“School counselors, social service workers, medical staff — if they’re aware of it, they have to report it.”And detectives have to investigate.
Proof comes in the form of pregnancies, medical issues and digital communications that go public.“Most of the time we question them and they admit it, but they think, ‘we’re both under 18, it’s consensual, how can we get in trouble for this? Often parents are under the same, misinformed impression.“The parents (of the younger teen) will be OK with it and think, ‘ah, he’s a nice guy’, and we’re not saying he isn’t nice,” said Glander, “but it doesn’t matter — it’s their age and activity that’s the problem.”Once the investigation is complete, the case is sent over to the county attorney’s office for review. Consequences Assistant Becker County Attorney Kevin Miller says when cases like this come across his desk, his decision to prosecute is typically already determined by the statute.“If there’s a crime broken there, you have to end up quite frequently charging it out,” said Miller, who does say every case is different, and therefore which punishments are sought can vary.
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Other times, parents just need a little ammunition to maintain a strong stance as they put their foot down on saying “no” to their teens in what can be an emotional situation.
“If parents know what the law is, at least they’ve got that leg to stand on,” said Nguyen.
Warning Local law enforcement officials know that for every one case of teens illegally “dating” that gets to them, there are exponentially more they won’t see.“But we’re getting into the prom season, and we just want people to be aware because there are a lot of potential issues there,” said Glander, “You could have a 10th grader who isn’t 16 yet dating a senior who is 17 or 18.
We just want to protect everybody involved.”Glander and Nguyen say when teens and parents are investigated for these issues, they are typically shocked and don’t understand what the law is.
If the person being charged is an adult, they may be harsher.
If they are 17 or younger, he says there is a little more leeway for the court and the prosecutor to try to resolve the matter without it being something that sticks on the teen’s record forever — something like having to register as a predatory offender.
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By far the most awkward moment came when POTUS brought up First Daughter Ivanka, who had accompanied her father on the trip.
It could mean jail time, it could mean having to register as a sex offender for 10 years.