A California mother has been accused of hosting secret sex parties for her 15-year-old son’s friends the place she would hand out condoms and alcohol till they vomited and fell unconscious.
Prosecutors claimed whereas residing is Los Gatos, 47-year-old Shannon O’Connor would purchase vodka and fireball whiskey for the parties, even watch and snort whereas the youngsters engaged in sex acts.
The mom is mentioned to have stored the parties secret from her husband and different dad and mom whereas 14 and 15-year-olds would get so drunk they ‘would vomit, be unable to face, and fall unconscious,’ prosecutors mentioned.
‘It took lots of courageous youngsters to return ahead and to untangle this deeply disturbing case,’ District Attorney Jeff Rosen mentioned in a press release.
‘As a guardian, I’m shocked. As the DA, I’m decided to carry these adults who endanger youngsters totally accountable to the legislation and our neighborhood.’
Prosecutors have claimed that 47-year-old mom Shannon O’Connor (pictured) would watch and snort whereas her son’s friends engaged in sex acts at parties she hosted
O’Connor, who is also referred to as Shannon Bruga, was arrested as a fugitive in Ada county, Idaho, the place she now lives, and booked into an Idaho jail with prosecutors planning to extradite her to California.
There, she is going through an inventory of 39 legal counts.
O’Connor is accused of holding a number of parties for her son and friends throughout an eight-month interval from 2020 to March this 12 months, pressuring these in attendance to maintain quiet about the debauchery.
‘She said if anybody was advised she might go to jail,’ the assertion of info mentioned.
In one case, she went to a bed room and watched a drunk teenage boy get on high of and grope a woman who was a buddy of O’Connor’s then-15-year-old son, in keeping with courtroom paperwork.
A 14-year-old additionally alleged that she was threatened with retaliation if she advised anybody, which might entail rumors being unfold about her.
At one get together, O’Connor handed a boy a condom and pushed him right into a room the place a drunk 14-year-old lady was mendacity on the mattress. Frightened, the lady ran and locked herself within the toilet, the assertion mentioned.
At one other, O’Connor took a boy to a room and left him with a woman who additionally was drunk. Prosecutors say the lady was allegedly assaulted and that she later confronted O’Connor over leaving her whereas she was extraordinarily drunk.
‘Like why did you want, try this?’ the lady allegedly mentioned. ‘Like, you knew what he was going to do to me.’
In one other incident, the mom is accused of seeing a boy punching and kicking an intoxicated lady, however doing nothing to intervene.
‘It’s simply so horrible what she did to my daughter and these different youngsters,’ mentioned the mom of one of the ladies, who was to not defend her daughter.
‘My coronary heart breaks for these children. It’s been devastating. It’s a worst nightmare for a guardian,’ she advised Mercury News.
In October 2020, there was $9,000 price of damages at a home she rented in Santa Clara; surveillance footage confirmed teenagers throwing up and stumbling across the property.
One lady broke a finger and a boy bought a concussion when some of the teenagers drove O’Connor’s automotive in a faculty parking zone on December 19, prosecutors mentioned. During the incident, two of the youngsters clung to the again of the SUV whereas an unlicensed driver sped round. One of the boys holding on to the again fell and hit his head, prosecutors allege, briefly blacking out.
Pictured: 47-year-old mom Shannon O’Connor, who is accused of throwing sex parties for her son and his friends
O’Connor’s son on the time was reportedly a participant on Los Gatos High School’s freshman soccer workforce; the mom of one of the ladies concerned mentioned the boys had been teammates.
The mom mentioned that she raised her considerations about the ingesting at parties with coaches and faculty officers at first of 2021, however she was advised there was nothing they may do about it as a result of it was off campus.
‘I actually do not assume the highschool has taken duty for their piece of this,’ the mom advised Mercury News.
Los Gatos-Saratoga Union High School District mentioned in a press release it investigates ‘any points that come up on our campuses and work carefully with legislation enforcement to assist their investigation into issues that happen exterior of faculty.’
‘It is essential to notice that we take the subject of underage ingesting very critically and work repeatedly to advertise consciousness and dialogue in our lecture rooms and our neighborhood,’ the assertion added.
‘Additionally, dad and mom and households additionally play a vital position in setting clear expectations for the conduct of our younger folks and in monitoring their actions. Only collectively can we successfully deal with social points reminiscent of substance abuse.’
The DA mentioned O’Conner is going through felony prices together with youngster abuse and sexual assault, and faces fraud prices of greater than $120,000 in unauthorized prices on firm credit score. She was an administrative assistant at Aruba Networks.
‘Everyone ought to really feel relieved this lady’s not on the road,’ the mom of one of the ladies mentioned to Mercury News.
‘She was grooming these children, setting them up for sexual acts, and he or she’s a mom and doing this to her personal youngster. … I’ve been racking my mind making an attempt to assume what was in it for her.’