denied the charges, but changed his plea to guilty at his trial.
WINFIELD TWP — A suspected serial rapist who was arrested in Beaver County last month has been charged with raping a 17-year-old Butler County girl in 2014, after plying her with alcohol and marijuana.
Jonathan D. Vance, 31, of White Township, Beaver County, was arrested Aug. 8 by Pennsylvania State Police and charged in connection with one rape. But since then, investigators have located additional victims and filed more charges. As of this week, Vance had been charged with at least six rapes, most of them in Beaver County, and is a suspect in at least nine more, according to state police. He is being held in Beaver County Jail on a combined bond of $925,000.
The latest charge came on Tuesday, when state police in Beaver County filed counts of rape, involuntary deviate sexual intercourse, aggravated indecent assault and sexual assault against Vance, as part of a criminal complaint alleging he raped a 17-year-old girl at Bernie's Mobile Home Park in Winfield Township, Butler County, in December 2014.
In court documents, state police say that the victim contacted investigators on Aug. 14 and reported that Vance had sexually assaulted her on Dec. 1, 2014.
A full report will appear in the Butler Eagle.

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KALAMAZOO, Mich. (NEWSCHANNEL 3) - Accused serial rapist Calvin Kelly has been found not guilty on all charges and will be released within the next couple of hours.
Newschannel 3 was in the courtroom Thursday, for the verdict that stunned the prosecutor from the Michigan Attorney General's office.
Kelly was charged as a four-time repeat offender, and despite the DNA evidence linking him to the reported rape, the prosecutor says this came down to a he said, she said and the jury believed Kelly.
Kelly told the court that he did have sex with the woman who said she was raped, but he claimed it was consensual.
The prosecutor says a task force looking at sexual assault cases that had gone cold linked the truck driver to ten reported rapes from across the country.
However, the judge only allowed two of those cases to be included in this trial brought on by a woman who says she was raped at knife point in Kalamazoo back in 2008.
Now, nearly a decade later, Kelly is cleared on all charges.
The 60-year-old took the stand in his defense telling the jury those three women were prostitutes, not rape victims.
After deliberating for about five hours the jury came back with a verdict: not guilty on all four charges.
Kelly got emotional as the jury announced its verdict, crying while thanking the eight women and four men on the jury.
He is being processed for release right now and is expected to be free within a couple hours.

A smirking sex attacker has been sent to prison for 23 years for what a judge described as “a campaign of rapes”.
Vile Jamie Taylor had been convicted of 30 offences, many of which happened in Folkestone and Maidstone.
The 42 year old ex-bouncer’s 11-year reign of terror involved attacks with a number of weapons including a baseball bat, wine bottle, knives and a shotgun, Canterbury Crown Court heard.
Many of the sickening rapes took place while Taylor, now of Flimwell in East Sussex, was high on cocaine.
Taylor leaned back on a chair in the dock smirking and shaking his head as details of his “sexual lusts” were recited by the judge before sentence.
Prosecutor Vivian Walters revealed how his victim was still suffering nightmares from his brutal attacks and had been diagnosed by doctors as suffering from post traumatic stress disorder.
And when she went to the police to report the attack, she feared she wouldn’t be believed and might even be killed.
But two officers did believe her and began an investigation which resulted in Taylor being sent to prison.
The judge, Recorder Mark Van Der Zwart, commended Detective Constable Natalie Davidson and civilian investigator Nicholas Brown for their “exemplary” police work.
He added: “I want to commend these two officers, including former police officer Brown who carried on investigating this case.
“They have shown the highest standards of care and performed their duties in an exemplary way in the way they investigated and prosecuted this case.”
Many of the jury members returned to watch Taylor being jailed, after hearing horror accounts of rapes – including one in which he place a knife on the back of his victim as he carried out a savage and humiliating attack.
The judge said Taylor had shown contempt and had used cocaine regularly while carrying out “a catalogue of sexual brutality... a campaign of brutal rapes”.
He was jailed for 15 years for one series of attacks and the judge added another eight years for a further series, making a total of 23 years.

Serial sex attacker jailed for 'campaign of brutal rapes'  Paul Hooper 26 September 2017

COOK COUNTY CRIMINAL COURTHOUSE — A Cook County judge on Tuesday sentenced a man  to 110 years in prison for kidnapping and raping two girls and two young women at gunpoint in 2009.
"He deserves such a large sentence [because] what he did was so heinous and unforgiveable," Cook County Circuit Court Judge William Timothy O'Brien said of Jimmie Smith.
Smith, now 42, refused to attend his sentencing hearing Tuesday at a north suburban Skokie courthouse. The repeat felon appeared in court only briefly, flanked by four sheriff's deputies in tactical gear.
He did not speak on his behalf.
According to authorities, Smith abducted his female victims — ages 14, 14, 21 and 22 — while the young women were having a sleepover in Englewood in May 2009 and brought them to an abandoned garage in suburban Harvey.
Smith raped each victim, raped one with an object, and choked and smothered at least two victims until they passed out. He then left them, bound by rope and tape, inside the garage. The victims eventually escaped and reported the crime at a nearby business.
Since his initial arrest in May 2009, Smith has been accused of stabbing his public defender in the neck with a shank; trying to hire hit men to kill a prosecutor and a judge assigned to his case; having weapons inside Cook County Jail, where he's been held without bail pending trial since 2009; and filming his own talk show inside the jail on a contraband laptop.
The case was delayed many times as Smith cycled through judges and public defenders before finally deciding to defend himself.
In a surprise move in March 2016, Smith pleaded guilty to four counts of aggravated criminal sexual assault — just moments before his trial was slated to finally begin before O'Brien.
In a written statement Tuesday, one of Smith's victims said her "life was forever changed by a pedophile" who awoke her from bed and raped her on May 9, 2009, when she was just 14.
"Not only did he steal my innocence and my ability to trust," the survivor said, "he stole my virginity."
She called Smith a heartless monster and "spineless coward" who tortured her and and her fellow survivors over a two-day periodforcing the victims to go to the bathroom on a "filthy garage floor" like animals.
"If given the opportunity," the woman wrote in a statement that was read aloud to O'Brien, "there is no doubt [Smith] will continue to stalk, hunt ... and rape another child."
Another victim said in a letter she has been afraid of men, afraid of the dark and afraid to be alone since the 2009 attack. She recently quit a job that required her to work a night shift, she said, and has been regularly taunted by Smith with calls and letters from jail.
"For eight years," she said, "I have lived with feelings of shame and embarrassment. ... I am constantly afraid someone will break into my home and attack me."
Assistant Cook County State's Attorney Michelle Papa pointed out that Smith has previously been convicted of attempted murder, aggravated carjacking and hiding a fugitive — as well as four additional misdemeanors.
Defense attorney Daniel Coyne said Smith was conceived when his parents were 14 years old. His mother, who was 15 at the time of Smith's birth, regularly abused Smith; she surrendered the boy to his grandmother when he was eight years old.
Smith's father was never around, Coyne said.
Smith never completed elementary school and has been diagnosed with multiple learning disorders. He needed special attention and special-education classes, Coyne said, but received little to no help at home.
According to Coyne, Smith has a 20-year-old child. Smith has never held a job or completed any job training. At a 2015 hearing, Smith told O'Brien he'd suffered numerous head injuries over the years.
The judge on Tuesday could've sentenced Smith to a maximum of 120 years in prison. In court, O'Brien said he knocked off 10 years because he believes Smith showed genuine remorse by not forcing his victims to testify at a trial.
"As we are vividly reminded by the words of [Smith's] victims," O'Brien said Tuesday, rape "is one of the most egregious [crimes] in our society because of the continued victimization and suffering."
Rape victims "live life filled with nightmares and constant fears — even inside their own homes," he continued. "Besides the humiliation and stripping of one's dignity, their lives will never be the same."
Smith will be required to serve at least 85 percent of his sentence, or 93 ½ years, before he is eligible for parole, O'Brien said. Smith still has several pending criminal cases for his alleged jail behavior.

David Matterson, the serial rapist who broke into the Nantucket homes of several women over seven years and assaulted them for hours, was sentenced in Barnstable Superior Court to 20 years in prison.
Matterson, 37, pleaded guilty last month to four counts each of home invasion and kidnapping; three counts of aggravated rape in the commission of a felony; two counts of assault and battery with a dangerous weapon; and one count each of breaking and entering in the nighttime to commit a felony and assault with intent to rape.
The first of his four victims, who was raped at knifepoint in her Bartlett Road home in July 2008, told the court that she had waited “a very long time for this day.”
“I always tell myself that what this man did to me will never define me. It’s simply something that happened to me,” the woman said, stopping periodically to fight back tears. “This is no more than a chapter in my book, and today that chapter ends.”
In each incident, Matterson, a native of Jamaica who before his arrest had lived on Nantucket off and on for about a decade, entered the homes of women he did not know at around 4 a.m. armed with a knife, tied the women up and sexually assaulted them. Each woman awoke to find him on top of her, Cape and Islands Assistant District Attorney Tara Miltimore said.
The first three incidents resulted in rape charges, but in the fourth attack the woman fought with him and he struck her with a piece of wood, according to Miltimore’s statement of facts, which was read in court last month. The woman’s neighbor, who heard her screams, eventually yelled down to her, which caused Matterson to flee.
Investigators identified Matterson as a suspect by tracking sexual-enhancement pills left at the scene of one attack to an adult toy shop in Hyannis. They then obtained a surveillance video from the shop that showed him making a purchase.
After a seven-year investigation, police linked DNA found at some of the crime scenes to a soup container Matterson threw away outside an island restaurant.
He was arrested Oct. 20, 2015, at a job site on Cliff Road where he worked as a carpenter.
Matterson’s first victim told the court that every day for the past nine years she has gotten out of bed and made an effort not to let “this pathetic excuse for a human being” affect her life.
“I strongly believe with every fiber of my being that, if given the opportunity, he will do this again,” she said.
For the rest of the hearing, the woman sat in the courtroom surrounded by family and Nantucket and state police officers. She continuously fidgeted with her fingers as the man next to her draped his arm protectively across the bench behind her.
Another victim submitted a written impact statement but did not speak in court. The other two victims were out of state and did not attend the sentencing.
Judge Gary Nickerson accepted a plea agreement between the prosecution and the defense that included a sentence of 20 years at Massachusetts Correctional Institution-Cedar Junction in Walpole, with credit for time served, followed by 10 years of probation.
While on probation, Matterson will not be allowed to return to the island, must remain on GPS monitoring, not contact the victims or their families and reimburse the victims for any mental health or medical expenses they have paid since the attacks.
Matterson’s attorney, Stephen Hrones, called the sentence “very reasonable for all parties.”
While living on the island, Matterson was a good worker, had many friends and the support of a loving family, Hrones said.
“And then this came about, and it’s very serious,” Hrones said. “It is inexplicable why this all took place.”
Dressed in the same blue sweatshirt and jeans he has worn at every hearing since his arrest, Matterson looked at the courtroom floor throughout his sentencing.
Matterson was not responsive during a previous attempt to evaluate him after he collapsed in court last month. He will be required to undergo a mental-health evaluation in prison and take part in counseling if necessary.

Serial rapist Philip Wilson called it The Pink Drink.
He mixed it himself, and laced it with rape drugs such as GHB and Ketamine, only to bill it as a keep-the-party-going cocktail to his targets — mostly ByWard Market bar staff and their regulars.
But there was no party, just an apartment floor, where they lay incapacitated and unable to consent, let alone resist, as he raped them while videotaping it on his cellphone.
The heavy drugs left them blacked out for as long as four hours, and the women were left with no memory of the vicious sex attacks.
It was Wilson’s own shocking collection of rape videos that anchored the case against him, and on Thursday he was found guilty of secretly drugging, raping and videotaping 14 women from October 2013 until his arrest on March 11, 2015.
In some cases, Wilson, described as narcissistic during the judge-alone trial, would later send some of the disturbing images he had taken to his victims.
Ontario Superior Court Justice Charles Hackland found that Wilson, 33, slipped his victims stupefying drugs in a deliberate plot to sexually assault them on videotape. 
The judge also ruled that his girlfriend, who videotaped some of sex assaults, was a coerced accomplice who was miserably trapped in a severely abusive relationship. 
On the rape-video collection that secured Wilson’s convictions, Hackland said: “The accused’s videos demonstrate in a graphic and disturbing manner that the accused enjoyed sexually touching these women and taking close-up images of their genitals while they were either heavily drugged or comatose and he retained and collected these images for his own purposes. … None of the women were aware that they were being recorded and none had been asked or given permission, as the accused admitted.”
Wilson testified in his own defence at trial, claiming the women wanted to take rape drugs and that the sex was consensual. 
But Hackland didn’t buy his story, and flatly rejected Wilson’s testimony, saying it appeared as though he made it up as he went along.
The judge also noted that drug dealer’s testimony was self-serving and that he had a grandiose view of himself.
Wilson, seated in the prisoner’s box, showed no outward emotion as the guilty verdicts were delivered. The serial rapist also testified that he respected women, but the judge set the record straight, telling court the evidence showed that was a twisted detachment from reality.

At trial in June, and in the face of his own video evidence of him exploiting drugged-out women, Wilson finally said it was wrong.
Wilson, a longtime drug dealer to ByWard Market bar staff and their regulars, testified that it was “morally” wrong to exploit one of the victims after the court played a video of him sexually touching her when she was severely drugged.
Asked by his lawyer, Trevor Brown, at trial to explain why he did it, Wilson told court: “I was completely under the influence of a lot of drugs. I’m very disappointed in myself. … It’s wrong. Morally, it’s not right.”
After reviewing another video of another victim in court, he admitted that she was in no state to consent. Reviewing the video with a “sober and clear head,” Wilson testified: “I don’t believe she was able to consent.”
“Again, at the time, I was pretty intoxicated with drugs and alcohol,” Wilson told court.
Wilson said he was “overstepping my limit.”
“Now, looking at this (video), I am disappointed and embarrassed. I regret my actions,” Wilson told court.
The guilty verdicts Thursday marked a clear victory for Crown Attorney Meaghan Cunningham, who announced she will be filing a motion to declare Wilson a dangerous offender, which means, if successful, he would serve an indeterminate sentence.
That also means Wilson will not be sentenced for his sex crimes until the conclusion of the dangerous offender hearing, which has not yet been scheduled.
The horrifying case has shaken regulars and bar staff in the ByWard Market. Wilson was convicted on dozens of charges including sexual assault, drug trafficking, aggravated assault and administering a noxious drug for sex assault.
Wilson preyed on bar staff, usually when they showed up to his apartment after their shifts to buy drugs.
Wilson’s ex-girlfriend testified at trial and she was not just a key witness, but the reason Ottawa police cracked the case.
On March 11, 2015, around 2:30 a.m., a neighbour called 911 to report a domestic dispute in the apartment above hers on Nelson Street.
Wilson’s pregnant girlfriend was found bloodied, bruised and unconscious. She was hospitalized for several injuries, including a fractured vertebra. She lost the baby the next day.
Wilson was arrested on scene and Ottawa police found large quantities of drugs in his apartment — including cocaine, GHB and ketamine.
In an authorized search of Wilson’s apartment, police also seized his electronic devices and found the rape photos and videos. It was this key find that built the successful prosecution.

A California felon accused of raping an elderly woman in her apartment at a SeaTac assisted-living facility in July has been charged with another count of first-degree rape in connection with a violent sexual assault against a 32-year-old woman in April, according to King County prosecutors.

Louis Arbee II, 41, was booked into the King County Jail on July 22, two days after he is accused of crawling through a first-floor window and beating and raping a 71-year-old woman in her apartment, jail and court records show. He remains jailed in lieu of $1 million bail, charged with first-degree rape and first-degree robbery in that case.

Arbee was charged with raping a 32-year-old woman who he barricaded in his apartment for 15 hours in April, according to police and prosecutors. SeaTac police officers ended up kicking down Arbee’s door in order to rescue the woman, who had gone to Arbee’s apartment with a female acquaintance in order to sell Arbee some meth, charging papers say.

Arbee’s alleged victim was a stranger to him but he knew the other woman, who left Arbee’s apartment while the 32-year-old was in the bathroom retrieving the drugs from inside her bra, according to the charges.

When she came out of the bathroom and saw the other woman had gone, she tried to leave, but Arbee shoved his couch against the door, head-butted the woman and then made her undress while he held a knife to her throat, say the charges. He then forcibly injected her with what the woman believed was heroin and then raped her at least three times over the 15 hours she was held captive in his apartment, according to the charges.

Arbee told the woman she was his wife and that he planned to keep her in his apartment for a week before killing her, say charging papers.

When Arbee fell asleep, the woman — who had seen his address on a piece of mail — went into the bathroom and texted a friend, asking that he call 911 and providing the friend with Arbee’s address, say the charges.

Soon after, the woman heard officers yelling her name through a partially opened window and yelled back to them, which woke Arbee, according to the charges. He came into the bathroom and switched off the light, which enabled officers to determine which apartment the woman was in, say the charges.

Arbee remained in the bathroom while the woman ran into the bedroom as the officers kicked down the apartment door and pushed past the couch, charging papers say. They got the woman safely away. Arbee came out of the bathroom and claimed the woman was his wife, say the charges. He was placed under arrest.

The woman was taken to Harborview Medical Center and was reportedly confused due to the suspected drugs Arbee had injected her with, say the charges. While at the hospital, she declined to give officers a statement, so Arbee was released.

After Arbee was arrested for rape in July, detectives tracked down the 32-year-old woman, and she willingly agreed to participate in his prosecution, telling detectives she had been confused at the hospital and hadn’t understood what was going on, charging papers say.

Arbee spent 19 years in a California prison after being convicted in San Diego County in 1996 of attempted kidnapping, robbery, carjacking and eluding a police vehicle, a spokesman for the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation said in July. He was released March 7, 2015, and through an interstate compact agreement, had his community supervision transferred from California to Washington.

Accused rapist charged with raping second woman in SeaTac September 29, 2017 Sara Jean Green Seattle Times

STATEN ISLAND — A 14-year-old girl bit a serial sex assault suspect who attacked four women within an hour — with the wound tipping off investigators that they had their man, authorities said.
Taylor Hawkins, 27, of New Brighton, tried to rape three random women and attacked two others ranging in age from 14 to 64 in Topmkinsville, Clifton, Randall Manor and West Brighton early Tuesday morning, authorities said.
In the last incident, Hawkins got out of his black SUV and attacked the 14-year-old girl, who was waiting at the bus stop by Castleton Avenue and Havenwood Road at about 6:30 a.m., prosecutors said.
Hawkins dragged the girl to the ground, punched her in the face and then choked her, according to a criminal complaint. He then groped and tried to rape her, before she managed to bite him, causing him to run away, police said.
When police arrested Hawkins that night, officers knew they had the right person because he had a bandage where she bit him, the New York Daily News reported.
Hawkins first struck at about 2:35 a.m., when he tried to steal a woman's purse at Young and Targee streets before punching and slapping her in the face, prosecutors said.
He started his hourlong assault spree at about 5:30 a.m., when he grabbed a 50-year-old woman around her neck in front of 103 St. Paul's Ave., dragged her to the ground, choked her and groped, according to the complaint.
The woman screamed and Hawkins fled on foot, police said.
Hawkins then slapped a 64-year-old woman in the face while she was getting off an MTA bus at Henderson and Kissel avenues at about 6:20 a.m. before fleeing, authorities said.
Eight minutes later, he approached a 42-year-old woman waiting for a bus at Castleton Avenue and Hunter Place, threw her to the ground, groped her and said, "I'm going to rape you" while on top of her, prosecutors said.
A passerby yelled out to Hawkins, and he punched the victim in the face before fleeing, authorities said.
All four victims, who did not know Hawkins, were taken to Richmond University Medical Center, police said.
Police eventually arrested him Tuesday night inside the SUV they believed he used to flee the scenes of most attacks, the NYPD said.
He was arraigned and charged with criminal sexual act, sexual abuse, attempted criminal sexual act, attempted rape, strangulation, assault and attempted robbery, the Staten Island District Attorney's office said. His bail was set at $500,000.

HOUSTON (CN) — A serial rapist sexually assaulted a woman in 2011 and was not convicted of it until 2016, due to Houston officials’ indifference to a backlog of more than 6,000 untested rape kits, the woman says in a federal class action.
D.B. says in her lawsuit that in April 2011 a man later identified as David Lee Cooper saw her walking in Houston and offered her a ride. She declined, she says, but she did tell Cooper her car was not running.
“Cooper then said he was a mechanic. D.B. could see his hands were oily indicating he might be a mechanic,” according to the Sept. 24 complaint.
Cooper persuaded her he was a mechanic and she let him drive her to her apartment, where he inspected her car and said it needed a new motor. He asked for a drink of water and she took him inside her apartment to get some, she says.
Cooper turned violent and threw D.B. to the floor and repeatedly struck her, bit her several times, and raped her,” the complaint states.
She managed to escape and ran from the apartment, and with Cooper in pursuit, encountered a male friend, who chased Cooper. “Cooper ran to his vehicle and fled,” the lawsuit states.
D.B. says she called Houston police and a relative took her to a Houston hospital, “where a SAKS rape kit was done.” The hospital gave her anti-STD drugs but told her they were not 100 percent effective.
A Houston police officer took the rape kit to the Houston Police Department “ostensibly for testing and to be used as evidence in the investigation of the sexual assault and rape,” she says. But the city let it sit untested for five years.
However, a Houston police detective called her and asked her why she was “on Bissonnet,” a street known as a prostitution track, implying that she was a prostitute.
The HPD detective made it seem the rape was her fault and discouraged D.B. from filing a report as it was unlikely the suspect would be caught. The HPD detective never showed up at D.B.’s residence or requested that he meet D.B.,” the complaint states.
Police let her rape kit languish in an evidence room for five years, and she heard nothing about it until the Harris County District Attorney’s Office contacted her in 2016 and told her tests showed it had genetic material that matched Cooper’s DNA, D.B. says in the complaint.
She learned that Cooper’s DNA had been in an FBI database since 1991, and that he had been charged with rape in 1991 and 1994. His rap sheet includes convictions for attempted kidnapping, home burglary and DUI, according to the complaint.
D.B. sued Houston, Mayor Sylvester Turner, Police Chief Art Acevedo and several of their predecessors.
Quality control problems led the city to shut down its police crime lab in 2002. To regain public trust, former Houston Mayor Annise Parker spearheaded creation of the Houston Forensic Science Center, which took over nearly all HPD’s forensic investigations in 2014.
The center immediately started testing a backlog of 6,663 rape kits, some dating back to the 1980s, and by February 2015 it had tested them all, according to its website.
D.B. says the center’s testing helped prosecutors tie Cooper to several other attacks, and he pleaded guilty in December 2016 to raping her in 2011, to the 2002 sexual assault of a child and to a 2009 sexual assault.
David Lee Cooper is a serial rapist who could have been stopped in 1991, 1994, 2002, 2005 and in 2009 before he sexually assaulted and raped D.B.,” the complaint states.       

D.B. seeks to represent two subclasses of more than 6,000 women and several hundred children: one group whose rape kits were not timely sent by Houston or Harris County law enforcement for testing; the other who were sexually assaulted by serial rapists due to the lack of prompt testing.
She seeks damages for negligence, personal injuries, failure to protect, and violations of due process and equal protection.
She also wants a special master appointed to oversee the city’s rape investigations.
She is represented by Houston attorneys Randall Kallinen, Charles Peckham and Roy Rodney.
Peter Stout, CEO and president of the Houston Forensic Science Center, is also a defendant.
Stout declined to comment on the lawsuit for the Houston Chronicle, but he touted the center’s work on rape kits.
“Since taking over management of the Houston Police Department’s forensic operations in 2014, HFSC has eliminated legacy and incoming backlogs of sexual assault evidence. A legacy backlog inherited from HPD that dated back to the 1980s has been eliminated. HFSC’s goal is to have a sustainable, average 30-day turnaround time for all evidence, including that which is related to sexual assault,” he told the Chronicle.
Houston’s troubled history with rape kits is part of a statewide problem. Texas officials reported in 2011 that the state had a backlog of 20,000 kits. Thanks in part to $11 million legislators earmarked in 2013 to process the kits, the backlog has been reduced to around 3,000, the Texas Tribune reported last week.
A new law written by state Rep. Victoria Neave, D-Dallas, aims to get the public involved in paying for rape kits. Starting in 2018, Texans applying for and renewing driver’s licenses and identification cards, can donate funds to test rape kits, the Tribune reported.

7,000 rape cases 24 maggio 2017

The Public Prosecutor demanded 6 years in prison against Ron O. from Tilburg in court on Monday. The 47-year-old man is accused of raping 11 women and sexually assaulting a 12th, ANP reports.
O. performed physical examinations, including internal vaginal and anal examinations, on his victims. They thought that he was qualified to do so, and only afterwards discovered that he was not really a doctor. 
The Tilburg man confessed to posing as a doctor and examining the women, but did his best to make his role seem as small as possible. Between 2008 and 2015 he paid his victims to let him examine them, according to the news wire. He claims that he only did so to "help them financially". The more intimate the examination, the more he paid - sometimes involving hundreds of euros per examination. According to him, he did not rape or assault the victims.
O. repeated several times that he did not examine the woman for sexual pleasure, only to help them. 
The victims told the court that they only agreed to the examinations because they thought O. was a doctor or scientist, and qualified to perform them. 
According to the Public Prosecutor, the man abused the women's trust. The Prosecutor considers it proven that he raped the women.
The Western Cape High Court sentenced Cape Town serial rapist Ayanda Ndziweni (31) to life behind bars and 115 years. The sentences will run concurrently.
In addition, Ndziweni’s name will be added to the national sex offenders register.
Ndziweni terrorised women in the Kraaifontein area between 2011 and 2014.
Last month, he pleaded guilty to a range of charges which included five counts of rape, one count of attempted rape, two counts of kidnapping, three counts of sexual assault, three counts of robbery with aggravating circumstances, one count of attempted robbery and one count of compelling children to witness sexual offences.
Acting judge Deidre Kusevitsky, in her sentence, described the trauma and terror experienced by the youngest victim who was just 13-years-old when she was attacked: “The accused took her to the other side of the railway line and forced her to lie down and undressed her. He asked her if she knew how many minutes it took to kill someone. He told her 2 minutes and she begged him not to kill her. He threatened to kill her if she refused. He then proceeded to rape her”.
The child cried continuously after the rape and a few months later her mother noticed that her “stomach did not look right”. She was medically examined and found to be pregnant. The pregnancy was terminated at 13 weeks.
“The complainant was shocked, afraid and sad afterwards. She developed nightmares about the incident and could not sleep. She cried every day. She became fearful of men irrespective if they were family or not. At some stage, she contemplated suicide because she was of the view that there was no longer a reason to live.”
In another incident in October 2014, he attacked three girls, aged 13, 16, and 17 years of age. He forced the younger two girls to undress and watch as he raped the 17-year-old girl.
“She begged him to let them go but he refused. He also threatened that he would stab her if she made a noise. He put the blade of the knife next to her head in the sand and proceeded to rape her in the presence of the two younger girls who were crying throughout the ordeal.”
Kusevitsky said all of the victims would benefit from psychological intervention.
“In this regard it can be said that the system dismally failed the complainants… All of the women who testified in aggravation of sentence stated that they did not receive any or adequate counselling, and it was patently clear that all of the complainants were still visibly traumatised and emotionally scarred by their ordeal.”
She said his motive was not to steal. Rather, he had a more sinister agenda, “given the modus operandi utilised by the accused, choosing a quiet area located near an open field or bushes, approaching his victims from behind, starting with small chatter and then pouncing, he could be described as a serial rapist or sexual predator”.
Ndizweni was caught after sending one of his victims call me back messages from his employer’s phone. He had asked the terrified 26-year-old, who had been attacked on her way to work, to give him her number and she was too scared to refuse. When she started receiving the messages from a number she didn’t recognise, police were able to trace it and subsequently arrested the acccused.
His DNA also linked him to the cases.
Kusevitsky said atrocities committed against women and children continue unabated and a clear message needed to be sent: “That the Western Cape specifically is ravaged by an endemic war waged on our woman, girls and babies, is a scourge of such momentous proportion that not one week goes by when the community is confronted by yet another incident of an attack and rape of a woman or girl child.
“That the community looks to the courts for justice is but a small measure of consolation for a person who has been physically violated, whose dignity has been impaired, for a girl whose confidence has been shattered and for a 13- year old girl -whose innocence was so violently and callously taken away and in her case – her nightmare continued when it emerged that the accused had in fact impregnated her.”
The National Prosecuting Authority welcomed the sentence and hoped it sent the message that crimes against women and children were being taken seriously.

Life and 115 years behind bars for Cape Town serial rapist 21.9.2017

Two men who have been linked to almost two dozen rape cases have left police worried that serial rapists are on the loose across the island.
One of the men, in Portmore, St Catherine, is scheduled to appear on 15 identification parades based on consistencies in the details of victims' reports in as many cases.
The other suspect, in St Ann and St Mary, was arrested and charged with eight counts of sexual offence, all committed since the start of the year. The man, who was positively identified during identification parades, was out on bail, having been previously charged by the Counter-Terrorism and Organised Crime Investigation Branch for kidnapping and robbery.
Head of the Centre for the Investigation of Sexual Offences and Child Abuse (CISOCA), Superintendent Charmaine Shand, is warning that there are more arrests to come as detectives continue to pursue coordinated investigations across several police divisions into incidents of forcible abductions, rapes, and other sexual assaults and robbery against young females by men purporting to be taxi operators.

Serial Rapists

These are just two of several rape suspects arrested by the CISOCA in collaboration with other police personnel recently in St Catherine, Kingston and St Andrew, St Ann, and St Mary.
"We believe there are other active serial rapists out there based on other cases that we have in the Corporate Area especially," Shand told The Sunday Gleaner.
"The established modus of these criminals is that they operate as taxi drivers and pick up unsuspecting females, mostly between the ages of 15 and 24, then brandished weapons, forcibly abduct, blindfold and sexually assault the victims.
"The attackers sometimes operate alone or with other criminals posing as male passengers seated in the back of the taxi. Weapons used include guns and knives while both red plate and private plate taxis are used by these criminals."
Shand was only able to provide figures for the Corporate Area which show that, since April, there have been seven cases reported that fit the profile within Kingston and St Andrew - four of which have occurred since the start of the school term. There have also been seven similar reports in Portmore since the start of the year.

Current Investigations

The police are currently investigating reports of incidents where females boarded taxis and were taken away from Half-Way Tree, Hope Road vicinity in Liguanea, bus stops in the vicinity of the University of Technology, Torrington Bridge, South Camp Road, downtown Parade in Kingston, Braeton Parkway, Greater Portmore, Portmore Mall, Gregory Park, Cedar Grove in St Catherine and Mammee Bay in St Ann.
Some of the places where the victims have been taken and sexually assaulted include Eastwood Park Road, Hope Road, Ocean Boulevard, Stanton Terrace, Lady Musgrave Road in Kingston, Dunbeholden, East Henderson Drive, Greater Portmore, Grange Lane, and Gregory Park in St Catherine.
"Even as we believe we have made major breakthroughs in these investigations, we are urging all persons who have been or know of others who have been victims of sexual assaults, especially where it involves persons operating taxis, to report to the police," Shand said. "We are determined to identify, arrest and bring to justice every person involved in these crimes."

Another man linked to the #TaxiRapes 21 agosto 2017

Two women, who were raped in Westville this month, are thought to be the latest victims of a suspected serial rapist in the area.

Police spokespeople were not able to comment on Monday but a source close to investigations confirmed that an incident had been reported on Friday and Reaction Unit South Africa (Rusa) posted on Facebook that it had been called on to help.

According to The Mercury’s source, another woman was assaulted in the same spot less than a week earlier and these two cases bring the total number being investigated as the work of this one suspect, to at least 13 since last September.

In July, The Mercury first reported that the man was on the police’s radar and that his modus operandi seemed to involve using the promise of jobs to lure desperate women away to the secluded spot.

Apparently, he takes them on taxis to meet with “prospective employers” and gets off with them on the M19 highway, between the Dunkeld Road and Blair Atholl Road bridges.

He takes them along one of the footpaths and then rapes them and/or forces them to perform oral sex on him.

Police say the man has a scar on his face and that he is missing a tooth.

Apparently, he is in his thirties, of an average height and build and has tattoos on his torso and arms.

SERIAL RAPISTS 45 21 settembre 2017

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