At trial, Glenn’s attorney, Rosenbaum, initially told jurors that there was no evidence of illicit sexual activity, implying instead that prosecutors targeted him anew on sex-trafficking offenses to silence him.Rosenbaum described Glenn as the son of Kurdish Muslims who lived for a while in Latin America, where he learned to speak English, Spanish and Arabic fluently and became a valuable government computer contractor.
To qualify for removal under "Romeo and Juliet," the victim must have been at least 14 years old and the offender no more than four years older.
The sex must have been consensual, and the offender must not have additional sex offense convictions after the original offense.
' " said Argenziano, who served in the Senate as a Republican but is now registered with the Independent Party.
"We wanted to distinguish between a predator and kids in love, or thinking they're in love." Attorney Jason Cobb, 43, of De Funiak Springs has seen how the label destroys young lives.
“The jury worked long and hard during five days of deliberations,” Rosenbaum said on Wednesday.
“We will be working to appeal the outcome of this case.”The 12-person jury, which began deliberations last Thursday, found Glenn guilty of nine counts, including conspiracy, sex trafficking of a minor, attempting to engage in sex trafficking of a minor, sexual assault of a minor and possession of child pornography.
Nancy Argenziano introduced the Senate bill in 2007 after she realized that the sex offender database — aimed to expose the "real dirt-bags out there" — also targeted some offenders caught up in young love.
"I heard people say, 'Wait a minute, you're talking about the kid down the block who's dating a 17-year-old?
Glenn’s private life in Honduras came to light after FBI agents questioned one of his female victims. attorney’s office in South Florida charged Glenn with violating the Espionage Act for removing classified information from computers at the Army Southern Command’s Joint Task Force Bravo in Soto Cano Air Base in Honduras.