Ex-Mayor John Sommerer of Coral Springs Sentenced to 4 1/2 Years for Molesting a 5 year old Was Justice Served?

Commentary by Howard Melamed  June 7,2008: Last week, John Sommerer a previous mayor of Coral Springs was sentenced to 4 1/2 years in prison and given a 30 probation period, after pleading “No-Contest”.  He was able to have the 1/2 year that he was behind bars taken off the sentence.  The question we all have in our mind is “Was Justice Served?” I have received several emails indicating that Sommerer received a light sentence considering that it was a 5 year old that he may have molested.  I say, “MAY HAVE” because a “no contest” plea does not necessarily mean…

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