The sentence came shortly after Pierce County Judge Katherine Stolz reluctantly allowed Marc Gilbert to an Alford plea of guilty to 14 reduced counts of child molestation in the second and third degree.
KOMO News broke the story about child porn suspect who is allowed to review the evidence against him, including child pornography, while in jail. Now a House bill aims to limit accused sex offenders' access to such material.
A pilot accused of sex crimes wrote a letter to the prosecutor, saying he fears for his safety because so many are outraged that he's allowed to watch child porn in jail. Marc Gilbert's letter was exclusively obtained by KOMO News.
Earlier this week, KOMO News reported Marc Gilbert, who has pleaded guilty to federal sex crimes, is allowed to watch child porn while in jail. The news caused so much outrage that state lawmakers are rushing to change the law.
Marc Gilbert is accused of sexually assaulting young boys and videotaping the abuse. Because Gilbert has chosen to act as his own attorney, he has had unlimited access to the pornographic footage while being held in jail.
For sexually abusing dozens of boys over two decades, Weldon Marc Gilbert lost his planes, his home and his freedom. Now, one of his former victims is hoping to take the convicted child molester's businesses.