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Admitted child molester sent to prison

Posted: March 13, 2013 - 11:04am  |  Updated: March 13, 2013 - 11:33am
Landon "Dock" Norman III, 41,was sentenced Wednesday to 15 years in prison after he pled guilty to several sex charges.   Columbia County Sheriff's Office
Columbia County Sheriff's Office
Landon "Dock" Norman III, 41,was sentenced Wednesday to 15 years in prison after he pled guilty to several sex charges.

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A Grovetown man accused of molesting two teen girls was sentenced to prison Wednesday.

At sentencing hearing in Columbia County, Landon “Dock” Norman III, 41, pled guilty to first degree cruelty to children, enticing a child for indecent purposes, child molestation and criminal attempt to influence a witness. Superior Court Judge J. Carlisle Overstreet sentenced Norman to 15 years in prison followed by 10 years on probation and a $1,500 fine.

Overstreet also sentenced Juliana Erin Key, 31, of Augusta, to a year on probation under the First Offender Act after she pled guilty to criminal attempt to intimidate a witness.

Norman is accused of inappropriately touching a then-16-year-old girl in early 2010. She initially recanted, but then cooperated after the second victim went to authorities.

He’s also accused of touching a 14-year-old girl in his car at Riverside Park in June 2011. The acts, which were consensual, according to District Attorney Rex Myers, include touching and oral sex. Norman and the girl knew each other from the park, where his son and her brother played ball together.

Norman and the teen also carried on a sexually explicit relationship on Facebook and the pair exchanged nude photos.

After his October 2011 arrest, Myers said Norman enlisted the help of Key and a fellow inmate at the Columbia County Detention Center to intimidate the victim and possibly vandalize her home in an attempt to coerce her to change her story. The inmate told jailers. Key was arrested in December 2011 and was released after posting bond.

Norman has been held in the jail without bond since his arrest. He was initially charged with several sex charges including aggravated sodomy, child molestation, aggravated child molestation, sexual battery and electronically furnishing obscene material to a minor.

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Good thing he admitted it...

Or a mysterious letter could show up to his wife saying he didn't do it and the public would be up in arms to call for his immediate release.



I'm outraged at the verbage used in this report that claims that the sex acts were "consensual". It is impossible for a minor to give consent to a sex act, thus the reason it is a crime. By saying the acts were "consensual" are you saying the victim wanted to be sexually abused and taken advantage of? Shame on District Attorney Myer if he truly made such a horrific statement and shame on Valerie Rowell for putting it in print.



So you are outraged by the truth being reported? The outrage should be towards the person who committed the act, NOT the D.A. or the person reporting the news story as given in public trial record.


My outrage is at the District

My outrage is at the District Attorney, as stated in my comment. Personally if I had been reporting this story I would have left out the offensive and ignorant comment or called the DA on having used it. Of course the outrage is felt towards the offender, but this ignorant statement only perpetuates the victimization of the young girls who suffered these terrible acts. I only hope these girls know that not everyone assumes they were willing participants in their abuse.


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