January 29, 2009
Caro, Michigan (The Weekly Vice) -- Melissa Sue Barry, a 29-year-old Michigan woman was charged Friday with repeatedly engaging in sexual activity with a 15-month-old baby.
According to Tuscola County prosecutors, Barry allegedly attempted to have sex with a 15-month-old male baby sometime in January 2009.
Prosecutor Mark Reene stated that "Barry is not a relative of the victim, but was residing with the victim and his family during the time the incidents occurred."
Barry was booked into the Tuscola County Jail on two counts of first-degree criminal sexual conduct, one count of second-degree criminal sexual conduct and three counts of third-degree child abuse. She is being held in lieu of a $150,000 bond.
Barry is schedule to appear in Tuscola County District Court again on Jan 30 and then again on Feb. 6 for a preliminary examination.
First-degree criminal sexual conduct carries a sentence of life in prison. Second-degree sexual criminal sexual conduct carries a penalty of 15 years in prison. Third-degree child abuse carries a maximum term of two years in prison.
The Weekly Vice Opinion:
If convicted of all charges....or even half of them.... her goose is officially cooked.
The Weekly Vice
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