By Jonathan Safran, Attorney and David Wolf, Attorney
Published by Child Injury Lawyer Network
The Mayor of Racine, Wisconsin – Gary Becker – was arrested on five felony counts for his internet chats and arranging for a meeting with a 14 year old to have sex with the 14 year old. In actuality, the 14 year old online was an undercover agent with the Wisconsin State Division of Criminal Investigation. Mayor Becker previously had taken his computer to a city employee for have some work done on it. The technician found child pornography on the Mayor’s computer. Thereafter, the State Division of Criminal Investigation had undercover agents engage in chats with the Mayor. Mayor Becker had engaged in these chats before.
Child predators should be removed from office as Mayor. Furthermore, the City of Racine deserves to have somebody smarter in office. The Mayor’s intelligence and judgment can both be called into question as well. Let’s see – he brought his computer into a city office with child pornography on it. Then, Mayor Becker, who is the Mayor of a Wisconsin City, arranges for a meeting with a 14 year old girl for sex. This married father of two lacks any judgment to run a City that affects the lives of many other people.
You can read more about the criminal investigation and arrest of Mayor Gary Becker at Racine, Wisconsin Mayor Charged with Five Felony Counts – Arrested at Food Court.
Soon after the incident and the arrest, Mayor Gary Becker resigned as Mayor of Racine, Wisconsin. You can read more about his decision to resign at Mayor of Racine, Wisconsin Resigns After Sex Sting Arrest at Mall.