Ex-UT swim coach John Trembley won't be charged over sexually graphic emails

John Trembley swam for UT from 1970 until his graduation in 1975 with a bachelor's degree in philosophy. He won five NCAA championships for the university, set three records and was a nine-time All-American. (KNS Archive)

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John Trembley swam for UT from 1970 until his graduation in 1975 with a bachelor's degree in philosophy. He won five NCAA championships for the university, set three records and was a nine-time All-American. (KNS Archive)

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John Trembley

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He held the respect of all his swimmers, revered by students as the rock of the aquatics program.

He trawled the Internet in private, leading a life of lies in search of drug-fueled sex with strangers.

"What are u interested in doing?" he wrote in an email from his University of Tennessee account. "I love it all. ... better hurry if u are horny."

UT records don't make clear whether John Trembley, the disgraced former University of Tennessee men's swim coach fired Jan. 3, ever acted on his online offers of sex or whether that double life extended past a few days in May and June of last year when Trembley advertised on Craigslist from his UT-issued computer as a man less than half his age, swapped nude photos with prospective sex partners and traded lewd emails with another user claiming to be a 17-year-old boy.

Trembley lost his job as the university's second longest-serving coach for those emails but will face no criminal charges. Knoxville police said Friday they found no evidence of a case to prosecute.

Trembley says he's sorry and blamed his behavior on depression and drug abuse. He wrote in a statement sent out by his lawyer, Donald A. Bosch, that he sought treatment and believes he's now in recovery.

"For the past several years, I have been treated for depression," Trembley wrote. "More recently I have struggled with substance abuse and addiction to fantasy communications with others through the Internet. ... I continue to seek and receive treatment and have been substance- and destructive behavior-free for 2012. ... I deeply regret any harm leveled on anyone. ... It is a beautiful day and it is great to be alive."

Bosch pointed out the investigation found no proof Trembley engaged in such discussions with any of his swimmers or any other UT students.

The university fired Trembley, 59, three days into the year with no public explanation other than a vague accusation of "gross misconduct." UT police turned the case over to KPD investigators two days later.

Trembley — a husband, Bible study leader and father of three — had been a decorated UT swimmer and the university's longest-serving coach except for women's basketball head coach Pat Summitt. He coached for 23 seasons before UT officials terminated his contract, which would have lasted through June 2014.

The job paid close to $180,000 in total compensation.

Trembley had the right to appeal his firing. He didn't.

The investigation kicked off with questions from a former Olympian about Trembley hitting up boosters for money. A graduate student, Drew Rutherford, complained on Dec. 2 that Trembley had asked former UT swimmer Melvin Stewart, a Trembley protégé and 1992 winner of two Olympic gold medals, for a check made payable to him personally, according to a UT police report.

Stewart then called Coleman Weibley, UT director of swimming operations, to ask what would be done with the money, saying Trembley might be hitting up others for cash as well. University officials questioned Trembley and brought up rumors of drug use that he didn't deny.

"Mr. Trembley explained that he was going to use the money for personal gain but did not elaborate further on what," UT police Cpl. Ben Doty wrote in a report. "He advised ... that he had a change of heart and deposited the money into (a private account)."

He asked to retire with two years' pay.

Officials noted Trembley had shown signs of depression since the death of assistant swim coach Joe Hendee, who lost a battle with brain cancer that April. Reports claimed he sometimes sat under his desk in the dark.

Officials later found components of a crack pipe there, according to another report.

UT police searched Trembley's computer Dec. 22, looking for financial records, and discovered the emails and photos, all apparently sent over a period of about two weeks in spring 2011 when Trembley visited Ventura, Calif. He described himself in the messages to men and women as a "sane, clean, educated guy" — 32 years old in some messages, 26 or 27 in others — "into giving/receiving ... maybe more."

He bragged about a passion for cross-dressing and anal and oral sex. He offered to pay for a cab for one Internet user, who claimed to be a 17-year-old boy, to visit his hotel room and offered marijuana and methamphetamine as a reward.

"I can (have sex) all night when I also enjoy Ms. Tina (slang for meth) which I have here," Trembley wrote. "I will pay for ur cab both ways and we can party and play most or all night ... ur call!"

UT officials confronted Trembley with the messages.

"Mr. Trembley seemed stoic or coached during the termination hearing even when presented with the solicitation emails," Doty, the UT police corporal, wrote. "He flipped through the emails and would only say 'yes' as he flipped through them."

Trembley asked whether he could keep the emails. UT officials fired him instead and turned the emails over to KPD's Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force.

"The university responded quickly and decisively," UT spokeswoman Margie Nichols said.

KPD Investigator Richard Giammarino, a financial-crimes specialist, and ICAC investigators worked the case for the next four months but determined the evidence wouldn't support criminal charges.

"The allegations have been ruled unfounded," KPD spokesman Darrell DeBusk said Friday.

He gave no other details.

Trembley grew up in Schenectady, N.Y., and swam for UT from 1970 until his graduation in 1975 with a bachelor's degree in philosophy. He won five NCAA championships for the university, set three records and was a nine-time All-American.

He joined the men's swim team staff as an assistant coach following graduation and helped guide the team to the university's first and only national swimming championship in 1978. He left in 1980 to coach for Mercersburg Academy in Pennsylvania but returned to UT in 1988 as head coach.

Trembley's accomplishments at UT included leading the team to SEC titles in 1989 and 1996 and winning the SEC's Coach of the Year award six times.

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Witch_Doctors writes:

Witch Doctor give the AD dept credit for not letting this slip out. Witch Doctor say maybe and innocent man was innocent? Witch Doctor say if so, the system worked.
Bones never lie.

Witch_Doctors writes:

in response to WaltGoVols:

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Witch Doctor say they updated article since I posted. Witch Doctor say if he was sending these ...yes he should be fired.
Bones never lie.

rusty_shackleford writes:

"filthy fantasies"? Defined by whom? Come on Matt, be better than that. Your comment of "filthy" is purely conjecture, prejudicial, and judgemental. If you quote someone without giving them credit, that's plagarism. The editor should know better and so should you.

FLVOL_79 writes:

in response to rusty_shackleford:

"filthy fantasies"? Defined by whom? Come on Matt, be better than that. Your comment of "filthy" is purely conjecture, prejudicial, and judgemental. If you quote someone without giving them credit, that's plagarism. The editor should know better and so should you.

Maybe it involved dirt..

pms151 writes:

Typical East Tennessee homophobic reaction. Typical UT reaction to expected local homophobia. Just another example of downward mobility from the Knoxville backwards movement in today's society. How sad. Ruined a mans life for the sake of conservative values. I am ashamed that as a graduate of UT that it resides in such an ultra nonprogressive community. No wonder Knox is the laughing stock of the state.

makelemonade writes:

That's all? Expected much more to the story. At 180k, you'd think he could afford his own internet access and email accounts. I mean, keep your "filthy fantasies" out of the workplace and I don't see the problem.
Filthy fantasies? Really?

Ironcity writes:

in response to pms151:

Typical East Tennessee homophobic reaction. Typical UT reaction to expected local homophobia. Just another example of downward mobility from the Knoxville backwards movement in today's society. How sad. Ruined a mans life for the sake of conservative values. I am ashamed that as a graduate of UT that it resides in such an ultra nonprogressive community. No wonder Knox is the laughing stock of the state.

I don't care what someone does on his own time but when you use UT equipment and you work with student athletes, then you have to go. This is a no brainer. Now coach has to square his lifestyle with his family and I wish him well with that and any future endeavors.

tennrich1 writes:

in response to pms151:

Typical East Tennessee homophobic reaction. Typical UT reaction to expected local homophobia. Just another example of downward mobility from the Knoxville backwards movement in today's society. How sad. Ruined a mans life for the sake of conservative values. I am ashamed that as a graduate of UT that it resides in such an ultra nonprogressive community. No wonder Knox is the laughing stock of the state.

I'm sure you are saying this "tongue in cheek" but there REALLY are people out there who think like this.....

pms151 writes:

in response to Ironcity:

I don't care what someone does on his own time but when you use UT equipment and you work with student athletes, then you have to go. This is a no brainer. Now coach has to square his lifestyle with his family and I wish him well with that and any future endeavors.

Just another homophobic reaction. Afraid of what are you sir?

CrankE writes:

in response to pms151:

Typical East Tennessee homophobic reaction. Typical UT reaction to expected local homophobia. Just another example of downward mobility from the Knoxville backwards movement in today's society. How sad. Ruined a mans life for the sake of conservative values. I am ashamed that as a graduate of UT that it resides in such an ultra nonprogressive community. No wonder Knox is the laughing stock of the state.

Did the article indicate that the sex was of a homo- or hetero- nature? I didn't see that in the article.

Homo-, hetero-, to-may-to, to-mah-to.

It is not appropriate conduct in the workplace. Period.

When an employee commits a firing offense, you have to fire them. If you don't, then your butt is on the line as a leader.

Case in point: Bruce Pearl. Mike Hamilton terminated the contract, but not the employee. In so doing, he shackled his own fate to Pearl's. Had Mike Hamilton instead fired Bruce Pearl when Bruce Pearl committed the firing offense, then Pearl gets no golden parachute and Hamilton's seat would have been safe. But I guess the silver lining in the whole thing is Pearl's demise took down Hamilton as well.

All that to say; Kudos to Dave Hart for doing the right thing at the first opportunity.

lemme_axya_this writes:

in response to pms151:

Typical East Tennessee homophobic reaction. Typical UT reaction to expected local homophobia. Just another example of downward mobility from the Knoxville backwards movement in today's society. How sad. Ruined a mans life for the sake of conservative values. I am ashamed that as a graduate of UT that it resides in such an ultra nonprogressive community. No wonder Knox is the laughing stock of the state.

For you to label Konxville as an "ultra non-progressive community, you must consider yourself a progressive(liberal). Most liberals however, pretend to shun the use of stereotypes. Your first sentence proves you to be a hypocritical, wannabe lib.

Witch_Doctors writes:

in response to RockyTopRenegade:

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Witch Doctor hacker howler monkeys break into UT servers..Witch Doctor find this one of the sites he looking at? Witch Doctor say nasty! lol
http://badmonkey.org/
Bones never lie.

jt45 writes:

Love all the Moral Standards I keep reading about and hearing on our Local radio, I would be willing to bet he pissed off the wrong do gooder on campus and out came the shovels to dig up some dirt. With his past problems and ongoing battle with his disease you would think that would be all the ammo they needed but NOOO they also brought up his Filthy Fantasies.

I wonder where their shovels were when our former
commander in Chief was getting his fantasies at work. He still works for us in foreign policy I might add.

This whole mess stinks and was personal in nature and should have been left there. Letting him go was probably the right thing to do but all the speculation and gossip makes the local media sound like a bunch ol do gooders down at the barber shop or worse salon in the case of a bunch of women. Stay tuned folks Im sure those doing the digging will find a real jewel in the dirt yet !

Rich_Is_Re-born writes:

in response to pms151:

Typical East Tennessee homophobic reaction. Typical UT reaction to expected local homophobia. Just another example of downward mobility from the Knoxville backwards movement in today's society. How sad. Ruined a mans life for the sake of conservative values. I am ashamed that as a graduate of UT that it resides in such an ultra nonprogressive community. No wonder Knox is the laughing stock of the state.

WOW! Did you just say that? Where I'm from using the employer's Internet/e-mail to solicit sex or look at sexual images is serious grounds for termination. Doesn't matter what sex he's looking at or trying to get with. And when you have a position like his, drug abuse is grounds for termination. Now I do believe in allowing someone the chance to get help with addiction issues. However, add that with the other things and there are no second chances. On top of that, he teaches bible study? That right there is a major issue with me. I respect someone who doesn't go to church at all and is honest about it more than someone who fakes the funk. Your post couldn't be more off base. But hey, looks like we all know what you're doing with your free time.....

Rich_Is_Re-born writes:

in response to jt45:

Love all the Moral Standards I keep reading about and hearing on our Local radio, I would be willing to bet he pissed off the wrong do gooder on campus and out came the shovels to dig up some dirt. With his past problems and ongoing battle with his disease you would think that would be all the ammo they needed but NOOO they also brought up his Filthy Fantasies.

I wonder where their shovels were when our former
commander in Chief was getting his fantasies at work. He still works for us in foreign policy I might add.

This whole mess stinks and was personal in nature and should have been left there. Letting him go was probably the right thing to do but all the speculation and gossip makes the local media sound like a bunch ol do gooders down at the barber shop or worse salon in the case of a bunch of women. Stay tuned folks Im sure those doing the digging will find a real jewel in the dirt yet !

Then I'm sure you love the moral standards of Trembley....teaching Bible study after playing his little Internet games.

rummymouse writes:

Because staff raised financial issues to bring all this about, while no criminal activity was founded, I just am curious what their real motive was. I agree that if someone chooses to be involved in "graphic" e-mails, they should do so on their own time with their own personal e-mail address. However, anyone who understands what it's like to be an addict would understand that they do not make coherent choices. Employees should be able to seek help from their employer if a medical issue impedes their performance. As I understand it, Coach Trembley asked to resign. He could have been granted this request without the additional 2 years pay he requested. This whole thing in "my opinion" is all about the "Big Orange Screw," and the money they are saving by combining the men and women's program and firing another high salaried coach! Only in politics! My heart goes out to Coach Trembley and his family for dragging them through the "filthy" dirt. Shame on you UT athletics admin. You should have helped not hindered.

BIVOLAR_BEARE writes:

CJT: I sent a few sexually charged e-mails?? Oh, I thought you said She-Males, my bad..

Rich_Is_Re-born writes:

I think the thing that folks are missing is that you don't have to be guilty of an actual crime to be fired from your job.

doctorvol#211700 writes:

in response to pms151:

Typical East Tennessee homophobic reaction. Typical UT reaction to expected local homophobia. Just another example of downward mobility from the Knoxville backwards movement in today's society. How sad. Ruined a mans life for the sake of conservative values. I am ashamed that as a graduate of UT that it resides in such an ultra nonprogressive community. No wonder Knox is the laughing stock of the state.

you might be the laughing stock, if not so sad. If there were inappropriate innuendos, and I do not know, toward student athletes of any sex, that would be inappropriate in any context.

doctorvol#211700 writes:

in response to MerlotGoVols:

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we all screw up, but a true Christian tries to do better and really is ashamed of any time he/she sets a bad example.

woodduc writes:

they wanted him fired and then they searched something out to support it.

Clarkrm0706 writes:

in response to doctorvol#211700:

we all screw up, but a true Christian tries to do better and really is ashamed of any time he/she sets a bad example.

Yep, And the trying always seems to intensify right after getting busted. :)

BigBadVol writes:

Sad but WOW!

Vol43 writes:

I think the writer went a little overboard. All that wasn't really necessary.

Rich_Is_Re-born writes:

WOW! A 17 year old boy? Isn't that a crime? I know that show To Catch a Predator would have slammed his reAr in jail. Some of you should read your posts then go back and read the updated version. This is an absolute embarrassment to the university, as is anyone who would defend this trash.

Clarkrm0706 writes:

I hope to no end, that children were not involved. However, anything other than that being called "filthy" is conjecture and a result of opinion not fact.
1) Use your own e-mail.
2) Don't use feelings as facts.

Rich_Is_Re-born writes:

"UT records don't make clear whether John Trembley, the disgraced former University of Tennessee men's swim coach fired Jan. 3, ever acted on his online offers of sex or whether that double life extended past a few days in May and June of last year when Trembley advertised on Craigslist from his UT-issued computer as a man less than half his age, swapped nude photos with prospective sex partners and traded lewd emails with another user claiming to be a 17-year-old boy."

Nuff said.

Rich_Is_Re-born writes:

in response to Vol43:

I think the writer went a little overboard. All that wasn't really necessary.

If it were over dirty pictures/e-mails I might agree. But a 17 year old boy?

SevenT writes:

I am surprised Tennessee didn't just push this under the rug, after all he was a very successful coach??

Clarkrm0706 writes:

in response to Rich_Is_Re-born:

"UT records don't make clear whether John Trembley, the disgraced former University of Tennessee men's swim coach fired Jan. 3, ever acted on his online offers of sex or whether that double life extended past a few days in May and June of last year when Trembley advertised on Craigslist from his UT-issued computer as a man less than half his age, swapped nude photos with prospective sex partners and traded lewd emails with another user claiming to be a 17-year-old boy."

Nuff said.

Thanks Rich. I was split on this story but the facts are definately relevent. Not that he was a boy, but that he was 17.

Clarkrm0706 writes:

in response to SevenT:

I am surprised Tennessee didn't just push this under the rug, after all he was a very successful coach??

Sorry, we fired Pearl and Trembley.
Maybe next time we will give Calipari a raise.
Probably not. If given the choice, my kids will attend a school with standards.

RoadTrip writes:

Let's all move on from this. Trembley is sick and needs serious help. It does no good to beat this dead horse.

Clarkrm0706 writes:

in response to RoadTrip:

Let's all move on from this. Trembley is sick and needs serious help. It does no good to beat this dead horse.

Agreed. Under normal circumstances, I would not even have commented. Truth is, I have become accustomed to modern times and need a current UTfb story! lol.

Rich_Is_Re-born writes:

in response to Clarkrm0706:

Thanks Rich. I was split on this story but the facts are definately relevent. Not that he was a boy, but that he was 17.

They updated the article from earlier. It didn't have all this info in the earlier version. Pretty sad if you ask me. His family, his church, ect. Just goes to show, you don't know who to trust.

Rich_Is_Re-born writes:

in response to SevenT:

I am surprised Tennessee didn't just push this under the rug, after all he was a very successful coach??

I think they would have if everyone didn't jump to conclusions and slander the AD for wrongfully firing Trembley.

Clarkrm0706 writes:

in response to Rich_Is_Re-born:

They updated the article from earlier. It didn't have all this info in the earlier version. Pretty sad if you ask me. His family, his church, ect. Just goes to show, you don't know who to trust.

"Never trust anyone". True.
Never will understand the "grass is greener on the other side" mentality.
Last I heard, all grass has to be mowed.
Eitherway, sad.

Rich_Is_Re-born writes:

http://rivals.yahoo.com/tennessee/foo...'Vondre-Campbell-140352;_ylt=AsUONjRVLIWwO.WUEsJj33alt5B4

De'Vondre Campbell is the newest Vol commit. 6'5" 215lb LB from the JUCO ranks. Rivals doesn't rank their JUCO'S until later in the year, so he doesn't yet have a star rating for those who are star gazers...like me, lol. He was said to have ran the 200 in just above 21 seconds. Pretty darn fast for a kid that size.

Clarkrm0706 writes:

in response to Rich_Is_Re-born:

http://rivals.yahoo.com/tennessee/foo...'Vondre-Campbell-140352;_ylt=AsUONjRVLIWwO.WUEsJj33alt5B4

De'Vondre Campbell is the newest Vol commit. 6'5" 215lb LB from the JUCO ranks. Rivals doesn't rank their JUCO'S until later in the year, so he doesn't yet have a star rating for those who are star gazers...like me, lol. He was said to have ran the 200 in just above 21 seconds. Pretty darn fast for a kid that size.

NICE!

Rich_Is_Re-born writes:

in response to Clarkrm0706:

NICE!

Bulk him up to about 230-240 and he'll be a viscious 3-4 OLB. Tall with long arms... The ideal pass rusher.

Rich_Is_Re-born writes:

Vols get a MUCH needed win in baseball. Not only was it a much needed win, it was over Vanderbilt. That's always sweet.

Come on KNS, where you at?

chuckfromwoodberry writes:

in response to MerlotGoVols:

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You're comparing drug abuse and sexual deviation to going to Hooters? As Bugs Bunny would say, "What a maroon!". I'm betting you are one of those holier than thou deacons that hides his liquor under the kitchen sink.

UT2006 writes:

Sounds like a person in need of help, if there is any truth to the whole VFL I hope he gets it and whatever support that can be given. For what it is I think UT handled it about as well as possible.

Theo writes:

Wow - talk about crash and burn. Glad he is no longer at UT and hope he gets the help he needs.
BTW - this doesn't seem to me to be a hetero or homero (I made that up) issue. He was just strung out and letting all of his demons loose. What a shame no one saw it earlier before it got to such a critical mass.

FanNotSheep writes:

I understand the university's decision, because to act in any other fashion would be akin to Penn State attempting to sweep their scandal under the rug, in the process allowing behavior to continue that endangered more young boys.

What I fail to grasp is the need to include all of the explicit and sordid details in the story. Is that really necessary? Does that help a person who from all published information (and surely no details were spared) has only harmed himself and whose apparently fragile mental and emotional health could be adversely affected by printing the details?

Whether you are religious, an atheist or agnostic, the words "Let he who is without sin cast the first stone" sure resonates here.

The man has lost his friend, his job and from all accounts, his way. He has not been charged with a crime, so why has he been thrown to the mob of self-righteous public opinion when doing so could result in more tragedy? I sure hope this man finds help and finds his way. I sure am glad I am not the one who will have to try to sleep tonight knowing I published sensational details that no one needed to know.

Pompey writes:

.....doesn't get much sadder than this....!

etu_vol_fan writes:

in response to rummymouse:

Because staff raised financial issues to bring all this about, while no criminal activity was founded, I just am curious what their real motive was. I agree that if someone chooses to be involved in "graphic" e-mails, they should do so on their own time with their own personal e-mail address. However, anyone who understands what it's like to be an addict would understand that they do not make coherent choices. Employees should be able to seek help from their employer if a medical issue impedes their performance. As I understand it, Coach Trembley asked to resign. He could have been granted this request without the additional 2 years pay he requested. This whole thing in "my opinion" is all about the "Big Orange Screw," and the money they are saving by combining the men and women's program and firing another high salaried coach! Only in politics! My heart goes out to Coach Trembley and his family for dragging them through the "filthy" dirt. Shame on you UT athletics admin. You should have helped not hindered.

Wrong. UT owns the email server that he was using and abusing. That is a violation of policy. Maybe they could have let him retire without bringing all of this to light but the fact of the matter is that when another entity owns the email server then they have the right to set the rules on how it us used.

I wound venture a guess that 9 out of 10 companies would throw you out on your ear if a person was using their company email in that manner.

I thought it was pretty brazen of him to request for 2 years pay when the university more or less had him dead to right in this deal. A year or two ago this may have been swept under the rug and he would have been allowed to retire. But with the Sandusky deal at PSU, UT couldn't take the chance or the liablity of having this guy remain on staff. I feel for Trembley and his family but he had to go.

etu_vol_fan writes:

in response to FanNotSheep:

I understand the university's decision, because to act in any other fashion would be akin to Penn State attempting to sweep their scandal under the rug, in the process allowing behavior to continue that endangered more young boys.

What I fail to grasp is the need to include all of the explicit and sordid details in the story. Is that really necessary? Does that help a person who from all published information (and surely no details were spared) has only harmed himself and whose apparently fragile mental and emotional health could be adversely affected by printing the details?

Whether you are religious, an atheist or agnostic, the words "Let he who is without sin cast the first stone" sure resonates here.

The man has lost his friend, his job and from all accounts, his way. He has not been charged with a crime, so why has he been thrown to the mob of self-righteous public opinion when doing so could result in more tragedy? I sure hope this man finds help and finds his way. I sure am glad I am not the one who will have to try to sleep tonight knowing I published sensational details that no one needed to know.

The details probably should have been left private and just kept it at that. I hope the guy gets the help he needs but I don't think he would have been able to continue as a coach at UT either. One could say this is a hint of yellow journalism on disply. Maybe even a little tabloid-esque as well. It's a sad deal and no winners emerge from outting Trembley as some sort of sex addict.

Vol43 writes:

in response to FanNotSheep:

I understand the university's decision, because to act in any other fashion would be akin to Penn State attempting to sweep their scandal under the rug, in the process allowing behavior to continue that endangered more young boys.

What I fail to grasp is the need to include all of the explicit and sordid details in the story. Is that really necessary? Does that help a person who from all published information (and surely no details were spared) has only harmed himself and whose apparently fragile mental and emotional health could be adversely affected by printing the details?

Whether you are religious, an atheist or agnostic, the words "Let he who is without sin cast the first stone" sure resonates here.

The man has lost his friend, his job and from all accounts, his way. He has not been charged with a crime, so why has he been thrown to the mob of self-righteous public opinion when doing so could result in more tragedy? I sure hope this man finds help and finds his way. I sure am glad I am not the one who will have to try to sleep tonight knowing I published sensational details that no one needed to know.

This is the point I was trying to make in one simple sentence. Good job. I'm not defending the man. What he did was very wrong and he'll suffer the consequences, but to lay it out like the writer did was a little much to say the least. After all, we love dirty laundry.

BigBadVol writes:

I am all for freedom of the press but some details are simply no one else's business. TMI IMHO.

jt45 writes:

in response to Rich_Is_Re-born:

Then I'm sure you love the moral standards of Trembley....teaching Bible study after playing his little Internet games.

Nope never said that, he got what he deserved and if you read my post correctly you would know that instead of going all defensive. My issue is strictly with the media and those responsible for making up stories. Heck all you have to do is read some post to know how this stuff gets blown up and misread. Some folks live for drama,,,case in point (reality TV) Sports fans shouldn,t have to sort through sordid BS, what a waste.

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