Jane Velez-Mitchell says tougher penalties are needed to keep sex offenders from committing more crimes. Her family holds out hope she is still alive. On December 2nd, she went to the posh Manhattan nightclub Marquee to blow off some steam with her friend.
A New York sex offender has been sentenced to 23 years in prison after admitting that he suffocated an aspiring dancer from Texas and dumped her body 85 miles away. Michael Mele of Wallkill also received five years' post-release supervision. Mele pleaded guilty in January to manslaughter in the death of Laura Garza.
Michael Mele25, of upstate Wallkillwas the prime suspect in Garza's disappearance from the start. He was indicted just weeks before he was to be sprung from prison on a charge of failing to change his address while on probation for a sex offense. Prosecutors shed no light on how the dancer was slain on Dec.
Mele, 26, of Wallkill, pleaded guilty in January to manslaughter in the death of Laura Garza. The year-old Garza disappeared in after Mele picked her up at the Marquee nightclub in Chelsea. Garza had moved to Brooklyn from McAllen, Texas, five months before she disappeared. She lived in an apartment on Shore Road and had hopes of becoming a professional dancer.
A convicted sex offender who was the last person seen with a year-old Brooklyn woman who vanished on Wednesday has been linked by DNA evidence to an unsolved sex crime in New Jersey, the authorities said on Monday. The sex offender, Michael Mele, 23, of Middletown, N. The search continued on Monday for the missing woman, Laura Garza, who was last seen with Mr.
Mele pleaded guilty Monday, Jan. Mele, a convicted sex offender who picked up the aspiring dancer from Texas at a Manhattan nightclub three years ago, admitted Monday that he killed Garza in his upstate apartment because she became upset that he had a girlfriend. GOSHEN AP -- A sex offender suddenly admitted Monday that he suffocated an aspiring dancer from Texas he met at a Manhattan nightclub, stuffed her body into a laundry basket and dumped her 85 miles away in the Pennsylvania woods.
Updated: September 5, am. Santa Maria Police Department detectives arrested five sex offenders for parole violations Wednesday during a citywide enforcement operation. During the operation, detectives contacted, interviewed and searched 11 sex offenders living within the city, a department spokesman said.
The search continued on Sunday for Laura Garza, the year-old Brooklyn woman who vanished on Wednesday and was last seen with a convicted sex offender. The authorities also sought other women whom the sex offender may have approached. The sex offender, Michael Mele, 23, was in the Rockland County Jail, where he was being held on a probation violation, according to Detective Lt.
Jump to a detailed profile, search site with google or try advanced search. According to our research of Massachusetts and other state lists, there were registered sex offenders living in Worcester as of September 05, The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Worcester is to 1.
Girlfriend of Jennifer Dulos' estranged husband arrested on new charges. By Laurel Babcock. The club-trolling sex fiend, who killed an aspiring Brooklyn dancer, will rot behind bars for at least two decades, an Orange County judge ruled today. The year-old Garza vanished in after Mele picked her up in at Marquee nightclub in Chelsea.