Thursday, August 20, 2015

The case no one wants to talk about: Kailan Meserve

Two victims. A prominent family. And some testimony that reminds you of a case in Canada. (If that guy'd been stopped, some people would be alive today, there were warning signs.) Is it true? He is INNOCENT, of course, unless/until proven guilty. And, honestly, my heart goes out to his family. This has to be agonizing.

John Chiv warns: I do not normally preface posts I share from my blog. This particular case has graphic and disturbing testimony but it also exposes the exploitation of women in the weed industry and the information is important for public safety of this community and women.

Accused rapist in court for preliminary hearing - KRCR-TV/Lindsay Housaman
The preliminary hearing for an accused rapist continued in a Humboldt County courtroom on Thursday.
44-year-old Kailan Meserve faces charges to include forcible rape and forcible oral copulation.
Meserve's attorney says his client was being romantic, it wasn't rape; disses Deputy DA's remarks as “tawdry layering” - John Chiv/Words Worth Aug 20, 2015
Clanton's cross examination in Meserve case big on theatrics and short on facts - John Chiv/Words Worth Aug 20, 2015
"He began to undress her, physically covered her mouth when she tried to speak. She tried to crawl out of the bed and he would pull her hair to keep her on the bed." - John Chiv/Words Worth Aug 20, 2015

..."Jane Doe # 1 said that he told her she was his bitch and if she did not do what he wanted her to, he would freeze her and feed her to the animals."

"At one point in the interaction, he asked her if she had been with anyone else in Petrolia." Jane Doe # 1 told Ms. Baxley she had not been with anyone else and she told Meserve that, "he told her that if he found out she had been with someone else, he would cut her and feed her to the animals."

"He told her to take her clothes off. Jane Doe # 1 said he was becoming impatient how slowly she was removing her clothes. There was a bed in the trailer, no blankets. He forced her to give him oral sex, he started kissing her forcibly, her breasts and her neck, and biting them. She noticed they were sore for days after and there were some marks."...

Unfortunately, there's more.


One count dismissed, two counts not held to answer; Kailan Meserve held to answer on 14 counts including forcible rape - Aug 20, 2015
Kailan Meserve's preliminary hearing for alleged charges of sexual battery, kidnapping to commit crime, forcible oral copulation and 14 other counts now scheduled for Aug 19 - Aug 7, 2015
Kailan Meserve posted bail which was set at 2 million, is out of custody and out of town; preliminary hearing rescheduled - Jul 13, 2015
Judge Miles grants DA's PC 1275.1 motion in Kailan Meserve case, Russ Clanton joins as co counsel for Meserve - May 8, 2015
Two million Bail for Kailan Meserve remains set, Judge finds no unusual circumstances to deviate from schedule - May 6, 2015
Rest of media covers hearings on Trevor Bohn who did not face charges yet ignores any coverage of Dave Meserve's son or Hezekiah Allen - May 6, 2015
Bail raised to 2 million for Kailan Meserve charged with kidnap, rape by force and other serious charges; DA will insist bail be paid by legitimate sources - Apr 29, 2015
Kailan Meserve who was busted for sexual battery, forcible rape, oral copulation and more is Dave Meserve's son - Apr 29, 2015

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