OPINION AND EDITORIAL
Many observers believe the Internet underworld is buzzing with drama about alleged pedophile child trafficking rings operating in the State of Arizona. The catalyst for this latest round of intense interest into the events unfolding in Arizona seems to be the “terabyte file” produced by social media podcast celebrity “Laura Alexander”.
In a fertile environment of suspicion, the social media community learned of allegations presented by former Army (reserve) Sergeant Debbie Davis. Ms. Davis claims to have evidence that an Army National Guard base may have been used in Arizona as a “hub” for child trafficking.
Above: Debbie Davis
According to Davis she was preparing to conduct an interview with social media celebrity Field McConnell, Plum City, Wisconsin, when he was arrested on a bench warrant from Broward County, Florida. The warrant was to protect a Florida attorney known as Kim L. Picazio, esq., Fort Lauderdale, Florida.
Field McConnell sidekick Timothy Holmseth, Minnesota, has a long history with Ms. Picazio. Holmseth alleges that Picazio is a so-called foot soldier in a pedo child trafficking gang operating in Broward County, Florida.
Above: Allegedly Picazio appears on the far left
U.S. Magistrate Judge Leo I. Brisbois provides a detailed history of the Holmseth-Picazio feud beginning on page five (5) in the below report from a 2015 lawsuit filed by Holmseth.
As explained below, Holmseth began sending so-called threatening and harassing e-mails and phone calls to Picazio beginning in 2009. In 2011 Picazio petitioned a Florida court for a protection order from Holmseth. Shortly thereafter Holmseth was arrested in Minnesota for violating the protective order, which is apparently the identical situation that faced Field McConnell when he was arrested in November 2019.USCOURTS-mnd-0_14-cv-02970-0
SHERIFF JOE ARPAIO OF MARICOPA COUNTY
These latest events seem to have refocused attention and the alleged pedophile child trafficking networks that operate between Arizona and Florida. Field McConnell seems to be a logical lynch pin bridging the two scandals: (1) allegations of a pedo ring operating in Broward County, and (2) allegations of a pedo ring operating in Arizona — specifically Maricopa County. It is especially poignant that the disgraced former chief deputy created a “CHILD ABDUCTION RECOVERY” service shortly after he was terminated from the Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office (MCSO) in 2012.
The “products and services” offered include “child abduction recovery,” “video and photographic surveillance,” and “cheating spouse.”
In fact, according to a report from the Associated Press in December 2011, Airpaio’s office failed to investigate“more than 400 sex-crimes” that were reported in Maricopa County from 2005 to 2007, “including dozens of alleged child molestations—that were inadequately investigated and in some instances were not worked at all.”
The report cited current and former police officers familiar with the cases who claimed that victims of the horrific crimes were as young as 2 years old. In El Mirage, the city where Arpaio’s office was providing contract police services, officials reportedly discovered at least 32 reported child molestations, and even though suspects were known in all but six cases, Arpaio “failed to follow through.”
ENTER LARRY KLAYMAN
Above: Larry Klayman, esq., attorney for Joe Arpaio and sidekick of “Hollywood film maker” Jason Goodman
Joe Arpaio’s lawyer is in hot water over ethics allegations
Former Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio’s lawyer is facing possible suspension over allegations of inappropriate behavior related to a former female client.
Larry Klayman appeared in federal court Wednesday with Arpaio. Arpaio is suing several national media outlets, alleging they defamed him and impacted his attempt to win a U.S. Senate seat.
Klayman also has lawsuits against Roger Stone and Infowars founder Alex Jones, according to the Washington Post.
According to a report from the District of Columbia Court of Appeals Board on Professional Responsibility Ad Hoc Hearing Committee, Klayman sought a romantic relationship with a female client and when feelings were not reciprocated, he raised his attorney fees and took other actions without the woman’s permission.
LARRY KLAYMAN’S MISCONDUCT REPORT7-24-19-Klayman-Hearing-Committee-Report
Larry Klayman Sues New Times, Is Really WeirdMARCH 25, 2013 | 4:03PM|
“Birther” attorney and Sheriff Joe Arpaio fan Larry Klayman has filed a federal lawsuit against New Times and our Minneapolis sister paper, City Pages, claiming “defamation.”
Klayman’s lawsuit points to New Times and City Pages blog posts that cite an appellate court ruling from Ohio, a public record, affirming a magistrate judge’s finding that Klayman “inappropriately touched” his own children.
The issues raised by Klayman involve credibility assessments made by the magistrate. Klayman challenges these findings. The magistrate heard evidence from the children’s pediatrician who reported allegations of sexual abuse to children services, and from a social worker at children services who found that sexual abuse was “indicated.” Although the social worker’s finding was later changed to “unsubstantiated” when Klayman appealed, the magistrate explained that the supervisor who changed the social worker’s finding did not testify. The magistrate pointed out that he was obligated to make his own independent analysis based upon the parties and the evidence before him. In doing so, the magistrate found on more than one occasion [Klayman] act[ed] in a grossly inappropriate manner with the children. His conduct may not have been sexual in the sense that he intended to or did derive any sexual pleasure from it or that he intended his children would. That, however, does not mean that he did not engage in those acts or that his behavior was proper.
The magistrate further found it significant that although Klayman denied any allegations of sexual abuse, he never denied that he did not engage in inappropriate behavior with the children. The magistrate further found it notable that Klayman, “for all his breast beating about his innocence * * * [he] scrupulously avoided being questioned by anyone from [children services] or from the Sheriff’s Department about the allegations,” and that he refused to answer any questions, repeatedly invoking his Fifth Amendment rights, about whether he inappropriately touched the children. “Even more disturbing” to the magistrate was the fact that Klayman would not even answer the simple question regarding what he thought inappropriate touching was. The magistrate stated that he could draw an adverse inference from Klayman’s decision not to testify to these matters because it was a civil proceeding, not criminal.
After reviewing the record, we find no abuse of discretion on the part of the trial court in overruling Klayman’s objections regarding the magistrate’s finding that Klayman inappropriately touched the children.
MORE BACKGROUND ON KLAYMAN
To be continued…
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