Another 'Lenient' Sexual Assault Sentence, Another Judge Under Fire
A petition to recall Judge Thomas Estes for giving a convicted rapist a light sentence has thousands of signatures.By Matt Picht | August 25, 2016
Once again, another student athlete has escaped jail time after being convicted of sexual assault, and once again the judge responsible for the lenient sentencing is under fire.
18-year-old David Becker pleaded guilty to indecent assault and battery after he was accused of sexually assaulting two women at a house party. Prosecutors asked for two years in jail, but Judge Thomas Estes sentenced Becker to two years of probation instead.