SEX OFFENDER ASKS FOR 99, GETS 50 YEARS
Daniel Ostrander, a 45 year old convicted sex offender, was sentenced to 50 years in prisonfor failing to register. He was released from prison in 2010 after serving most of a 25 yearsentence for the sexual assault of a child. Just before he was scheduled to meet withauthorities and register as a sex offender, he cut off his GPS tracking device and left his halfwayhouse. He turned himself in two months later because he said he was tired of beinghomeless. He told jurors, If you give me anything else than 99 years I will think you'reweak. He faced 25 years to life in prison because of his past history.
(Fort Worth, Texas)