New York Judge Sentences White Rapist To 8 Years Probation And No Prison Time For Sexually Abusing 4
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Oh, to be young and white while going through America's criminal justice system.
20-year-old New Yorker Christopher Belter was a teenager when he raped and sexually abused four teenage girls on separate occasions during parties at his parents' home. In 2019, he pleaded guilty to felony charges of third-degree rape and attempted first-degree sexual abuse, as well as two misdemeanor charges of second-degree sexual abuse. On Tuesday, a white judge decided jail time wasn't "appropriate" for these especially heinous crimes and that eight years probation and a stern warning not to do it again made for a more suitable punishment.... Read more