Joseph Michael Weeks: East Texan Accused Of Teen's Cough Syrup Sex Assault
An 18-year-old man is behind bars in Lufkin after it was alleged that he sexually assaulted a 13-year-old girl who was incapacitated by a cough-syrup high.
According to an arrest affidavit, the accused, Joseph Weeks, met up with the victim at the home of a mutual friend. The mother of that friend allowed her child, the victim and one other minor to leave with Weeks, but is alleged to have warned Weeks specifically to keep his hands off the girl who wound up getting victimized, as she later said she knew that Weeks was "a male whore dog."
The quartet of teens adjourned to the Lufkin Walmart, where they stocked up on cigarettes and cough syrup. After ingesting these substances in the parking lot -- and we have to say here that we believe that the Lufkin Walmart might be America's very top location for people watching -- the teens repaired to a home that we can only presume was free of parental dominion at the time, as criminal debauchery was soon to ensue on the premises.
The affidavit then states that Weeks and the victim started to fool around at the house, the girl and Weeks kissing mutually. When Weeks's hands started wandering, as the hands of male whore dogs will do, the girl is alleged to have told him to stop.
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But then, according to the affidavit, her will and ability to resist were eroded by the effects of the cough medicine. The affidavit states that Weeks pulled her pants down and had sex with her and did not stop until told to by one of the other teenagers on the scene.
After his arrest, Weeks told police that he thought the sex was consensual, which leads us to believe that he might be a better male whore dog than legal scholar, as 13-year-olds cannot by law consent to sex, especially not to sex with 18-year-old men.
Weeks is now free after posting $50,000 bond.