CLEVELAND – An Exclusive 5 On Your Side investigation finds the man behind Monday’s Amber Alert was awarded custody of his two young daughters despite being convicted of sexually molesting a young girl.
William C. Roberts, 40, was captured Tuesday after he allegedly kidnapped his 15-year-old daughter Monday night outside a Brunswick K-Mart.
But court records show Roberts was charged with five counts of rape in 2005 and eventually pleaded guilty to gross sexual imposition, and served three years in prison.
That did not stop Portage County Juvenile Court a year ago from awarding Roberts – -a registered sex offender — custody of both his 15 and 11 year old daughters. [Read Full Article]