Skip to comments.Elizabeth Coast to Serve Two Months for Committing Perjury (Man Served 4 Years for Rape)
Posted on 08/24/2013 2:52:04 PM PDT by nickcarraway
Elizabeth Coast will serve two months in jail for committing perjury after lying about a sexual assault from Jonathan Montgomery.
The Commonwealth Attorney wanted Coast to serve four years, the same amount of time Montgomery had served.
Coast cried repeatedly during her sentencing hearing and her lawyer tried to portray her as a naive, then 17-year-old who feared her parents.
Coast says she never thought the lie would hurt Montgomery, and only said it was him because he had moved out of the area.
Coast has to pay $90,000 in restitution to Montgomery. The now 23-year-old will be locked up every weekend for the next seven months. Coast says, I never forgot, I never forgot about Jonathan. It wrecked my life.
I don’t understand how the judge was able to find the defendant guilty using the “beyond a reasonable doubt” standard. The evidence was simply not there.
It leads me to believe the judge is either corrupt or outright incompetent.
It wrecked HER life?
“The Commonwealth Attorney wanted Coast to serve four years, the same amount of time Montgomery had served.”
I have a real problem with that. She should serve MORE than he did. She is guilty. He was completely innocent and didn’t deserve to spend 10 minutes in jail let alone 4 years.
Obviously this crime is unimportant because it's prohibition came directly from the Lord.
Maybe they should punish him for wrecking her life.
The only evidence they have that he didn’t commit this rape is her word.
“Coast says, I never forgot, I never forgot about Jonathan. It wrecked my life.”
Yeah, it’s still all about you, isn’t it? I think your victim’s life has been hit just a bit harder by the wrecking ball than yours has, you witch.
The damage done here is incalculable. Leaving aside the 4 years of prime life this guy lost because of her lies, there is the taint on his name that’s going to follow him. Being accused of a sex crime carries a stigma with it, especially when the alleged crime took place “when she was much younger”. That he is innocent and was exonerated will not necessarily rid him of that stigma. And then there is the possible damage done to future genuine rape victims in the area, whose stories might be taken with a larger amount of skepticism because of this conniving brat’s antics.
She should serve the same time, at least
Personally, I think the appropriate sentence here would involve The Joker and a magic pencil.
I would lean toward corrupt. Look at the judge's prosecution friends and what his political ambitions are. That where the answer lies.
He spent four months in jail —did he get raped?
Getting raped for NOT raping is pretty bad, I’d say.
In fact A LOT of rape claims are false.
Guys slug it out, but when a girl really wants to fight sometimes she gets OTHER people to get at the guy, and in some cases the “other people” are the freaking COPS.
ANY cop knows that 1/2 of all real rapes are never reported and maybe 1/2 of the ones that are never actually happened.
“The only evidence they have that he didnt commit this rape is her word.”
That’s certainly a bassackwards way of looking at it. Her word is all they had when they convicted him. She’s a liar no matter which way you want to go.
Coast has to pay $90,000 in restitution to Montgomery. The now 23-year-old will be locked up every weekend for the next seven months.
It is far too easy to send a man to prison for rape.
That what she look like?
I was gonna suggest she serve four years as his love slave but having to hit that would be cruel and unusual.
He spent 4 YEARS in jail, not four months.
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