A candidate for U.S. Senate, Daniel S. Sullivan, ran the legal office that let a criminal out of jail who sexually assaulted a toddler and murdered an elderly couple—just twelve hours after he was released from state prison for a previous rape felony.
Prosecutors say Jerry Andrew Active killed 73-year old Touch Chea and his wife, 71-year old Sorn Sreap, and sexually assaulted their 2-year old great grand-daughter and her 92-year old great, great grandmother in late May.
Active, 24, had previously sexually assaulted an eleven year old girl in Togiak in January of 2009, but was allowed to plead guilty to lesser crimes – and get out of prison sooner – after signing a plea agreement with the Alaska Attorney General’s Office, which was then-run by Daniel Sullivan. He is currently running for U.S. Senate.
A review of Active’s 2009 sexual assault case docket indicates that the Attorney General’s Office agreed to Active’s plea deal during Sullivan’s tenure. Sullivan was AG from June 2009 to December 2010.
“The plea agreement required Active to plead guilty to attempted sexual abuse of a minor, assault in the fourth degree, and criminal trespass in the first degree,” according to a report from Alaska’s Department of Law which was commissioned after international outcry about Active’s release and after Sullivan left office.
Read more about this unfortunate case where Sullivan’s office let child molester go free HERE.