In Weaterford, Texas, James Kevin Pope has reason to be pessimistic about his release date. The child molester received 40 life terms for each sexual assault conviction plus another 20 years for three other crimes with children. The grand totalfrom tate District Judge Graham Quisenberry: 4.060 years.
Pope, 43, abused various girls over a two year period. The U.S. Secret Service found more than 200 images of child porn on his computer.
There is an old story in the defense bar of a criminal defendant given a 50-year sentence from a judge and exclaims, “but, Judge, I’m 45 now and I don’t think I can do all that time!” The judge responded, “Well, just do the best you can.”
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