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Former Pastor from Owen got off easy on sex assault

I saw the story today about the former Pastor from Owen, Ervin Witmer, and I just can't believe that he only got 1 1/2 years in prison.

I feel like this man has some major issues and he obviously preyed on the 15 year old boy that he assaulted. He also seemed to act like it was somehow or partially the boy's fault! It is just so disturbing to think that this man acted this way!

The article also said that he received 8 1/2 years of extended supervision, but, I think he should have gotten more time of incarceration.

I really hope that the victim will get the help that he needs, especially since he had already been molested before the pastor came along.

I wonder how others feel about it?

Related Headline: Former pastor will go to prison for sexually assaulting 15-year-old boy in Madison motel room

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