Thursday, May 23, 2013

The Bob Matheson You Didn't Know

Matheson in his AFN t-shirt
I received several emails from a Tattler reader recently who has been digging into the Bob Matheson situation here in Sierra Madre in hopes of unearthing more information than we already have. Matheson, as I am certain you know, is the once upon a time socially and politically prominent Sierra Madre resident who was arrested and convicted in Canada in 2011 for owning and transporting a computer laptop loaded with lurid child pornography, both photographic and video.

Bob did some prison time in Canada because of this, yet despite all of his problems returned to Sierra Madre to resume life here with absolutely no change to his legal status in this community. He is as free to go where he wishes as anyone else living here. A situation that has outraged many in this community, while at the same time having been met with a profound and at times puzzling indifference at City Hall.

Here is how this concerned Tattler reader introduced his discoveries:

Bob has been involved in TV and radio production for his entire life. I have seen him running the city council productions when I first became involved in this mess and didn't know who was who. I am sure it was him. John I may not have told you this, but I was an internal investigator for several large department stores for many years after I left the Army. This past has enabled me to follow a piece of a clue for years, I'm like a bloodhound that way. I have over 500 felony arrests for theft, with a 100% conviction rate. All of these have come down to a paper trail and video. This is why I feel this is such damning evidence of cover-up on very high levels.  Here is the best of what I found. 

The first find by our contributing reader is from a document produced by the California Historical Radio Society. Bob Matheson's lifelong involvement with radio broadcasting, which began in the Bay Area where he grew up, has caused him to become concerned about the preservation of a museum dedicated to the early years of Bay Area radio. If you click here you will be taken to what is basically a 2012 fundraising appeal for this effort. In the section reserved for comments, here is what Matheson has to say:

July 18, 2012 at 10:41 pmI doubt I’m the only one who entered a career in broadcasting as a result of growing up with the radio stations in the Bay Area. From being KCSM-TV’s first student cameraman to retiring as the Director of Broadcasting at the American Forces Network IAFN Broadcast Center. It was the best career I could have ever hoped for. And being asked by Red Blanchard’s daughter to write Red’s Obituary was the greatest honor I’ll ever enjoy.

I thought of the stations I listened to most as a kid, and decided my first contribution to save the CHRS would be $740 because of the incredible influence Red Blanchard had on my career. But then I thought that’s not enough, so Emperor Gene Nelson got the nod, and I’m proud to have pitched in with $1,260.

OK, the rest of you…get off your butt and put your money where your heart is, in the memory of those early days of broadcasting in the Bay Area. Russ Hodges, Don Sherwood, Ira Blue and many others are counting on you!!

I don't know if I would have described writing anybody's obituary as "the greatest honor I'll ever enjoy," but the Red Blanchard connection is significant for today's story. It is also important to note that this statement was made after his significant legal problems with child pornography in Canada concluded and he had returned to Sierra Madre. I suppose this can also be considered a part of his return to normal life (as it were) unscathed.

Red Blanchard was a pioneering Bay Area disc jockey and one that Bob Matheson both admired and was inspired by when he was growing up. And at a 2008 Bay Area Radio Hall of Fame dinner honoring Red and other legendary radio personalities from that area, Matheson played a significant role. Here is how the event was described in the Bay Area Radio Digest (link):

Capacity Crowd Cheers BARHOF Class Of 2008 An overflow crowd of fans, friends and colleagues was on hand to welcome the latest group of inductees into the Bay Area Radio Hall of Fame on October 1 at the Doubletree Inn on the Berkeley Marina.

Sixteen of the seventeen members of BARHOF's Class of 2008 were represented at the gala luncheon, including Broadcast Legends Red Blanchard and Don Klein.

New inductees Rosie Allen, Alex Bennett, Renel Brooks-Moon, Bob Fouts, Mickey Luckoff, Terry McGovern and Dave Sholin were all present for the ceremony.

Matheson's part at this event was to help induct Red Blanchard into this regional radio Hall of Fame. His portion of that evening is described in the Bay Area Radio Digest this way:

Other presenters included Bill Faust (for his step-father, Doug Pledger), Bob Matheson (for Red Blanchard), Ed Baxter (for Rosie Allen), Ronn Owens (for Mickey Luckoff), Dana Jang (for Mikel Hunter), Mike Preston (for Dave Sholin), Ted "Hezzie" Johnson (for Dude Martin) and Al Newman (for Terry McGovern).

Matheson's speech honoring Red Blanchard is available on YouTube and can be linked to by clicking here. The video is described this way on its YouTube page:

Uploaded on Mar 7, 2011 -- Red Blanchard is inducted into the San Francisco Bay Area Radio/TV Hall of Fame. Rene White produces this startling video of Bob Matheson introducing Red at the Bay Area Radio Hall of Fame Awards event; ripped from history's living flank!

In retrospect it seems pretty obvious that Red Blanchard deserved a far better emcee and obituary writer.

Bob Matheson, whose own radio career seems to have been spent exclusively in the employ of the Armed Forces Network, views himself as a Bay Area Radio Hall of Fame member. You can find him mentioned in this BARHOF document by clicking here

Bob is also listed on the Broadcast Legends site. There his industry affiliation is "Armed Forces Radio & Television." Whether being on this site means you are an actual "broadcast legend," or merely someone who paid to have himself described that way, is unclear. There is also no date on this on-line document. I am not certain that any of the Armed Forces would be too crazy today about this affiliation. The link to this one is found here.

Bob Matheson's radio and television career did begin with the military, specifically the Air Force. During 1966 and 1967 Bob spent his time on Ramey Air Force Base in Aquadillo, Puerto Rico. Which was not a bad duty station when you consider where many other military personnel were spending that era. Click here for a link to a Ramey Air Force Base Historical Association page dedicated to Bob Matheson.

Bob later went on to a career in the Armed Forces Network (AFN, as on his t-shirt pictured above), and can be found quoted on topics germane to that organization in several places. Here on a site called EE Times (link), Bob is quoted on the rapidly changing preference of military members for music over sports broadcasting. 

DoD signs off from sports radio broadcasts (7/5/2006 4:47 PM EDT) WASHINGTON — The days of sitting around the barracks listening to a ballgame on the radio are apparently over. 

The Defense Department said Wednesday (July 5) it is discontinuing later this summer play-by-play radio broadcasts of sporting events. The reason?

Armed Forces Radio "audiences prefer to watch the greater variety of sports on television rather than listen to them on the radio," Robert Matheson, director of broadcasting at the AFN Broadcast Center (Riverside, Calif.) said in a Pentagon statement. "When radio sports coverage comes on, most listeners tune out."

Matheson was also quoted on this topic of great military importance in Air Force Magazine. Here is how he was quoted there (link):

Radio Games End“What we found was when our single-channel, local AFN radio station switched from music to a sports event, more than half the audience left. Music is what they’re looking to be entertained with. When they can’t find music, they’ll go to their iPods or CDs or computers.”—Robert Matheson, director of American Forces Network broadcasting in Riverside, Calif., as AFN announces plans to drop play-by-play radio broadcasts of sports events, Baltimore Sun, July 7.

There was also this from a press release put out by the U.S. Department of Defense in 2006 (link):

AFN To End Radio Play-By-Play Sports The Department of Defense announced today that the American Forces Network (AFN) will cease broadcasting play-by-play sports on radio later this summer.

The decision to discontinue live play-by-play sports on radio was based upon a series of Department of Defense worldwide audience surveys of military members and civilian employees stationed overseas, which showed the preference of viewers to watch sports, rather than just listen to them.  The impact of live sports on overseas local affiliate radio schedules was also factored into the decision.

“AFN audiences prefer to watch the greater variety of sports on television rather than listen to them on the radio,” said Mr. Robert Matheson, director of broadcasting at the AFN Broadcast Center in Riverside, Calif.  “When radio sports coverage comes on, most listeners tune out.  Our mission is better served when the largest possible audience tunes in to non-sports programming and spends more time listening."

Despite all of the claims above about not broadcasting sports on the Armed Forces Network any longer, the following Bob Matheson related story can be found on a site dedicated to Missouri Valley Conference basketball (link): 

December 30 MVC Telecast to Be Shown Worldwide on American Forces Network
The Missouri Valley Conference and FSN Midwest will give a unique "thank you" to American troops with the telecast of the Northern Iowa at eighth-ranked Wichita State men’s basketball game on Saturday, December 30. The television coverage will begin at 7:30 p.m. Central on December 30 from Charles Koch Arena in Wichita, Kansas.

In a special event titled "This One’s For You," the telecast will recognize American Armed Forces serving overseas. American troops worldwide will be able to watch the game via American Forces Network (AFN).

The telecast will feature greetings taped by American troops -- deployed in Iraq -- with ties to Wichita and Waterloo-Cedar Falls, Iowa.  Troops from 130th Field Artillery Regiment in Topeka, Kansas, and members of the 1st Battalion of the 133rd Infantry Iowa Army National Guard -- which includes several UNI ROTC graduates -- will be featured.

Said Robert Matheson, AFN Director of Broadcasting: "This isn’t the first time that FSN Midwest has gone the extra mile for our men and women in uniform around the world. It is such a privilege to work along side individuals and industry professionals who continually place our military at the top of their priority list. This event says a great deal about the Missouri Valley Conference as well as the people who make the broadcast happen. It not only honors those who stand in defense of this country, but it is an incredible ‘touch of home’ that cannot be underestimated, especially at this time of year. Your efforts are sincerely appreciated and on behalf of Americans stationed in 176 countries and serving aboard U.S. Navy ships at sea, thank you and well done."

So there you have it. The Armed Forces Network "broadcast legend" with a predilection for child pornography. The kind that features photos and videos of young boys both alone and having sex with adult males. And also an individual who worked with advanced television and other communications technology on military bases where young males are the predominate portion of the population.

I guess the military didn't think to ask, and Bob Matheson didn't see the need to tell. Not completely unlike what is still happening in Sierra Madre.

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60 comments:

  1. who is running the new Sierra Madre channel and why is it a secret?

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    1. I think we know know who, and why.

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  2. In South Korea the judicial system chemically castrates it's sex offender's, how about putting Bob's name on he list for this procedure?

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  3. Here is a link to download the latest SMTV3 Agenda from Wednesday, January 11, 2012.

    http://www.cityofsierramadre.com/i-want/to/find/events/icalrepeat.detail/2013/05/23/272/-/-
    Community Member Chair John Johnson
    Community Services Commissioner David Crochettere
    Community Services Commissioner alternate Pat Alcorn
    Senior Community Commissioner Dorthy Jemeycic
    Senior Community Commissioner alternate Alan Leahy
    Community Members
    Ward Calaway, Vacant, Vacant

    Neuroblast Films

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    1. Trust me, Bob Matheson has absolutely nothing to do with either of the SMTV stations.

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    2. We trust you Anonymous, why wouldn't we?

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    3. Anon 7:10 are you saying that Bob Matheson has NEVER had anything to do with SMTV3?

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    4. No, but I know the people listed on the SMTV Committee, and believe me, they'd shoot him if they had the chance.

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    5. Do any of the people on the "committee" have any knowledge in TV broadcast? If not, and I doubt it... who do you think is actually working on it? Who is the person with the hands on behind the scenes running the cameras and equipment? Do you think it is any of the committee members I think not.

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    6. The same people who run SMTV3. KGEM out of Monrovia. Here they just pick the 3 Stooges episode they want run.

      http://www.cityofsierramadre.com/smtv

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    7. I don't think Matheson has anything to do with SMTV either. But since City Hall refuses to discuss anything to do with him, how can people really ever know? If he had been registered as a sex offender, this would be clear.

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    8. I have not seen KGEM employees Travis, Mark, or the Director Lance ever at any Sierra Madre council meeting. Let us not mince words here. Who is behind the wall on the south side of the Sierra Madre city hall building running the cameras lights and audio HERE in Sierra Madre that is sent to KGEM for broadcast?

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  4. So Matheson is living on a goverment pension? Your tax dollars at work.

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    1. My question is "when did Bob Matheson "retire" from the military"? Was it after his arrest in Canada?
      If so Bob Matheson MUST be prosecuted under UCMJ. ALL service members that are convicted or charged in a crime internationally are also subject the the Uniform Code Of Military Justice. These judicial proceedings will determine if Bob is due to be dishonorably discharged as well as possible military prison, loss of rank, and fines.

      http://www.au.af.mil/au/awc/awcgate/ucmj.htm

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    2. If so, it looks like Bob has skated by more than once.

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    3. I would be willing to alert the military to this creep's vacation behind bars - any idea of where I forward the article?

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  5. Sounds like a major cover up... No wonder Bob is off the map. He must have more than one dirt secret!

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  6. None of this has anything to do with anything he has done to children in Sierra Madre
    and seems a bit of a waste of time to read . Who cares what his wook background is

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    1. Wook background? Are you a Jedi?

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    2. Hey "wook background"
      This is how investigations work.

      His background illustrates that Bob Matheson has A LOT of experience making films. He also has a top level understanding of film distribution and broadcast. Bob Matheson maintains a Ham operator lic. Just like the pedifile arrested in Salinas recently.

      Here is the guy they busted in Salinas for child porn recently.
      David J. Stevens, 58, of Salinas, Calif
      Call Sign: KE6TKO, Licensee ID: L00175038
      Grant Date: 04/01/1998, Expiration Date: 04/28/2005, Cancellation Date: 03/20/2001
      Registrant: David J Stevens, 10 East Bernal Dr 3, Salinas, CA 93906

      here is the story
      http://www.tampabay.com/news/publicsafety/crime/authorities-arrest-wanted-man-in-child-porn-video/2121270

      Here is the Salinas radio list
      http://www.city-data.com/aradio/lic-Salinas-California.html

      Here is his Ham radio info:
      Call Sign: K6TKO, Previous Call Sign: KE6TKO, Licensee ID: L00175038
      Grant Date: 03/20/2001, Expiration Date: 03/20/2011, Certifier: David J Stevens
      Registrant: David J Stevens, 10 East Bernal Dr 3, Salinas, CA 93906

      Is his brother another ham operator still there at the same address with the Ham radio?

      Call Sign: N3WSJ, Licensee ID: L00175096
      Grant Date: 04/07/1998, Expiration Date: 01/22/2006, Cancellation Date: 01/23/2008
      Registrant: Germaine F Stevens, 10 East Bernal Dr 3, Salinas, CA 93906

      Germaine F Stevens was born in 1956. Germaine currently lives in Salinas, California. Before that, Germaine lived in Salinas, CA from 2006 to 2007. Before that, Germaine lived in Watsonville, CA in 2000.

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    3. Information is important, Luke. Things that might seem secondary now and take on a new importance when additional discoveries are made. Use the force!

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    4. What exactly was the connection between Matheson and Mosca/Bosse?

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    5. Bob Matheson hosted Joe Mosca's 2010 re-election campaign kickoff event at his home. The cream of Sierra Madre society was there in attendance.

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    6. Matheson was a Mosca supporter and had a "party" at his home in that capacity. Joe Mosca and his boyfriend Matt Bosse adopted two young boys. Bob Matheson had collected thousands of pedifle pic and videos of young boys, and young boys with older men and was arrested for it.
      When Bob Matheson was arrested, before the story broke, Joe Mosca quit his job with SEMPRA, and his position as Mayor, his boyfriend quit his medical practice, they sold their home, and moved they out of the country with their newly adopted young boys.
      That's about it why?

      Here is Josh and Buchanan on the Matheson matter
      http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T9aSmo0va_M

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    7. Funny that the only thing the then Mayor and Mayor Pro Tem had to say about the matter was that they had nothing to do with it. Beyond that it was all on Chief of Police Two Calls.

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    8. Chief "Two Calls" I like it!!!!

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    9. Josh Moran did have something to say to the Pasadena Star News, and that was to deny he ever knew Bob Matheson. That is when the pictures of those two party animals drinking together downtown started to circulate.

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    10. Josh could have told the truth and noone would have cared. It would have been forgotten by now. Instead he is going to have to live with this fib for years.

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  7. There's nothing to see here .. move along, move along.

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  8. Somehow I think the greatest political scandal in Sierra Madre history is just getting started.

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  9. The people at the California Historical Radio Society obviously did not know what kind of person they were welcoming into their midst. Would Matheson being registered as a sex offender have changed that? I hope so. Or I hope they will find out now. Everyone who knows him needs to know about his time in Canadian jail, the evidence for it, and to keep him away from their kids, and any other kids, at all cost.

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  10. 7:29, Bob, like all of these kinds of sick and destructive people, has probably been doing this child porn thing for a lot longer than when he got caught - maybe most of his life. And he's experienced with the camera. Don't you get it? Also these guys don't rehabilitate.
    That's why they have to be registered.

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    1. I agree. And the guy was a senior executive for the Armed Forces Network. A huge worldwide network of television and radio stations. It isn't like he is a weekend photographer taking pictures of the Wistaria.

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  11. This man has a pension? Paid for by my taxes?

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    1. Films are expensive.

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    2. Amazing, isn't it? We pay all that money to the government, and they in turn give it to people like this guy. Look at what he does with the time that money buys him.

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  12. A big thanks to the Tattler reader who gave this information to the Tattler - and thanks Tattler for keeping this man's crimes front and center.
    Our police department and city leaders might be willing to forget about it, but anyone who cares about children will not.

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    1. Sometimes all we have is the ability to cut through all the dumbed down nonsense we are fed by the city and get our hands on the real information.

      Sometimes that is enough.

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  13. Hey 7:29, you write anything he "has done to children in Sierra Madre." Two questions for you:

    Do you know that some of his victims were from Sierra Madre?

    Why do you use the past tense?

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    1. 7:29, I think you need to call the police department and tell them what you know! This is important!

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    2. Maybe Bob-O decided to get his prey only outside of his home turf.
      Nah, makes no sense. The police have already given him a free pass.

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    3. Quite a message our city government has sent predators. Sierra Madre looks the other way. Move here.

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  14. Anon 3:10 thank you, it has been tedious. Listen ...can you hear it? The other foot is about to fall. Check back soon.

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  15. Break it up, break it up...Nothing to see here. This is an on going investigation, move along, move along....

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  16. I have always thought that Matheson must know some things that other people are scared to death might get out. He used that information to get himself a break here. Either that or he is snitching on the people he used to trade pictures with.

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    1. He has a network. Child pornography cannot exist without a network.

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    2. I don't think he acts alone. He has friends in town.

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  17. This photo is outrageously sickening. Big smile at the camera, young boy (Hispanic? I mention this because wouldn't it be interesting if there waa a pattern of the "types" of young boys he preyed upon)) looking up at him. Fistfull of money with a change apron on yet he is reaching into his pocket for something. What were the circumstances where this photo was taken? I don't recognize the white brick half wall as being any of Sierra Madre park spaces. A local school or church maybe? Places to find children (with their families for greater ingratiation!).

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    1. All that money. Was he buying or selling?

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  18. Glendora, California has a male like Bob Matheson who like to pray on Hispanic boys from Azusa, California and some Glendora kids too. He took the easy way out and shot himself but the local GPD hid and then destroyed all the home movies and still photos of his sexual victims etc..

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    1. Artie Venberg jr is the Glendora man you are talking about.
      According to reports, some residents of Glendora, California people of a certain age's were aware of the goings on that took place in the Venberg Building on 111 North Glendora Avenue in the Village.

      In the Venberg Jr. pornography and molesting case in Glendora, California. The GPD chief took all he pictures and film and burned it.


      Why did the (then) Chief of Police for Glendora, California hide and finally destroy so much evidence connected to VenBerg Jr's. legal case against him?

      Maybe someone should ask why Tessitor was so helpful in destroying evidence?

      This type of investigation should have been done with Glendora, California also, they to have had sexual coverups that suddenly stopped in it's city hall.

      In a efforts to protect the highly politically connected people living and still living in Glendora, California. Venberg, Linden Uriah Sawyer aka; Ludwick..

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    1. OK. There are a lot of them.

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  20. I just found this out a few hours ago and it's making me sick to my stomach. How did I miss this story since I was in town till late Oct of 2012? I used to live in SM from 2000-2012 and I now live in Glendale. In 2004 I met Bob at the then Sierra Madre Brewing Company now Lucky Baldwins. I told him I did tours to entertain the troops with my rock band. He was very excited and proud to get media on my story and make it a part of the local paper etc. I found him to be a very nice man. But now looking back at it. There was something in his eye at times that seem "unsettling". I hear a lot talk as almost to crucify the man. I do think he is sick and needs intense psychological treatment to curb his acts. I'm just really hurt because I felt proud working with someone in the military media that helped with our story being told about playing music for soldiers in Iraq and Afghanistan. I'm really sad over this and the children that might have been abused and hurt. For the record I have no sympathy for him and the crime he's committed. I do think they need to evaluate him and see if he's a menace and if so, lock him up in mental facility. Thanks for letting me vent. I was in need of talking about my feelings on this. Very sad day for me on this Memorial Day.

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  21. I am the Canadian citizen who first notified the SMPD about Matheson, and I'm mortified to learn that nothing has been done to contain the threat to your community posed by this filthy predator. Perhaps the following email chain between Marilyn Diaz and myself, which begins December 13, 2011 (but is in reverse order here) will assist with the Tattler's public records request in terms of determining who knew what, and when, about Matheson. Note that in this timeframe (actually several days prior if memory serves) I also posted comments in an article on the sierranews.net site that included links to the Nova Scotia newspaper story. But these were deleted without comment or followup. The only alteration I have made to the following exchange is to redact my full name and city of residence. As I'm only allowed 4096 characters, I'll need to break this up across a few posts, stay tuned.

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  22. Dear Mr. XXXXXX:

    Thank you for your response. We have taken appropriate action and are working with federal authorities, thanks to your email.

    Marilyn Diaz

    Sent from my Verizon Wireless Phone


    ----- Reply message -----
    From: "Paul XXXXXX"
    To: "Marilyn Diaz"
    Subject: City of Sierra Madre: Convicted Sex Offender
    Date: Fri, Jan 6, 2012 15:26



    Dear Ms. Diaz,

    Apologies for the delay in responding to your follow-up question - I was traveling for the holidays and didn't have an opportunity to check this email account for some weeks.

    Although I am a former resident of Nova Scotia (and regularly read Nova Scotia newspapers, such as the one where I saw notice of Mr. Mathers conviction), I currently reside in XXXXXXX, VA.

    Best Regards,

    Paul XXXXXX


    On Mon, Dec 19, 2011 at 6:24 PM, Marilyn Diaz wrote:

    Dear Mr. XXXXXX:

    I appreciated your information. Would you mind telling me if you are a Canadian (Nova Scotia) resident? You certainly do not need to disclose that---I am just curious. Thank you.

    Marilyn Diaz
    Chief of Police
    Sierra Madre Police Department
    (626) 355-5247
    mdiaz@cityofsierramadre.com
    Sierra Madre 2007 All American City Award http://www.allamericacityaward.com/things-to-know-about-all-america-city-award/past-winners-of-the-all-america-city-award/

    Also featured in Sunset Magazine Worlds away, just north of L.A. http://www.sunset.com/travel/california/worlds-away-north-la-00400000014697/


    -----Original Message-----
    From: Paul XXXXXX [mailto:pmXXXXXX@gmail.com]
    Sent: Tuesday, December 13, 2011 10:30 AM
    To: Marilyn Diaz
    Subject: City of Sierra Madre: Convicted Sex Offender

    This is an enquiry email via City of Sierra Madre from:
    Paul XXXXXX < pmXXXXXX@gmail.com >

    Name: Paul XXXXXX
    E-mail: pmXXXXXX@gmail.com
    Subject: Convicted Sex Offender
    Message: Dear Officer Diaz,

    The residents of Sierra Madre should be aware of the pending return to their community of a convicted sex offender.

    Since the offense and prison sentence were committed in Canada by a resident of Sierra Madre, I am uncertain if they will be required to register in your local sex offender registry. However, you should be aware of the details, and of the threat that this individual poses to your community. The offender is:

    Robert William Matheson
    2030 Liliano Drive
    Sierra Madre, California 91024
    United States

    He has been convicted, in the Canadian province of Nova Scotia (where he evidently has a summer home), for the possession and importation of child pornography.

    You may read about his trial and conviction from Canadian news sources such as the following:

    http://thechronicleherald.ca/metro/42367-us-man-66-jailed-having-child-porn-laptop

    Mr. Matheson is currently serving his sentence, but it is anticipated that he will be returning to Sierra Madre in only a few months. Residents should be aware of this potential predator in their midst.

    Regards,

    Paul XXXXXX



    User info
    IP address: XXX.XXX.XX.XXX
    IP Based Location: XXXXXXX, VA, USA
    Web Browser: Firefox 8.0
    Operating System: Windows
    Screen resolution: 1280x1024

    Last page visited
    Page Tile: City of Sierra Madre - Marilyn Diaz
    Page URL: http://www.cityofsierramadre.com/sierra-madre-contacts/contact-the-police-department/39-marilyn-diaz

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  23. Sorry, there was one important email in the chain that I forgot to include in the last two posts. This was Diaz' initial response to my initial contact on the city's webpage form. Note that it is within hours of my original contact with them


    Marilyn Diaz

    12/13/11

    to me, Larry, Mike
    Dear Mr. XXXXXXX:

    Thank you for passing on this information. I am sending a copy to Captain Giannone, who will become Chief in January, and to Lt. Kirkpatrick, who monitors sex offenders. We will look into it.

    Marilyn Diaz
    Chief of Police
    Sierra Madre Police Department
    (626) 355-5247
    mdiaz@cityofsierramadre.com
    Sierra Madre 2007 All American City Award http://www.allamericacityaward.com/things-to-know-about-all-america-city-award/past-winners-of-the-all-america-city-award/

    Also featured in Sunset Magazine Worlds away, just north of L.A. http://www.sunset.com/travel/california/worlds-away-north-la-00400000014697/

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  24. Note also that despite easily verifiable notification of a conviction on 13 December, the search of Matheson's premises did not take place until 20 December, a full week later.

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    1. I need actual j-pegs of these emails. I would be more than glad to post them on this site. Please email them to sierramadretattler@gmail.com

      I do appreciate you getting in touch, but if I could get actual reproductions it would be so much more effective.

      Thanks! John Crawford

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