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Barrett Littleton
Barrett Littleton

De Luz residents hold meeting over convicted rapist living in area


Tuesday, June 10th, 2014
Issue 24, Volume 18.
Andrea Verdin
Special to the Village News


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***An address correction was submitted for the community meeting - the correct address is now reflected in the article below - 39536 Daily Road.

De Luz residents were outraged to discover that a convicted rapist has been released from prison and has moved into the community, unbeknownst to both residents and the local Sheriff’s Department.

As a result, a meeting has been organized for Saturday, June 14 at 10 a.m. at the De Luz Volunteer Fire Department Station, located at 39536 Daily Road, with law enforcement officials to discuss what the community can do regarding the situation.

Barrett Littleton served approximately 24 years of his 48-year sentence for raping a 25-year-old Pacific Beach woman twice and forcing her to engage in oral copulation in 1988. Littleton also had a 15-year term for three prior sex-related convictions in the 1970s added to his sentence.

Littleton has purchased a home in the 39000 block of Daily Road and is now living there post-prison release.

However, there was no notification to area residents of his placement.

T.J. Lynas, a spokesperson for the residents, voiced the neighborhood’s outrage regarding the discovery of having a convicted rapist living in his neighborhood.

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want to put pressure on the State and the California Department of Corrections," said Lynas, who lives only four properties from Littleton’s residence. "Little kids play 200 feet from his property, and he could easily reach for them. A single woman shares an easement with his property. We all sleep with our windows shut. It takes the Sheriff’s deputies 15 to 20 minutes to get out here, and in that time, someone could be raped and killed."

Lynas stated that he believed Littleton was released because of the overcrowding in California prisons.

"[Littleton] is still a serious threat to the community," he argued. "If something were to happen, there would be litigation lawyers lining up to take the case."

According to Sheriff’s Department Sgt. Patrick Yates, the local substation was also unaware of Littleton’s placement in the community.

"We are empathetic with the community, and are just as concerned as they are," said Yates. "We were blindsided, and are trying to find out why we were not informed about his placement."

Yates also stated that the department is currently in discussions with the parole office to see how the miscommunication occurred.

"Unfortunately, if he was paroled by the state, he has to live somewhere," said Yates.

Littleton’s parole officer was not able to make a statement at time of contact.


 

80 comments

Comment Profile ImageBill L
Comment #1 | Tuesday, Jun 10, 2014 at 10:29 am
Get him out!!!
I'll help any way that I can.
Comment Profile ImageBrookie
Comment #2 | Tuesday, Jun 10, 2014 at 11:12 am
Has anyone ever looked at the Megan's Law web site? There are a lot of sex offenders living here in Fallbrook. And just wondering.....where did he get money to purchase a home?
Comment Profile Imagegrunt
Comment #3 | Tuesday, Jun 10, 2014 at 11:37 am
1. Thank you FVN for this information.
2. Why did he not have to register with the SO as a sex offender?
3. Isn't he a three-time loser - how in the world did he get paroled?
4. How could he afford to buy a house just getting out of prison? Any money he had should have gone for medical/mental health care for his victim.
Comment Profile ImageOmen
Comment #4 | Tuesday, Jun 10, 2014 at 11:42 am
How is a monster like this able to purchase a home after serving 24 years where did the $ come from ? is that part of the States early release program they buy you a house ? NO GPS ON THIS MONSTER ? WOW
Comment Profile ImageConcerned Citizen
Comment #5 | Tuesday, Jun 10, 2014 at 11:50 am
In the meantime, need to organize a Neighborhood Watch Program and get the name of his parole officer.
Comment Profile ImageConcerned
Comment #6 | Tuesday, Jun 10, 2014 at 12:00 pm
Google his name and see what comes up....even more concerned now. How can they let him out with just half his original sentence served. We need answers!
Comment Profile ImageConcerned Citizen
Comment #7 | Tuesday, Jun 10, 2014 at 12:46 pm
Remember Amber Dubois and how Parole Dept did not supervise the predator who killed her.
Comment Profile ImageShelly
Comment #8 | Tuesday, Jun 10, 2014 at 12:52 pm
I live way on the other side of Fallbrook but we're all at risk. I'll see you on Saturday at 10am to show my support. If local people showing up will help change things, someone needs to put up posters around downtown businesses and you'll get one heck of a turn out.
Comment Profile ImageBill L
Comment #9 | Tuesday, Jun 10, 2014 at 2:44 pm
This isn't some non violent rehabilitated criminal, he is a serial rapist. He went on a full on raping spree back in the 80s. Even the judge said he would keep him behind bars for life if he was able, then sentenced him to 48 years.

I cannot attend the meeting due to another commitment but would be all for a protest right in front of his house.

We don't want this type of trash in our community. He needs to go!!! If anyone has info on his parole officer put it out there and we can call and voice our displeasure.

We don't need a serial rapist moving in next door.
Comment Profile ImageD
Comment #10 | Tuesday, Jun 10, 2014 at 2:55 pm
It's not like I'm happy to live near convicted sexual offenders but where do you want them to live? I'd genuinely like to hear some actual viable solutions to that problem.
Comment Profile ImageReally?
Comment #11 | Tuesday, Jun 10, 2014 at 3:10 pm
Someone abviously dropped the ball. I agree, how could he move here without registering as a sex offender? The article says if the state parolled him, he ahs to live somewhere...I'm thinking, Iran.
Comment Profile ImagePreston
Comment #12 | Tuesday, Jun 10, 2014 at 3:43 pm
To all the above,
There is only one reason we live among such criminals.
It is the same reason we allow our President to break the law without consequence and corruption to run rampant in our Government.
It is also the same reason programs you funded like Social Security are broke while the county gives away (waists) billions.
The simple reason is:
We the People allow it.
There is absolutely no other reason.
So, if you don't like raising your children and living and down the street from Littleton and others like him, there is a simple solution --
Go on the official web site of the President, your Senators and Representative, e-mail them and strongly voice your concern and then if they do not appropriately respond ...Vote Better.
I know you won't act on my suggestion because of one excuse or another but let’s be honest it is really because apathy has set in and the fact you really don't care enough to make the effort. Mr. Littleton will go on to perhaps re-offend and even then you will probably not do anything other than blow off a little steam in the Village News -- Unless, of course it is your daughter or granddaughter that is raped or worse.
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Comment Profile ImagePreston
Comment #13 | Tuesday, Jun 10, 2014 at 4:53 pm
Just in case I misjudged anyone:
https://www.feinstein.senate.gov/public/index.cfm/e-mail-me
https://www.boxer.senate.gov/en/contact/policycomments.cfm
http://arc.asm.ca.gov/member/AD76/?p=email
http://district36.cssrc.us/
http://www.whitehouse.gov/contact/submit-questions-and-comments
Comment Profile Imagediane
Comment #14 | Tuesday, Jun 10, 2014 at 5:27 pm
This link shows him as a registered Sex Offender

http://www.homefacts.com/offender-detail/CA1869525101157/Barrett-B-Littleton.html
Comment Profile Imagegrunt
Comment #15 | Tuesday, Jun 10, 2014 at 8:02 pm
@D - good question "Where should he live"? Answer: IN PRISON!
Comment Profile ImageBill L
Comment #16 | Tuesday, Jun 10, 2014 at 8:34 pm
How about an address?

VILLAGE NEWS - We will not publish an exact address - just as we do not in the Sheriff's Log. Thank you. --D. Ramsey
Comment Profile ImageConcerned Citizen
Comment #17 | Tuesday, Jun 10, 2014 at 9:18 pm
His name is NOT on the deed but the woman he calls his wife is. There is more to this story - he is more heinous than has been stated here. The single women living in De Luz Heights are terrified! He is registered HOWEVER the Dept. of Corrections did not notify local authorities. He is a very, very violent individual. How did this happen? He has already verbally bullied two women in the community - he is an arrogant man. When the judge that sentences him states that he wished he could ensure this man never would see the light of day (Mudd, also the judge in the Westerfield case), I'm sure he's turning over in his grave when he was released after serving only half his sentence. Life in prison after all these felonies just makes better sense!
Comment Profile ImageJoey
Comment #18 | Tuesday, Jun 10, 2014 at 10:52 pm
Ken from the John and Ken Show had the best idea. Create a town in the desert called Sex Offender, CA. Put the town on the map and everyone will know who's there and know to stay away.
Comment Profile ImageFallbrook Mom
Comment #19 | Tuesday, Jun 10, 2014 at 10:57 pm
Unfortunately, Mr. Littleton is not the only registered sex offender living in Fallbrook. Check this out - it will make your stomach churn: http://www.homefacts.com/offenders/California/San-Diego-County/Fallbrook.html
Comment Profile ImageListen
Comment #20 | Wednesday, Jun 11, 2014 at 1:33 am
What the heck, putting this person on the spot, his family must be ashamed. He's probably a better person because he just got out of the pen. The village news didn't have to put this up,its not like hes gonna get people !!! he would have done it already if wanted to and he isn't a sick person.
Comment Profile ImagePreston
Comment #21 | Wednesday, Jun 11, 2014 at 6:54 am
FVN, Please post this instead of the prior comment -- Thank You

Of course he should be in Prison however We the People have voted to be soft on crime and do not want to pay the price or make the effort to demand he be kept locked up. Believing the system can rehabilitate offenders sweeps it all under the carpet until they re-offend -- Then we are sickened that the system failed.
The sad fact is the average person doesn't really care until someone like Mr. Littleton moves into their neighborhood or molests someone close to them.
Comment Profile ImageYoshi
Comment #22 | Wednesday, Jun 11, 2014 at 9:01 am
I believe that Littleton served his time and that people deserve a second chance. He seems like an older man now and probably learned his lesson.
Comment Profile ImageWhere?
Comment #23 | Wednesday, Jun 11, 2014 at 9:02 am
Where he lives is not my concern...it's his. No one wants a person like this in their neighborhood so, just maybe, he should have been kept behind bars. HE needs to find a place that will accept him (good luck!) HE should have thought of the consequences BEFORE he started his "life of crime". HIS problem should not be OUR problem. Our problem currently, is how to get rid of this guy. I suggest as many people as possible attend the meeting on the 14th at 10:00 AM and make your voice heard.
Comment Profile ImageCalifornia Justice is a Joke
Comment #24 | Wednesday, Jun 11, 2014 at 9:27 am
Your California government at work. Last week they were training us how to lock up our possessions to keep them safe. Now they will train us how to lock up the women. Personally, I liked the old California better when criminals were locked up instead. Too bad the majority of Californians prefer it this way. If they didn't, they wouldn't vote the way they do. But don't fret De Luz, the government will soon be taking your gun away so you will be safer.
Comment Profile ImageFallbrookMuffler Owner
Comment #25 | Wednesday, Jun 11, 2014 at 9:28 am
This is crazy! I saw him at the store the other day. He seemed like a nice guy but boy was I wrong!

What is Smallbrook coming to? How can we fix this situation?

Thanks Fallbrook Sheriff for dropping the ball, again.

Kurt@FM
Comment Profile ImageBill L
Comment #26 | Wednesday, Jun 11, 2014 at 9:32 am
@listen
You are sick. This is a serial rapist. He NEEDS TO GO!

You must be either the rapist or his "wife".
The village news reported on a serious issue. I have a wife and two daughters and don't want this piece trash in my community.

Plan on more of this and protests in front of the house until he goes!!!!

Keep it up fallbrook, let's run him out of here.
Comment Profile ImageZZZ
Comment #27 | Wednesday, Jun 11, 2014 at 11:10 am
This is just the beginning. We were fore-warned about three months ago, that the county was releasing hundreds of jailbirds, due to lack of space. The only ones that can be housed at this time is convicted murderers. The three strike law is still very much in effect - but again, no room. They are going through the cases, those that have served the longest, will be released first.

The ONLY solution to this is ... like other countries:
In Japan, you steal, you get your fingers cut off.
In Iran, if you rape a woman, you get hung.
and so on....

We are just too liberal with our crime punishment - make some consequences, besides jail. Jail is waaaay to good to the high crime convicts.
Comment Profile ImagePreston
Comment #28 | Wednesday, Jun 11, 2014 at 11:19 am
At Bill L,
Be realistic, he is not going anyplace, he purchased the house and besides he would be facing neighbors with the same objections anyplace he could possibly move. He purchased in a rural area that is somewhat out of sight from the main road and he probably could care less about what you and what you think.
If you really want to accomplish something read my comment #12 and follow through with the links in comment #13. Something you and everyone else should have done prior to Mr. Littelton becoming your neighbor.
I would be careful about protesting in front of his house as it may lead to a situation you had not planned on -- remember is is a criminal and is probably not to worried about going back to Prison.
Comment Profile ImageBill L
Comment #29 | Wednesday, Jun 11, 2014 at 12:57 pm
Preston,

We must all make this trash feel uncomfortable and unwelcome here. I don't care where he goes as long as it isn't here.

I appreciate your concern for my safety but I don't fear the type of coward that would rape a woman. I don't fear a convicted child molester.

He needs to go.
Comment Profile ImageYoshi
Comment #30 | Wednesday, Jun 11, 2014 at 2:01 pm
I don't believe that people should take action. This is for the Justice system. I believe that everyone should get a fare shake on things. He will be judged by a higher spirit and no man stands higher then the Lord.
Comment Profile Imagerandom
Comment #31 | Wednesday, Jun 11, 2014 at 2:03 pm
I understand how scary it seems. The word rape is scary. But so are plenty of other words. This man did 2.5 decades in prison got out and moved somewhere away from most of society. Give him a chance.
Comment Profile ImageJoemamma
Comment #32 | Wednesday, Jun 11, 2014 at 3:00 pm
This is a tough one. I'm really 50/50 in this. On one hand the liberal in me says this guy served his time (at least half of it) and deserves a second chance. I don't totally trust the justice system to be right all the time and sometimes innocent people fall through the cracks ( look at all of the DNA evidence cases that get reversed).

At the same time the defensive father in me says this guy is a serial rapist and probably won't change. I personally would not feel comfortable living next to him.

It almost sounds like some people posting here would be in favor of vigilante justice and that scares me. Do we not remember the Salem witch trials?

I think every sex predator case needs to be taken on a case by case basis. Unfortunately for this guy he sounds like one of those cases you don't want around.

Maybe we should just set up a colony on San Clemente Island for guys like this.
Comment Profile ImageDe Luz Resident
Comment #33 | Wednesday, Jun 11, 2014 at 3:18 pm
The Volunteer Fire Dept. is located at 39536 Daily Rd. NOT Cathy. FYI.
Comment Profile ImageMike
Comment #34 | Wednesday, Jun 11, 2014 at 5:23 pm
Designate the place where children play 200 feet away as a park. He will be forced to move being within that proximity to a park where children play. The parks and recreation district for this area will be a good place to start or they might be able to do it on their own. If the authorities fail you, put up signs on site and then a 30 day public notice in the local newspaper proclaiming this as area as a park. Once you have anything that is even semi official at all, demand he move due to the proximity to the park.
Comment Profile ImageDeLuz local
Comment #35 | Wednesday, Jun 11, 2014 at 7:43 pm
To the people that think we need to give him a chance:
He came into this community and bullied two of my woman neighbors, thats before we knew he was the PB rapest.
He did get a chance! My friend that whom he paid a uninvited visit to said she felt sick around him. When your internal alarm goes off, you need to listen.
This is not a nice guy even though is a lot older now. Its very obvious that he does not like woman. This man is less then a mile from Ross lake where our children play. We use to sleep with our windows open and now they are closed with guns under our pillow. He is a predator and now that he is older he will pick weaker victims
Comment Profile ImageLittleton\'s neighbor
Comment #36 | Wednesday, Jun 11, 2014 at 11:43 pm
Littleton does NOT own the house and should leave!

I wish the media would research this man, if they dig deeper they will find that this man has more victims! REALLY!!!!!! I urge you media.....dig deeper!!!!!
Comment Profile ImagePreston
Comment #37 | Thursday, Jun 12, 2014 at 7:45 am
@ Bill L
He knows your are uncomfortable and believe me he does not care.
In fact, watching you in front of his house is probably his entertainment in what would otherwise be a boring day.
He has rights because "We the People" voted to granted him these rights.
This will not change until the majority of people decide they have had enough and change how they vote.
You are "We the People" and I would guess that prior to Mr. Littleton moving in, you and your neighbors have done little or nothing to prevent him from doing just that.
Comment Profile ImageConcerned Neighbor
Comment #38 | Thursday, Jun 12, 2014 at 8:17 am
Since the Village News will not post his address (Even though it is readily available and provided to us FOR OUR SAFETY through Megan's Law) you can get it from the link someone posted above in comment #14 or on the Megan's Law website: http://www.meganslaw.ca.gov just type in his name BARRETT LITTLETON.
Comment Profile Imagegrunt
Comment #39 | Thursday, Jun 12, 2014 at 8:33 am
For those saying he needs a second chance - reread the article he was also convicted of three (3) prior sexual related offensives. For those that say the "people" voted for the death penalty in this state; it was a three judge (Federal, therefore appointed, not elected) that ordered the release to ease overcrowding. (Ask any Marine or sailor about overcrowding on ships). We have to get rid of the constant legislation from the bench. Judges have far over stepped their bounds, imposing their desires on the people and issuing constitutional rights were none exist. Bill L. is correct to not fear this guy (unarmed women on the other hand should).
Comment Profile ImageCalifornia Justice is a Joke
Comment #40 | Thursday, Jun 12, 2014 at 8:38 am
@Joemamma - Are you one of these guys that believe OJ is not a murderer too? I have meet people in Fallbrook that don't believe anybody should ever have to pay for a crime. That every conviction is a miscarriage of justice. Is that you? What you don't realize is that a lot of these convicted criminals that give up their DNA are then found tied to other crimes. A lot of times the new DNA analysis doesn't prove them innocent it just doesn't prove them guilty so a judge will save the court a lot of time and trouble and set them free. I'm not willing to assume that this guy or any other guy is innocent just because some people have been let out of prison based on new DNA.
Comment Profile Imagekma
Comment #41 | Thursday, Jun 12, 2014 at 8:45 am
I agree w/random altho I also believe he was released early due to some kind of compassionate release...he is old or terminally ill...Fallbrook is FULL of freaks and scary ppl...There have always been sexual predators, we are just privy to the info now and it creates mass hysteria.
Comment Profile ImageKurt
Comment #42 | Thursday, Jun 12, 2014 at 9:47 am
I now sleep with a gun under my pillow too! This is crazy! Crime Has Skyroketed this year in Fallbrook!! Why!!?
Comment Profile ImageFactChecker
Comment #43 | Thursday, Jun 12, 2014 at 10:04 am
1.All parolees with sex crimes are GPS monitored 24/7 with a ankle bracelet.
2. All sex offenders are required to register in the jurisdiction they live in.The County of San Diego in this case. it is a crime to fail to register.
3. Under the law existing in 1980's all prisoners sentenced to state prison had the ability to serve 1/2 the sentence when they obey the rules.
4. All sex offenders are required to attend twice weekly group sessions while on parole.
5. Some registered sex offenders are "Transient" which means that they register with the jurisdiction they live in, and live on a block or two of public land, where they can find a place to sleep.
6. The Dept. Of Corrections&Rehabilitation does not "place" any parolee, the parolee chooses a place to live based on his or her ability to pay the rent.The renter may decide to refuse to rent based on a lack of a credit history.
7. Statistically, sex offenders are the second lowest class of prisoners to return to prison for a crime similar to the prior crime. The lowest class is those convicted of murder.
8. The above facts are indisputable and checkable. The references are the California Penal Code, The California Code of Regulations, Title 15 div.III. The Constitution of the United States of America is also referenced.

Not part of the common law of this country is the Law of God. The New Testement has many things to say about the sub-text of this threads posts. God forgives, God sent Jesus to die for our sins. God has a loving nature based on compassion and forgiveness. Think about your path in this world and consider your words of anger and fear.

Finally, having read each post herein, I see many misconceptions and beliefs fueled by exposure to media looking for a way to increase their market share. The truth is both more complex and simple at the same time so be sure of your source of information and the agenda of that source.

JOHN 3:16.
Comment Profile ImageJM
Comment #44 | Thursday, Jun 12, 2014 at 10:35 am
Seems pretty simple. This isn't a one time conviction. He has been convicted of these crimes multiple times going all the way back to the 1970's. Keeping him here in our community, it wont be a matter of IF but will instead be a matter of WHEN.
Comment Profile ImageTo FactChecker
Comment #45 | Thursday, Jun 12, 2014 at 10:55 am
I am not God, and as such I am not compelled to have a loving nature based on compassion or forgiveness for a SERIAL RAPIST.

Cite your specific source for #1 FactChecker. I think your will find that not "ALL" parolees are fitted with a GPS monitoring device. Why don't you really CHECK your "facts" before giving yourself such a generous name.

#4 Really? Because being required to attend a group session I'm sure will compel someone to stop being a rapist even though being required to follow the law on more that 5 previous crimes failed to product a favorable result.

#7 Are you kidding me? The fact that he has committed so many sex crimes already and we should trust that "statistically" he will probably not return to prison? That doesn't mean that sex offenders don't RE-OFFEND.

If you are such a magnanimous person, you should invite Barrett Littleton to spend time with you and your family... especially any women you care about. See how much of this outrage is based on "misconception" for yourself.
Comment Profile ImageQueen
Comment #46 | Thursday, Jun 12, 2014 at 12:23 pm
not just a one time deal
http://articles.latimes.com/1988-09-25/local/me-3887_1_beach-resident
Comment Profile ImageSJ
Comment #47 | Thursday, Jun 12, 2014 at 3:59 pm
Well someone definitely dropped the ball on notifications! I believe if the Sheriff's Department knew about this all the residents would have been notified just like the recent release in the east county. So don't blame them if they didn't know! Politics and good behavior is what this boils down too. I just can't believe he was able to buy a house!
Comment Profile Imageonthehill
Comment #48 | Thursday, Jun 12, 2014 at 6:10 pm
I dont consider child molesters rapists ect... to be human it is not human nature to turn on each other we put animals to sleep for turning on humans but continue to let humans attack each other which brings up the death penalty thing sooooo take these human animals ie rapists gang bangers child molesters put them on an island supply them yearly with food say good luck cuz your going to need it thousands of tax payers money saved lighten of overcrowded prisons if your going to act like an animal be treated like one
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Comment Profile Imageonthehill
Comment #49 | Thursday, Jun 12, 2014 at 6:30 pm
Just wanted to add a comment to my last comment when i said gang bangers i meant anybody who has done serious crimes and keeps repeating them rapists child molesters murders ect.... which includes ALL races
Comment Profile ImageAvo10
Comment #50 | Thursday, Jun 12, 2014 at 7:00 pm
Move him into the WHITE HOUSE so our law makers can witness first hand their own doing.
Comment Profile ImageRedneck Bill
Comment #51 | Thursday, Jun 12, 2014 at 10:18 pm
Avo 10,

You do know enough about our government to understand that the WHITE HOUSE doesn't pass any laws, yes?

The laws of which you speak are state and local.

Sorry, but Obama isn't the president of DeLuz.
Comment Profile ImageCrazy stuff
Comment #52 | Friday, Jun 13, 2014 at 5:55 am
The Megan's Law site address has been posted above and I understand the outrage about Littleton. What is also crazy to me is that if you check the Megan site you will note that we actually have 34 registered offenders in Fallbrook and 5 in Bonsall. That seems like a lot in an area of such low population. Protect yourself and your families people. Train and educate.
Comment Profile ImageCalifornia Justice is a Joke
Comment #53 | Friday, Jun 13, 2014 at 7:57 am
This is not an isolated incident. Google "Pillowcase Rapist" and you will read how other communities are dealing with this issue. In that case, they have their elected officials joining their fight. It would be nice if VN got comments from Bill Horn and the local DA. What say you VN?
Comment Profile ImageMel
Comment #54 | Friday, Jun 13, 2014 at 2:24 pm
I was attacked in Ocean Beach in about 1976. The guy hit me over the head with the blunt end of a knife and then forced me into the bedroom on the floor and told me to take down my pants. He was going to rape when there was some voices near my front door. My assumption is that he got up to flee because he thought someone was coming to my house. I remember the police detective saying later on the phone that they believed it was Barry Littleton. It was a long time ago, I don't remember the cops' name. I recently moved back here, and here is your article. He needs to leave San Diego county! Not sure what I would do if I see him. At 62, I would at least confront him.
Comment Profile Imageonthehill
Comment #55 | Friday, Jun 13, 2014 at 4:42 pm
#54 sorry to hear about your encounter with the animal thats how i see people that can turn on other human beings people like him and others need to be quarrantined i liked the island thing all i know where theres a will theres a way
Comment Profile Imagemel
Comment #56 | Friday, Jun 13, 2014 at 7:49 pm
This is Mel again. After studying the picture awhile, I am pretty sure that this is the same person who attacked me all those years ago. I recognize the looks around the eyes. I realize that the residents met before I read the article, but I wanted to put my story in the paper as a kind of closure for me. I was extremely traumatized for a long time. I have healed I guess by now, at least I have kept on. I am pretty sure I had PTSD for years though. I had some therapy. Maybe people who have not been held at knifepoint don't know how scary it really is. I have never been sure why the policeman named his name, but it is a name I never forgot.
Comment Profile ImageLEAVE HIM ALONE
Comment #57 | Saturday, Jun 14, 2014 at 1:16 am
He is being monitored and the sheriff knows where to find him at all times. If this guy caves into the neighborhood pressure, he is likely going to become a transient in the same area. Good luck finding him then, with no address to go to. Then he could be ANYONE'S neighbor, and you wouldn't even know it. How would that be better?
Comment Profile Imageonthehill
Comment #58 | Saturday, Jun 14, 2014 at 10:25 am
#57 REALLY do you think there is law enforcement sitting at the end of his driveway watching him. All he needs is a few min. to do his dirty work. By the time the law gets down to de luz its way to late . A monitor? You know that they can take those off.
Comment Profile Imagemel
Comment #59 | Saturday, Jun 14, 2014 at 11:47 am
Hopefully he will cave, and move somewhere far away! He left no one alone, why should we?
Comment Profile ImageSB
Comment #60 | Saturday, Jun 14, 2014 at 1:36 pm
Where do they propose that he live? Presumably he served his sentence. De Luz is an upscale area. Are they proposing that he should live in a lower income area - because they're better than the rest of us? I would just like to know where exactly they think he should live.
Comment Profile ImageCalifornia Justice is a Joke
Comment #61 | Saturday, Jun 14, 2014 at 4:53 pm
LEAVE HIM ALONE must be living under a rock. Here is a recent headline......

ANAHEIM, Calif. — Two parolees raped and killed at least four women while wearing GPS trackers, and there may be more victims, a California police chief alleged Monday.

Read more: http://www.nydailynews.com/news/crime/sex-offender-serial-killers-wore-gps-trackers-raping-killing-4-women-police-article-1.1756415#ixzz34f08lKRY

Do you now understand why some people don't like what is going on here? The police have so many criminals now out on parole and being monitored and getting inundated with alarms, that the police ignore the alarms and don't respond. Innocent lives are being lost because California is unwilling to keep criminals locked up. It is really that simple.
Comment Profile Imagejohn
Comment #62 | Saturday, Jun 14, 2014 at 7:15 pm
SB,,,,since you're so sympathetic to Mr. littleton why no invite him over to your house as a guest.
Comment Profile ImageHappy Camper
Comment #63 | Saturday, Jun 14, 2014 at 8:46 pm
kidslivesafe dot com reports 97 sex offenders in Fallbrook, which is 17.56 sq miles. That's 5.5 every sq mile. More sensationalist journalism. Yawn.
Comment Profile ImagePreston
Comment #64 | Sunday, Jun 15, 2014 at 8:10 am
Please, let us know what the law enforcement officials (at the June 14th meeting) told the community they could do about Mr. Littleton.
My guess would be, NOTHING because the people allowed his early release and approved the program. Now (just because he moved to their neighborhood) they don't like it.
If you like living among gang members, criminals and convicted sex offenders (and there are many in Fallbrook other than Mr. Littleton) don't take the appropriate action and change the law, but when one of them moves next door to you don't be surprised when you find out you can do little or nothing about it.
Comment Profile ImageAngelina
Comment #65 | Sunday, Jun 15, 2014 at 10:33 am
He now lives very close to my child's bus stop if gps is showing his location correctly.
Comment Profile ImageLEAVE HIM ALONE
Comment #66 | Sunday, Jun 15, 2014 at 2:06 pm
In order for Littleton to have the best chance at not re-offending, it is very important for him to have some kind of support system and stable housing. Many of you are trying your hardest to take those two critical elements away from him. He and his girlfriend bought a house, and he is well aware that he will be dealing with this no matter where he goes. De luz is ideal for his circumstance, for him. Its private, no sidewalks, and few neighbors. Most of your actions are only increasing your risk. He has to go somewhere, and no one cares where he goes, as long as he isn't around you. Where is a more appropriate location for him? It would be hard to find one.


IF the justice system has failed us, it is not our job to make up for what we believe would be a more appropriate punishment. This is america, and even an animal has certain rights. If you are my neighbor and you have been busted 7 Times for driving under the influence, and a later a judge decides to let you drive again, then we all have to respect that decision, weather we like it or not. Let the courts and god judge.

If you are concerned for your safety, then protect yourself. Put bars on your windows. Get a alarm or security system. Get a gun. Take self defense classes. Get protective dogs. Try not to be alone. Get cameras. Be smart, and have respect for someone else's rights and think about how you would feel if someone else tried taking away those same rights that you are entitled to. Like it or not.
Comment Profile ImagePreston
Comment #67 | Sunday, Jun 15, 2014 at 5:03 pm
@LEAVE HIM ALONE
Although I do agree with some of what you say, the rehabilitation system should not be available to violent criminals like Mr. Littleton.
And as far as (Bars on windows), they are to keep criminals in prison and away form society.
The alarm, gun, dog and self defense classes would not be necessary if we kept the criminals in Prison where they belong.
After what Mr. Littleton did, he not only belongs in Prison, he does not deserve to see the light of day ever again.
I may not agree with the method some posters advocate -- I would prefer we strictly enforced the laws in place, stop allowing the judicial system to alter them and pass tougher laws for the criminals like Mr. Littleton.
So leave him alone, NO but don't stand out in front of his house -- Send him back to Prison and keep him there legally.
Comment Profile ImageMel
Comment #68 | Sunday, Jun 15, 2014 at 7:16 pm
I have zero concern for his rights or well being, much like he demonstrated while attacking and raping women. For multiple violent offenses, he should be killed by the system so he does not get '3 hits and a cot', at our expense.
Comment Continued : The comment above was written from the same location.
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Comment Profile ImageMel
Comment #69 | Sunday, Jun 15, 2014 at 7:19 pm
As for'leave him alone', I suspect you are either Littleton, his girlfriend or of simpatico mind with him.
Comment Profile ImageLEAVE HIM ALONE
Comment #70 | Sunday, Jun 15, 2014 at 10:26 pm
NO, I am not Littleton nor his girlfriend. I have zero affiliation with them. Never met them. I am a believer in human rights.

PRESTON- our justice system and I both agree with you. The rehabilitation system should not be available for anyone with convictions similar to those of littletons. That is why laws have been placed that would require a judge today to sentence someone with those crimes to life in prison. Also, any violent or serious crime today doesn't qualify for 50 percent reduction. Today they must serve 85 percent. Those Laws do not apply to littleton because his crimes were 30 years ago, and back then the laws were different.

Preston- you can't just send him back to prison unless he violates his conditions of parole, or commits a new crime. You might be right about what he really deserves, however understand that there is a difference between what he deserves, and what his rights are. You wouldn't want anyone infringing on your rights that you are entitled to, right? Im sure he has allready lost most of his rights, and members here believe they have the right to be the judge and take away more from him. How would you feel if someone tried doing that to you, especially after the judicial system allready dealt with you? I am just a big believer in respecting the rights of others, weather you are a person, felon, or even an animal.

Comment Profile ImageZee Bee
Comment #71 | Monday, Jun 16, 2014 at 1:28 pm
Multiple convictions (equals) ZERO human rights
Should not be entitled to anything , you gave up all rights when you elected to become a repeat convicted offender .
A pathetic excuse of a human being...
Comment Profile ImageDid His Time
Comment #72 | Monday, Jun 16, 2014 at 2:38 pm
The Man did his time, there is no excuse for those crimes, but he was sentenced and has served that sentence. let the man find some peace in his life.
Comment Profile ImagePreston
Comment #73 | Monday, Jun 16, 2014 at 2:47 pm
Trust me,
I understand what his right are and that you just can't send him back.
My feeling is that these type of criminal almost always violates the conditions of his parole. Lets just hope its not by committing another violent crime.
What I was trying to do was get those standing in front of his house and ranting on in the Village News to take a different approach and access the links in comment 13.
Then get everyone they know do do the same.
Comment Profile ImageTommy
Comment #74 | Tuesday, Jun 17, 2014 at 6:35 am
Has anyone one of you been over there to talk with them if you are that concerned about this "animal" being in your neighborhood than go let them know how you all fill about his placement into your community because short of that they (he) is not going anywhere.
Comment Profile ImageDR DR
Comment #75 | Tuesday, Jun 17, 2014 at 9:44 am
Rapists and pedophiles rarely if ever change their behavior. It is a sickness that elevates the euphoria during the act. Some take drugs for the euphoria, some just stick with womanizing.

It is all the same result. Self satisfaction, self gratification and no self discipline. Humans should take care and help others and find the self-satisfaction and self-gratification in that.

Make it your goal to stop hurting others but helping others.
Comment Profile Imagegrunt
Comment #76 | Tuesday, Jun 17, 2014 at 11:09 am
Preston and Leave him alone. Congratulations on a polite, reasonable debate. I have enjoyed reading your remarks and encouraged that a civil debate is taking place. I can really add nothing to this, but hope you two continue- I was firmly in Preston's camp, but now understand leave's views also.
Comment Profile ImageGlad I Left Town
Comment #77 | Wednesday, Jun 18, 2014 at 2:14 am
Fallbrook has nothing better going on then to focus on ONE release of someone who SERVED THEIR TIME.. Unless he breaks the law again then NOBODY has the right to run him out of the house he is staying at.. That being said, I do not condone rapists, nor violence, however, Fallbrook does not have it bad compared to many, many other places.. We have 3 times the registered sex offenders living here where I am, and we have within a couple thousand difference in population.

Here is an idea, start discussing what to complain about next week that will become meaningless days after, or find something better to spend your time with, as this incident will only boil down to the fact that the legal system failed their job! Everyone should be aware of being able to look up local sex offenders within their area...
Comment Profile ImageGloria
Comment #78 | Wednesday, Jun 18, 2014 at 6:51 am
As much as most people don't like this, we need to be compassionate to everyone. God has his name highlighted and he will be dealt with accordingly. Our society needs to drop this tar and feather mentality and do what is truly right. With all that said, you have been warned about his past behavior, and should be a intelligent enough to realize you need a firearm to protect your family from predators entering your home.
Comment Profile ImagePreston
Comment #79 | Wednesday, Jun 18, 2014 at 4:52 pm
@Glad I Left Town
Littleton was sentenced to 63 years so don't believe he served his time.
You claim to have three times the Registered Sex Offenders were you moved and your glad you left Fallbrook? You don't have to explain, I think I get it.

@Gloria
Just so I understand, you believe we need to be compassionate and to assure a quicker trip to God (so he can be really dealt with), shoot the guy if he enters our home.

@Grunt
I can't take it any more, please take over.
Comment Profile ImageMel
Comment #80 | Tuesday, Aug 5, 2014 at 7:26 pm
Sometimes there is no getting people to understand your point of view. With the opposite extremes this is especially true. Sometimes you, unfortunately, have to walk a mile in their shoes, and then you have compassion for their viewpoint. It shocks me to see some of these Pollyanna attitudes here. We are discussing a repeat, violent predator who has not shown any mercy. He is just using up air unnecessarily. I say, thumbs down!

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