A Latah County 2nd District Court judge ordered Tuesday that a convicted sex offender, Steven Sitler, must continue to have an approved chaperone present, within his direct line of sight, at all times he is around his infant child in the wake of new disclosures of “contact resulting in actual sexual stimulation.”
This being the time fixed pursuant to order of the Court for review of the defendant’s probation terms in this case, Court noted the presence of counsel; Blaine Holman, Probation Officer; and the defendant. . . .
This Court finds that the documents listed below “contain highly intimate facts or statements, the publication of which would be highly objectionable to a reasonable person.” I.C.A.R. 32(i)(1). Further, in weighing the interests of the public against the defendant’s privacy interest, the documents listed below should be sealed to reasonable preserve defendant’s privacy. . . .
“In the last six weeks, four (4) sex offender specialists have rendered opinions and recommendations supporting the conclusion that Steven Sitler should continue to parent his baby son at his home as he has already done for the last four months. . . .”
The following status report and recommendations regarding Steven Sitler has been made at the request of multiple sources that include Probation officer Blaine Hollman and Mr. Sitler’s attorney Dean Wullenwaber. . . .
This morning I sat in a nearly empty courtroom and listened to arguments regarding the June 11th marriage of Steven Sitler and Katie Travis. The Department of Corrections unambiguously stated that they did not support this marriage. . . .