L.I. FAMILY COURT JUDGE REASSIGNED AMID PROBE
CBS New York
Suffolk County Family Court Judge Andrew Tarantino, a Long Island judge who is the target ofcomplaints from Parents for Megan's Law and the Crime Victims Center, a victim's advocacy group,has been given other duties pending the findings of a state investigation. PFML allege thejudge improperly allowed, Dennis DeMille, a convicted sex offender to participate in overnightvisitation with his own three children. He's known as the champion for sex offender rights,Laura Ahearn, of the advocacy group, said. In May 2008, DeMille, a former Garden City MiddleSchool teacher, was convicted in Nassau County of Rape and in November 2009, was sentenced for aconviction of possession of child pornography in Suffolk County. State courts spokesman DavidBookstaver says Tarantino was reassigned.
(Garden City, NY)