Steven Powell says $1.8M judgment against him is too much

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  • San Diego Orem, UT
    Nov. 8, 2013 7:11 p.m.

    @So. Cal Reader
    The point CJB is making is that if the young girls and their family had never known about Powell's sick acts and the pictures that were kept in his private possession then they would not have suffered the traumatic effects. The victims did not know they were victims until the authorities told them they were and only after that were they affected. It is unfortunate that in order to seek justice for what Powell did, that the acts cannot remain sealed from the public and victims so that prosecution could proceed without causing the trauma to the victims.

  • So. Cal Reader San Diego, CA
    Nov. 8, 2013 3:41 p.m.

    @ cjb

    Excuse me, but where do you get that these "8 & 10 year old" little girls didn't suffer an "actual harm?" And where do you get that the pictures themselves were made public? I've never seen them, nor even know the names of the little girls involved. Law Enforcement discovered them in their investigation of this beast and did what they are sworn to do & have a duty and responsibility to do: report them to the DA's Office for their review. I guess I understand where you're coming from-- everyone involved should have not done anything with these pictures, which is a crime to even possess, let alone to take & store the pictures. Remeber, this beast is serving time based soley on these pictures. And how do you know these girls haven't suffered any harm? I can't tell you how many people I've met with and counseled over the years who have very traumatic times getting over "acts from the past." These girls families, because of their ages, have every right to try to squeeze every last cent from Powell.

  • cjb Bountiful, UT
    Nov. 8, 2013 9:32 a.m.

    As much as I disagree with everything Steven Powell and his murderous son I have to agree with him on this. The girls he took pictures of suffered no actual harm, but if they did ,then law enforcement, the press and perhaps the parents themselves who all made these pictures public and notified the girls all share in any damage done.

  • U-tar Woodland Hills, UT
    Nov. 7, 2013 10:53 p.m.

    Powell = Vermin, life behind bars!

  • Open Minded Mormon Everett, 00
    Nov. 7, 2013 7:27 p.m.

    I still want to know why this guy keeps popping up in Utah newspapers?

  • DEW Sandy, UT
    Nov. 7, 2013 6:47 p.m.

    Now you can tell the truth what happened to Susan and her where about.

  • Truthseeker SLO, CA
    Nov. 7, 2013 6:17 p.m.

    Steve Powell:

    Two dead sons
    Two dead grandsons.
    One dead daughter-in-law.

    $1.8 million is merely chump change for the legacy you helped create.

  • TRUTH Salt Lake City, UT
    Nov. 7, 2013 4:50 p.m.

    $1.8 Million is about we wave it and you show us where you buried the body?

  • donquixote84721 Cedar City, UT
    Nov. 7, 2013 4:24 p.m.

    He should be offered a "deal," if he provides location of Susan Powel. Not a "free Ride," but a deal good enough to entice him. No punishment given him will bring Susan home, but a deal might, help bring closer to her family.

  • Liberal Ted Salt Lake City, UT
    Nov. 7, 2013 3:21 p.m.

    The idea that we're considering releasing him from prison is too much. The last thing we need is another human beings life, destroyed by this perverted animal.

  • Irony Guy Bountiful, Utah
    Nov. 7, 2013 3:07 p.m.

    It ain't enough.

  • Mike in Sandy Sandy, UT
    Nov. 7, 2013 2:33 p.m.

    He's lucky he's alive to complain

  • So. Cal Reader San Diego, CA
    Nov. 7, 2013 2:29 p.m.

    I hope these young girls and their families are able to collect every cent that Powell has access to. Mr. Powell and his family haven't quite understood the choice and accountability-portion for their sick actions.

  • morpunkt Glendora, CA
    Nov. 7, 2013 2:20 p.m.

    We, the people, say his jail time was too little