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Mt. Helix residents maintain one other rally to maintain 2nd intercourse offender out

The convicted sexual predator Merle Wakefield is due to be heard on Monday, and neighbors say they will do whatever they can to keep their children safe.

EL CAJON, Calif .– Residents of El Cajon continue to push for sexual predators to move into their neighborhood. Dozens of people came out to assemble just as the courts might make a decision that would allow a sexually violent predator to move in.

Saturday was the second rally in Mount Helix to raise awareness of the fact that two sex offenders may soon be living in the area. Outraged neighbors in El Cajon gather to deter another sexual predator from living in the area.

“I am angry. My husband, we worked so hard to live in this neighborhood. The city of El Cajon is important to me, ”said Ms. Kelso, who lives nearby and has children.

The convicted sexual predator Merle Wakefield is due to be heard on Monday, and neighbors say they will do whatever they can to keep their children safe.

“It is not right to just throw these people into a community full of children. It’s not okay. I understand the law and I understand they have to go somewhere. Not literally, there are so many people surrounding this house, ”said Kelso.

Many of the neighbors accuse Liberty Healthcare and the Spinali Estate of helping predators move into the area. Liberty Healthcare is the company that monitors convicted sex offenders, and Spinali owns the house they may live in.

“Why is this guy Spinali doing a business right down the street? For me it’s a business, the sexual predator business here, ”said Kelly Manning, the grandchildren in Mt. Wendel.

At the rally, community supporters also expressed concern about predators like Wakefield and the harm they can do to families.

“I mean, come on. Look at all of the kids here today. I was a kid who was molested like this and I don’t want them to be molested,” said Cynthia.

Earlier this week, there was a trial for 78-year-old Douglas Badger, a convicted sex offender who may be living in the same house with Wakefield.

As of now, the court has not yet made a decision on whether to bring Badger here and the neighbors say they pray the court will reconsider Wakefield’s placement in this house on Monday.

Watch: Mt. The Helix neighborhood is holding a rally to prevent sex offenders from moving in

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