Skip to comments.Teen found after meeting his 42-year-old online 'soulmate'
Posted on 01/01/2010 8:37:31 AM PST by Loyalist
On Tuesday evening, 16-year-old Andrew Kane nonchalantly asked his mother and father if they would drive him from their Barrie, Ont., home to a hotel in nearby Midland, where he planned to meet a 42-year-old woman with whom he had been having a secret relationship over the Internet.
His stunned parents refused and the teen calmly returned to the computer, telling them he would let the woman know he wasn't coming. At 2 a.m., Marlene Kane heard her front door open, and found her son gone, leaving behind a troubling trail of web chats that led to Houston, Tex., and the World of Warcraft.
The Grade 11 student was found Thursday afternoon, after his parents spent two days desperately appealing for his safe return. On Wednesday, police had released pictures of Lauri Price, a Texas mother of four who had allegedly flown to Toronto and driven a rental car to collect the teen after striking up a relationship with him while playing the popular online game.
All they had to do was read the chat logs and they were immediately concerned, Ms. Kane said of her son's relationship with the woman. He said she was his soulmate.
Sergeant Robert Allan of the Barrie police said the couple was found Thursday afternoon at a Future Shop in Orillia after a tip from the public. The teenager had told Ms. Price he was 20 the age of consent in Canada is 16 and police said she will not face criminal charges.
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And if this had been a 16-year-old girl seduced by a 42-year old man, the man would be in jail praying to see another sunrise.
No "crime", but still guilty!
I wonder if she wanted him to cry out...
Does Ms Price teach public school by chance?
If that broad had done that to my son, I’d have beat the living “yesterday, today, and tomorrow” out of her. She’d never been able to sit in front of a computer again.
He has the face for World Of Warcraft.
Because of the liberals, the age of consent in Canada is 16. This kid was 16. No crime here.
She likes ‘em rugged and manly, eh?
Prob buying WoW upgrades to keep gamer-boy happy
Did you even bother to read the article you posted?
“His stunned parents refused and the teen calmly returned to the computer, telling them he would let the woman know he wasn’t coming.”
That’s real problem solving, ain’t it?
I would have taken the kid to the hotel, identified the woman, and had it out with her. Instead these parents just let the kid go back to his computer.
“Mom and Dad, I’ve got this home bomb making kit and I just can’t get my bomb to explode. Can you help me?”
“No, dear, bombs are not allowed”.
“O.K.”. I’ll just go to my room and dismantle it”.
“That’s a good boy.”
Yeah, but it’s a crime in my jurisdiction (my house). LOL
And I’m the sheriff.
All I can say is, as a former 16 year old, I would have done things a little different. I would have gotten a ride from a friend, or hired a car service.
I love it when parents are actually parenting. My house, my rules. (You are such a threat to society!)
Get used to more of this predation by women of under age boys. Women read this story and realize there is no punishment for their perversions.
My dad used to tell me that one of the saints said the most perfect form of gov’t was a “benevolent dictatorship.”
I conveyed that to my only child, reminding him that I am the dictator. But reminding him that I’m benevolent.
But I AM the dictator. For good. (but I’m awfully nice, too)
Age of consent should be 16. Drinking age should be lowered back to 18. Voting age ought to be raised back up to 21.
The system worked though.......
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