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Jury Finds Brooklyn Center Man Guilty of First-degree Sexual Conduct with 10-year-old

Shawn Primus could face up to 30 years in prison and a $40,000 for repeatedly molesting a Burnsville girl over a period of nine months.

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This week, a jury turned over a verdict in the case against Shawn Primus, a Brooklyn Center man charged with repeatedly forcing a young Burnsville girl to perform oral sex: Guilty.

The case broke in , when Burnsville police were called a home on May 9 on a report of criminal sexual conduct involving a young girl, according to the original criminal complaint.

The child, who turned 10 in March, told authorities that Primus frequently woke her up in the middle of the night, performed oral sex on her and forced her to perform oral sex on him. She said it began in September 2011 and happened about three times a week, most recently on May 6, 2012.

The child said Primus got angry and threatened her if she wouldn’t cooperate or if she refused to perform oral sex on him.

On June 2, his defense attorney, Carolina Lamas, filed a motion to dismiss the case on the grounds that police had insufficient probable cause. Ten days later, Lamas put in a demand for a speedy trial and made a motion to suppress any out-of-court statements, as well as mention of prior convictions, adjudications and arrests.

A jury trial was scheduled for Monday. On Thursday morning, a jury of eight women and four men delivered a guilty verdict. Judge David Knutson has ordered Primus to undergo a psycho-sexual evaluation. Primus will be sentenced on Oct. 23. Primus is currently in custody at the Dakota County Jail.

Patty August 10, 2012 at 10:34 PM
Hand him over
Jo and Don August 18, 2012 at 05:27 PM
I know Primus and I know the victim and her mother. I pray for them all. Especially the victim in this case. This truly leaves me feeling sad and heartbroken.
Miss B-Angie-B September 05, 2012 at 01:05 AM
Wowzers Smh in disgust...he's an animal that needs 2 be released to those of us who hate people who still children's innocence.
Donald Baker September 05, 2012 at 01:24 AM
I went to barbering school with him, and this is sad that the one who was supposed to be the protecter, Became the offender. Primus if you did this shame on you. sorry to the little girl it should have never happend to you I wish i could do something to take away the pain that was pressed into your life by a monster like that .
K September 05, 2012 at 03:48 PM
I was in jail with this ass hole ! He is an complete loser he thought he was a god in there walking around preaching and shit knowing damn well he was a child moelester smh
leonelldavis September 05, 2012 at 11:12 PM
I'm praying for the family, I'm so sorry this happened I have young granddaughters and I can't imagine something like this happening to them, so I will continue to pray for everyone.
Dee Mae September 07, 2012 at 04:07 AM
This is so horrible. I feel so bad for that baby having to endure the sh*t that this nigga did. I have been praying for her and as a person pursuing her therapist license, I really do hope that her mother will get therapy for her to help in the process of her healing. This dude cut my boys hair about 3 years ago, and I found him to be disgusting even then, and he couldn't even cut hair. I know this, I had a gut feeling about him even back then and I didn't let my boys out of my sight cause he just seemed shady. Man oh man, he's in for a rude awakening in prison cause he's gonna get it!! Real men in prison don't like child molesters fool!!!
Ski September 07, 2012 at 07:00 PM
I know shawn and its sad to even think this could happen I dont know this side of him hes a good person and dad.
ROBIN MADISON September 12, 2012 at 04:47 PM
Nasty filthy child molestor. Makes me sick to say I know this pervert. You took advantage of someones child and I hope someone takes advantge of you for 30+ years!!!!
Chante Woods September 12, 2012 at 07:23 PM
This is so sad, I know Shawn as well, Guess I really don't know him, Can't believe this....But they have a plan for u in prison....
Tierra New Moves Hinton September 13, 2012 at 01:36 PM
That MF deserve to Die, now suck on that bitch..
Shirley Zuber September 15, 2012 at 10:41 AM
This is sickening!!! Anyone who harms children especially in that way, need to have their penis and balls cut off where they will feel the pain. He will pay for it when he gets to jail because child molesters are the lowest scum bags in prison and somebody will make him their little bitch!! He's a fucking animal!! That girl may be scarred for the rest of her life! Smmfh
UnknownDime September 19, 2012 at 03:48 AM
I too know Shawn, and I am shocked to ever here sumthing like this from someone I know. It's disgusting. No man can punish you and no amount of time in jail could ever be enough. I have a daughter and if a muthafucka ever I will blow they muthfuckin brains the fuck out no matter the consequences....straight like that!! Uggg i'm so hella furiously disgusted!!
king Rychus September 26, 2012 at 12:51 PM
The blackman is God' and only the most high God(Allah) can judge Him!.

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