UPDATED:  SEPTEMBER 2015

Dennis William Newall has had his sentence slashed on appeal. The Court of Appeal reduced his prison term from

13 years to 11 years, imposing a new non parole period of nine years.

 

UPDATE:  FEB 2015

Dennis Newall was jailed by County Court judge Frank Gucciardo on Friday for 13 years with a non-parole period of 11 and a half years. He was also placed on the sex offenders register.  He was previously jailed in 2002 for eight years for kidnapping and raping another sex worker on November 30, 2011

 

http://www.news.com.au/national/women-attacked-using-homemade-raping-machine/story-fncynjr2-1227201982776

Women attacked using homemade ‘raping machine’

January 30, 2015 11:57AM

A VICTORIAN truck diver kidnapped two prostitutes and forced them into his live-in bus where he kept a homemade “raping machine”, a court has heard.

Serial sex offender Dennis William Newall is in jail for raping a backpacker in WA about four years ago, and was also sentenced to eight years prison in 2002 for raping a Melbourne sex worker.

The 56-year-old pleaded guilty on Thursday to kidnapping and raping two more St Kilda prostitutes on separate occasions in November and December 2001.

Both women thought they were going to die after Newall enticed them into his car, covered their heads and took them to his converted bus at Brooklyn, the Victorian County Court heard. Newall kept a wooden cross-like structure on the bus and told one woman it was a “sex machine” and he was planning to add a mechanical arm to it.

He asked one of his victims to “rate his performance” after raping her, and later requested her phone number.

The court heard Newall forced his son, then 17, to help carry out one of the kidnappings.

His teenage son got in the boot of Newall’s car and leapt out to place a pillowcase over the woman’s head while she was in the back seat.

An unknown man was involved in the other kidnapping.

The women, who were aged 20 and 27 at the time, did not go to police about the attacks until recently.

Newall told one victim “no one would believe a junkie whore” like her, she told the court.

Both women said they remained traumatised by what he had done. One referred to his wooden, cross-like structure as a “raping machine”.

“I couldn’t wrap my head around the sadism and depravity needed to build such a machine,” she told the court.

All three Melbourne-based attacks took place within about a month, crown prosecutor John Livitsanos told the court.

Defence barrister Shaun Ginsbourg said Newall had developed remorse over his behaviour.

He will be sentenced at a later date.

 

http://www.theage.com.au/articles/2002/12/11/1039379882084.html

Prostitute rapist gets eight years

December 12 2002
By Olivia Hill-Douglas

A man who raped a prostitute after kidnapping her with his 17-year-old son told the woman during her ordeal that if she complained she would “know how nasty” he could be, a court heard yesterday.

Dennis William Newall, 44, formerly of Deer Park, was sentenced to eight years’ jail yesterday for what County Court judge Leslie Ross called his “hare-brained and wicked” conduct. He will serve a non-parole period of six years.

The court heard that on November 30 last year, Newall drove to St Kilda with his son, Aaron Jason Newall, then 17, in the boot, and picked up a prostitute. She reluctantly agreed to go to Albert Park after Newall told her he preferred that location.

Once there, Aaron Newall got out of the boot. The woman was driven to a truck depot in Brooklyn, where Dennis Newall worked. During the drive, Dennis Newall told the woman: “If you whinge I’ll make it hard for you – then you will know how nasty I can be.”

Dennis Newall took the woman into a bus that had been converted into a residence and raped her three times.

In an earlier court hearing, the court was told that Dennis Newall had pointed to a home-made, wooden, crucifix-like structure and told the woman that he was building it to use on the next girl.

The court was told that Aaron Newall, 18, of Shepparton, had taken part in the kidnapping at the behest of his father.

During his record of interview, Aaron Newall told police that he had gone along with his father because he believed that his father was getting even with a prostitute who had “ripped him off”.

Dennis Newall pleaded guilty to kidnap, rape and theft. Aaron Newall pleaded guilty to kidnapping.

Judge Ross said that the lengthy prison sentence imposed on Dennis Newall should reflect the “appalling gravity” of his conduct.

Aaron Newall was sentenced to 18 months’ imprisonment for his role in the kidnapping. The term was wholly suspended for two years. Judge Ross ordered the forfeiture of the wooden, crucifix-like structure.

 

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