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My son is incarcerated for a crime/crimes he did not commit. I have spent about $70,000 on legal fees (yes I did pay for an attorney from the beginning), bail and incidentals and still have not been able to have him exonerated or even be heard. I would like for my son, our current counsel and myself to present evidence in my son’s behalf. I have contacted our President, Vice President, Representatives, Congressmen, and the Governor of Florida to no avail. But, I believe that people have power and I am asking you to step forward and ask the current assigned judge, Judge Roby to hear the case, send Judge Roby a letter. Ask everyone you know to do the send Judge Roby a letter. Print out the flyer and leave it at the beauty parlor or at a local store. Tell others of our plight. Remember any one of us can be falsely accused. It has been over 7 years and we still not have had justice!
My nightmare of my innocent son being charge with various lewd and lascivious charges began:
Answer taken from Deposition of ARO 5/5/05 p.5 “The first time I ever saw him was whenever my mom bought a camera from him at Sears.”
My son came home from work one day and said “look at my eyes mom.” So I did. “Some lady came in” (Sears) “and said I have the most beautiful brown eyes she has ever seen.” I told him it was a pick up line. He said, “no”, “she had her teenage daughter and her daughters friends with her.” He told me the mother had been in several times to look at the cameras.
Answer taken from Deposition of ARO 5/5/05 p.6 “Then like probably in like maybe– like July or June of 2003 like we started going to sears a lot and just like buy stuff so that way I could see him and stuff like that,”
It appears she is a little spooky—some mental health issues???: Discovery p 63 ARO statement
One day I came to Sears while Justin was working to pick up some things for our new home and Justin looked traumatized. I asked him what was going on and he said that the daughter of the women buying the camera was just removed from Sears for bothering him while he is working. I told him to stay away from her but he said, “but mom, she is cutting herself.”
I raised my son to care for others. He was a counselor at camp, a boy scout and he was with me when I ran for political office and spoke with both the young and old listening to their problems and concerns.
And then the stalking starts! After Justin left Sears and started working at a computer store in Vero Beach. Justin came home from work upset one day because the girls kept calling his place of work and hanging up. It was his dream job and he did not want to loose it.
Answer taken from Deposition of ARO 5/5/05 p.10 “And then he quit Sears like September, and I’m sad because I didn’t know right away and I still had a crush on him. So J.P.B. called Sears workplace and asked where was Justin there and they’re like, no, he quit. And so she asked him where did he go and then they said he went to ___ Computer. So we looked up the phone number in the in the like the phone book and we called it…”
After this we referred to her as “the stalker”
It doesn’t end! A year later:
Warrant narrative discovery p. 18 “…she and the suspect had been involved in a sexual relationship since 07/29/04. The victim said the suspect invited her to his residence and they had sexual intercourse in his bedroom on the morning of 07/29/04. She indicated that the suspect “ditched work” on that day.”
How I knew that there should be proof of Justin’s innocence:
A cartoon created by Ashley A/K/A ARO and was part of discovery:
It is difficult to read but what I got from it is she is calling mom, “Hey Justin, what its not Justin it is his mom.”
There was only one time that I spoke to Ashley on the phone. She had called early in the morning about 8:45 am and I was getting ready for a job interview for a job I really wanted. Justin came in the door minutes after that phone call to get a tool for a job he was working on at the computer store. I asked him if she was the stalker, he said “yes”. I asked him how she got our home phone number and he said he did not know (more stalking???).
Answer taken from Deposition of ARO 5/5/05 she was talking about 7/29/2004 stating that while they were together Justin got a phone call “And his mom was saying Iike, oh, she got a new job and stuff like that…”
I remembered calling him after the job interview and while we were on the phone he told the guys where he worked “my mom got that job she wanted.” I could here them in the background congratulating me. So I always knew he worked that day!
I asked the attorney I hired to defend Justin many, many times about getting an alibi for that day as I knew he worked and he said that I was “mistaken.” He told Justin not to listen to his mother and if he continued to listen to his mother he would “never see the light of day.” He stated that going to prison is “a walk in the park.” Later after Justin was incarcerated I went to pick up some ink at the computer store and the owner asked if there was anything we could do about Justin. That was when I discovered that the attorney I hired to defend my son lied to us. I began the process of trying to get Justin exonerated. Our attorney never contacted Justin’s employer!
So far I have not had any luck with the legal system. We have not had a hearing. I believe that if we are heard my son will be exonerated. I have tried all the conventional paths to no avail, now I am asking for your help.
Please write a letter asking that we be heard. Pray we will be heard. Ask your friends and acquaintances to write a letter. Spread the word about the website. The more letters the judge gets the greater the possibility of being heard. People have power. Thank you.
250 NW Country Club Dr.
St. Lucie West Annex
Port Saint Lucie, Fl 34986
Indicate that this is regarding: Justin Patera #04-CF-4084 A
ALTHOUGH THERE IS MUCH MORE TO THIS CASE THAN HAS BEEN LISTED HERE, I BELIEVE THAT IT IS IN OUR BEST INTEREST NOT TO PUT ALL OUR CARDS ON THE TABLE. SO STORIES THAT DO NOT MATCH UP OR HAVE CHANGED FROM TIME TO TIME ARE NOT ADDRESSED IN THIS REQUEST. THE CASE IS A RIDDLE OF MOSTLY UNKNOWN DATES AND TIMES. IT IS IMPOSSIBLE TO HAVE AN ALIBI FOR DATES AND TIMES UNKNOWN. THE DATE AND TIME THAT CONSISTANTLY COMES UP THOUGHOUT THE CASE IS THE MORNING OF JULY 29, 2004 STARTING AT 9 AM. MY SON DEFINITELY HAS AN ALIBI FOR THE ENTIRE MORNING AND AFTERNOON OF JULY 29, 2004. IN THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA WE ARE CONVICTED BECAUSE THE JURY BELIEVES THAT A CRIME IS COMMITED BEYOND A SHADOW OF DOUBT. THERE IS DEFINITELY A SHADOW OF DOUBT IN THIS CASE.
WAS THERE EVIDENCE OF DNA? NOT IN THIS CASE. POLICE WERE CONTACTED IN OCTOBER OF 2004 WHILE ASHLEY WAS IN A MENTAL HEALTH FACILITY.
WHEN THIS SON WAS ARRESTED MY OTHER SON WAS IN IRAQ, IT WAS A MOTHERS WORST NIGHTMARE. I AM FORTUNATE THAT MY OTHER SON HAS BEEN RETURNED HOME SAFE. I PRAY THAT THINGS ARE PUT TO RIGHT WITH JUSTIN.
THANK YOU FOR YOUR TIME AND CONSIDERATION. IF YOU KNOW OF ANY INFORMATION THAT MAY HELP OUR PLIGHT OR WANT TO OFFER SUPPORT IN ANY WAY YOU MAY CONTACT ME.
If you wish to contact me you may email me at: firstname.lastname@example.org
My name is Amy Patera Scuteri , but you can call me Amy. I grew up in Mastic on Long Island, went to college and raised my boys upstate New York, and I am now living in Florida. Thanks for all your help and prayers.
INDICATE JUSTICE FOR JUSTIN ON THE EMAIL. I GET A LOT OF JUNK MAIL.