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Teen jailed after mother learned her 12-year-old daughter was raped by him by reading the girl’s diary

By Mason White 12:58 PM September 5, 2017
Taylor James Dusen
Taylor James Dusen
By: Alexis Bell

Parents all over the world are constantly reminded to keep a close eye on their kids’ activity as they may be exploited by bad people who want to harm them.

One mother in Michigan, decided to do just that when she read the diary of her 12-year-old daughter.

The mother was horrified to discover that her daughter had been raped by a boy she met through a mutual friend.

The teenager managed to gain the trust of the girl and he raped her while visiting the victim’s home.

Police were alerted and they arrested 18-year-old Taylor James Dusen of Muskegon County.

Dusen pleaded guilty to first-degree criminal sexual conduct for the crimes that police said included sexual penetration of a child under the age of 13.

County circuit Judge Timothy Hicks ordered Dusen to serve a minimum of five years and a maximum of 25 years in prison.