The case of Hannah Tubbs, a 16-year-old girl who was found guilty of murder and sexual assault of a 10-year-old, has rekindled debate over the proper disposition of juveniles.
While Tubbs initially pleaded not guilty to the charges of murder, she was found guilty of assault with a deadly weapon and sexually assaulting the young girl. While her sentence in juvenile court is far from perfect, it is still more than adequate. Follow CHOPNEWS for more updates.
Hannah Tubbs: A Transgender Who Assaulted a 10-year-old girl
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Hannah Tubbs sentenced to two years in a juvenile facility
Hannah Tubbs, 26, was sentenced to two years in a juvenile facility after pleading guilty to child molestation. She was 17 at the time of the assault, and the incident took place in Denny’s restroom.
According to court documents, Tubbs locked the girl in a restroom stall and put her hands down her pants. She initially identified as a man, but changed her name after she was arrested last year.
Hannah Tubbs pleaded not guilty to murder
A transgender woman has been convicted of child molesting and robbery but has pleaded not guilty to murder and robbery.
She was arrested in 2014 and pleaded guilty to an assault on a girl in a Los Angeles restaurant bathroom. At the time of the incident, Tubbs was identified as a man but began identifying as a woman after being arrested last year.
Hannah Tubbs convicted of assault with a deadly weapon
The case of teenage girl Hannah Tubbs, who pleaded guilty to sexually assaulting a 10-year-old girl, has caused a great deal of outrage among law enforcement officials, politicians, and the community.
The case also spurred criticism of District Attorney George Gascon for his reformist stance on sentencing. The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors had issued a $20,000 reward for information leading to the arrest of Tubbs.
Hannah Tubbs was convicted of sexually assaulting a 10-year-old
Hannah Tubbs was convicted of sexually assaulting a ten-year-old girl in Kern County, California. She will serve her two-year sentence at a juvenile facility. The prosecutor, a progressive, said that transferring the case to adult court would be unfair and insulting to Tubbs.
However, the district attorney did not request that the case be transferred to an adult court, and the prosecutor has refused to make the request. Because Tubbs is underage, the prosecutor will not have to register her as a sex offender upon release.
Hannah Tubbs pleaded guilty to child molestation
Hannah Tubbs, who pleaded guilty to child molestation, has now served two years in a juvenile facility after being found guilty of sexually assaulting a young girl in 2013. This was eight years after the incident when she was a minor.
The case was not transferred to an adult court, as the prosecutor wanted to avoid having a child tried as an adult. This would have made the sentence easier for Tubbs, who will also not have to register as a sex offender.
Tubbs is a transgender woman
It is not clear whether the criminal case against Hannah Tubbs is politically motivated or simply a case of misrepresentation. A transgender woman accused of sexually assaulting a 10-year-old girl in 2014 has received a lenient sentence.
Although she is a biological male, Tubbs identifies as a female when she is at the time of the crime and a male when she is arrested.
Tubbs is a convicted child molester
Hannah Tubbs is a trans woman who has served jail time for sexually assaulting a 10-year-old girl. Her crime happened twelve months ago, and DNA evidence identified her as the perpetrator.
She has been in jail for more than two years, but she’ll never have to register as a sex offender. In court, she talked about her trans identity, and her mother accused her of the assault.