Peter James Rooks

Posted: April 27, 2014 by Serendipity in Victoria
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Rooks whose convictions were quashed has again been found guilty after a retrial. He was jailed for 11 years and three months with a minimum term of eight years and three months, less 944 days already served. He will be a registered serious sex offender for life. Judge Gamble also noted that Rooks would likely serve his sentence in protective custody.


Age:  46  –  2009

Location:  Werribee  –  Vic

Offence:  Found guilty of three counts of indecent assault, two of attempted sexual penetration, six charges of sexual penetration of a child under 16 with aggravating circumstances, two counts of committing an indecent act with a child under 16 and two charges of sexual penetration of a child under 16.

Sentence:   Judge Mark Taft sentenced Rooks to 14 years and six months in prison and ordered that the child abuser not be eligible for parole for 10

years and six months. Rooks’ name was also placed on the sex offenders’ register for life.

Other:  Victims were 4 girls aged under 16. The offences happened at Portland, Heywood and Cobram




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