Comments for: Anson man gets life sentence for 2010 rape in Pa. forest

Posted Aug. 01, 2012, at 6:40 p.m.
Last modified Aug. 01, 2012, at 8:21 p.m.

A Maine man with a lengthy record was sentenced Wednesday in federal court in Erie to life in federal prison for kidnapping and raping a 20-year-old woman near Kinzua Dam, in the Allegheny National Forest, in 2010. Mike Beaulieu pleaded guilty in March to kidnapping and carrying a firearm during …

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  • Boogie_Bangor

    An appropriate sentence for someone who CANNOT be rehabilitated.

  • Anonymous

    I wonder what his sentence would be in a Maine state court if he’d done the same thing in Maine.

    Any guesses?

    • Anonymous

       probably a second offense…..

    • Anonymous

      10 months……if that.

  • Anonymous

    Let’s bring that judge to Maine!

    • He is a federal judge, most people don’t complain about them. It is the state ones folks love to complain about.

  • Anonymous

    Maine, soft on crime!

    • Anonymous

       unless the crime is soft drug

  • Anonymous

    Justice !!    

  • Sam Thomas

    YAY!!! Was the judge’s name Harvey Dent?

  • Anonymous

    So he’s 37, 40 years to live let’s say.  At 50k a year that’s $2,000,000 to incarcerate this scum.  The sentence was great, but the death penalty would be better.  Long rap sheet and admitted to the crime?  Do it.

    Some may think it is insensitive but in my book rape deserved capitol punishment just as much as murder, especially when it involves a child or in this case a young women with a whole life to live.

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