Mother Calls Police on Own Teen Son for Unspeakable Crime

One mom was forced to make a terrible decision -- should she turn her own 14-year-old son into police for a horrible crime but one that could ruin his entire life? Many moms would have gone into denial. Or dismissed what they'd seen. But not this mother. While putting her 2-year-old down for a nap, she left her 14-year-old son to clean up the living room with his 8-year-old cousin. That's when something unimaginable happened.

Thinking it was too quiet downstairs, the mom went to check things out and saw what no mom ever wants to see: Her son, Soloman Pule, had allegedly mounted his young cousin on the love seat, pulled her skirt up, and threatened her with scissors if she didn't comply. She reportedly told police: "He shoved his thing in me."

Pule reportedly admitted to the crime during interrogation. He will be charged as an adult. I'm not sure how I feel about that. While what he did was egregious, I'm not convinced that a 14-year-old has a total grasp of what he or she does. The brain isn't even fully formed. The problem is that not being charged as an adult can too often lead to a slap on the wrist, which is definitely NOT okay in this case.

As for the mom, she could have done what a lot of moms would have done: convinced herself this was kids playing sex games. Experimenting. Doing what a lot of kids do (though we like to deny it). She could have put it out of her mind.

But she didn't want to do that to her niece. Imagine what her niece would have grown up thinking and feeling if her aunt had seen this and yet dismissed it.

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The mom did the right thing. But now her son may have committed a crime that may follow him forever. He may be registered as a sex offender for the rest of his life. Getting into college and getting a job will be difficult with a prison record that isn't expunged because he's being charged as an adult.

But the mom did what she had to do. It was a very brave choice. It was the only choice.

What do you think you would have done?


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can_c... can_can21

He needs to be locked away for life. 

the4m... the4mutts

You tell a story about a teenage boy, doing something so unspeakable that his own mother called the police, then make an excuse that he MIGHT not understand, or MIGHT have learning disabilities?

Do you know better than his own mother?

SHE knew that he knew better. SHE knew that he deserved punishment and needed help. SHE knew that the 8yr old girl needed someone to stand up for her.

He held scissors to her as a threat! He knew he was wrong.

Yes, unsupervised children "play" with each other. But this was not "playing". This was RAPE. Calling it anything else is a disgrace to the victim. You should be ashamed of yourself for even entertaining the idea that the teen is anything but a rapist.

abra819 abra819

Oh, these writers just do it to get a rise out of you...

fave82 fave82

Ugh, this whole article...

I don't even have words. Whenever I think my opinion of Kiri can't hit a new low, I stumble upon a new post.

Lucki... Luckicharmz

"I'm not convinced that a 14-year-old has a total grasp of what he or she does"

Sorry, how's that teen pregnancy rate going? Cause where I live a 14 year old definetly knows about, and often participates in acts of a sexual nature.......


You really are a dumb bitch! HE RAPED HER!!!

Samantha Romaine

Now this is RAPE no doubt about it. But what I am confused about is that if an adult had sex with a 14 year the adult would be charged with rape. Everyone would say that the 14 year old is not mature enough to have sex BUT if that 14 year rapes a child this 14 year old is all of a sudden an adult and knew exactly what he was doing and should be locked up forever.... See the irony of this. The 14 year deserves severe punishment but charged as an adult?? I am on the fence about it. I would need more info to make an educated opinion.

JS0512 JS0512

the4mutts took the words right out of my mouth.  He should absolutely be charged as an adult.

Taisie Taisie

Sadly, most sexual predators are never "rehabilitated". This boy not only sexually assaulted his niece, but he is obviously a pedophile as well. Yes, it is sad to think that being charged as an adult, conviction of these crimes will follow him the rest of his life, however, that being said, it is the duty of the judicial system to take every necessary precaution possible to protect society from people like him, no matter how harsh that sounds!

I personally do not feel sorry for this boy/young man, he is definately old enough to know what he did was wrong. As far as I am concerned, throw the book at him, lock him up, fling away the key, whatever it takes to assure there will be no future "victims" of his.


BiBi Frederick Waltslady

Goodness I hope you never have kids Kiri- and if you ever do- I hope the mothers of the children who play with yours read this article and keep their innocence away from your fucked up way of thinking ugh

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