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George Zimmerman Released on Bail; HIV Positive Sex Offender Attacks Boy?; Tom Versus Katie: Dirty Divorce?; The Sounds of Sustainability

Aired July 6, 2012 - 19:00   ET

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JIM MORET, HOST: Here`s what`s happening right now.

George Zimmerman is out of jail. What will be his next move?

I`m Jim Moret from "INSIDE EDITION," sitting in for my friend, Jane Velez-Mitchell.

Why was Trayvon Martin`s killer allowed to go free? And is he now strapped for cash? We`ll be breaking it all down, coming up next.

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MORET (voice-over): Have cops finally caught a Portland child predator who`s been trying to infect kids with HIV for 20 years? Police arrest 49-year-old convicted sex offender Adam Lee Brown, after he tried to sexually assault a young boy in a restaurant bathroom. Nine children told police Brown molested them in 1992.

So why was this man out walking around in the first place? And who is protecting our kids?

Will George Zimmerman soon be a free man again? After days of deliberating, a Florida judge allows the former Neighborhood Watch captain, accused of gunning down Trayvon Martin, to be released on bond. But this time it comes at a hefty price. Did the judge make the right choice? And will Zimmerman be able to afford the $1 million price tag?

Plus, a shocking arrest in the case of missing college co-ed Mickey Shunick. Cops charge a registered sex offender with murder, claiming this man is connected to the disappearance of the beautiful 22-year-old. Shunick vanished in the middle of the night while riding her bike home from a friend`s House. So what does this man know? And will we ever find Mickey? We`ll investigate tonight.

And the Tom versus Katie drama heats up. Just a week after filing for divorce, Katie Holmes is reportedly gearing up for battle with estranged husband, Hollywood leading man Tom Cruise. And it`s supposedly all about the couple`s 6-year-old daughter, Suri. Could this be the very beginning of an ugly he-said/she-said courtroom showdown?

UNIDENTIFIED MALE: George Zimmerman could be released from jail as soon as today.

UNIDENTIFIED FEMALE: George Zimmerman is scrambling to come up with enough money to make his million-dollar bond.

BENJAMIN CRUMP, ATTORNEY FOR TRAYVON MARTIN`S FAMILY: The judge sent a very strong message in his order.

UNIDENTIFIED MALE: What happened here on April 20? And why did that happen?

UNIDENTIFIED MALE: Trayvon Martin. Trayvon Martin.

UNIDENTIFIED MALE: Trayvon Martin. Trayvon Martin.

UNIDENTIFIED MALE: Trayvon Martin. Trayvon Martin.

GEORGE ZIMMERMAN, SHOOTING SUSPECT: He said, "Yo, you got a problem?"

And I turned around and I said, "No, I don`t have a problem, man."

SYBRINA FULTON, MOTHER OF TRAYVON MARTIN: This is not about a black and white thing. This is about a right and wrong thing.

UNIDENTIFIED MALE: Somehow Mr. Martin, because he was wearing a hoody, is a criminal?

UNIDENTIFIED MALE: We`ve heard that Trayvon Martin was just minding his own business. And there doesn`t seem to be anything to contest that.

MARK O`MARA, ATTORNEY FOR GEORGE ZIMMERMAN: It`s not the grand conspiracy that the state seems to suggest.

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UNIDENTIFIED MALE: He had lacerations on the back of his head.

UNIDENTIFIED MALE: So his head was banged into something harder than his head.

UNIDENTIFIED FEMALE: No justice, no peace! No justice, no peace!

UNIDENTIFIED MALE: No justice, no peace! No justice, no peace!

UNIDENTIFIED FEMALE: No justice, no peace! No justice, no peace!

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MORET: George Zimmerman posts bail and gets out of jail. And his victory comes with a cost.

Hi, everyone.

Here he is leaving jail just a short time ago. Zimmerman shot and killed unarmed teen Trayvon Martin. But he was sent back to the slammer after the court found he lied about his finances. And now a Florida judge has granted him bail.

But that freedom doesn`t come cheap. His bail? A cool $1 million. But here`s the thing: he went to a bail bondsman who posted bail but only took 10 percent. That means Zimmerman`s legal team only needed $100,000 cash. But because they already paid $15,000, they really only needed 85 grand more.

We know Zimmerman was flush with cash. Listen to what prosecution`s attorneys revealed in the hearing.

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UNIDENTIFIED MALE: There was a transfer of -- into the account of George Zimmerman of like $5,880 and then also that day $9,900, $9,900, $9,900, $9,900, $9,900, $9,900, $9,900, and I believe one final $9,900.

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MORET: The judge was pretty harsh in his ruling, saying the defendant has tried to manipulate the system and that the money only had to be hidden for a short time before he would leave the country. But he still granted bail.

Joining me is HLN law enforcement analyst Mike Brooks with the very latest.

Mike, what do you have?

MIKE BROOKS, HLN LAW ENFORCEMENT ANALYST: Well, I tell you, Jim, it looks right around 2:50 this afternoon George Zimmerman walked out of the Seminole County Jail.

Now, we saw a white SUV pull up. It was right in the handicap parking right outside the door. And then the door opened up. And out walked a guy in a blue shirt and a guy in a black shirt. And right between them was George Zimmerman.

Now, supposedly, Jim, they are going to be taking him to what they`re calling a safe house. But we know that it has to be somewhere there in Seminole County, because that`s one of the conditions of his release. He cannot leave Seminole County. And he also has to check in with pretrial services every 48 hours.

But, Jim, people are talking about where`s all this money coming from? Just in the last 24 hours, Jim, he has raised $20,000. I think that is unbelievable.

MORET: Mike, are they concerned about possible death threats continuing with Zimmerman?

BROOKS: Well, that`s why they`re going to take him to this safe house, because we have seen, you know, demonstrations. And the country is basically divided into two camps: those that think George Zimmerman gunned down Trayvon Martin in cold blood; and those that think that he was standing his ground and this is a case of self-defense.

So, yes, I would say that George Zimmerman, you know, is probably -- is in fear of his life. And that`s the reason they`re going to be taking him to a safe house where no one knows where he`s going to be. But it has to be in Seminole County.

MORET: Joey Jackson, criminal defense attorney, joining us from New York. How important was it for Zimmerman`s attorneys to get him out of custody from the standpoint of putting this case together?

JOEY JACKSON, CRIMINAL DEFENSE ATTORNEY: You know, it`s important. I mean, you could certainly go and you can meet with your client in any facility, you know, that they`re in, but it`s important for a couple of reasons.

No. 1, obviously, he`s out. It allows the attorneys an opportunity to meet with him in private at times of their own choosing. Logistical concerns, they`re not as heightened or there`s not that concern, because you can meet with your client whenever you`d like to.

And then, of course, you know, no one likes to be in jail. Right? I mean, obviously everybody wants their freedom.

As to whether he`ll remain free, I mean, we`ll see. Because obviously, there will be this immunity hearing at -- in the event that the attorney chooses to have one after that bail, you know, decision the judge made.

But, you know, I think moving forward, certainly, I think his camp is pleased with the fact that he`s out. And at $1 million it certainly came at a price, though, as you said, Jim.

MORET: And for those of you who are confused, we want to go over what Zimmerman did to get his bail taken away in the first place. He spoke with his wife in code to hide how much money they`d raised. Listen to this.

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G. ZIMMERMAN: If the bond is 50, 15, if it`s more than 50, just pay 10 percent to a bondsman.

SHELLIE ZIMMERMAN, WIFE: You don`t want me to pay $100?

G. ZIMMERMAN: I don`t know.

S. ZIMMERMAN: All right. Well, just think about it.

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MORET: And Mike Brooks alluded to this. Look at the restrictions placed upon Zimmerman.

He has to report to officials every two days. He can`t have a bank account. He has a 6 p.m. curfew every night. He can`t have a passport. He cannot go to the airport. He will still have an electronic monitor.

Judge Mary Ann Gunn, who hosts "Last Shot with Judge Gunn," joins us by Skype.

Judge, we saw in this case the judge was very upset with what the judge called a manipulation of the system. Are you surprised, first of all, that bail was granted?

And secondly, how much does it hurt in the case as it proceeds for the credibility of this defendant?

JUDGE MARY ANN GUNN, HOST, "LAST SHOT WITH JUDGE GUNN": Well, obviously, you don`t lie to the court. That`s the first rule of business. And everybody knew, once the judge revoked the bond, that it was going to be a much higher bond.

He`s charged with second degree. So he`s entitled to a bond. The question becomes whether or not he`s a flight risk.

He`s scared to death for his life. And he appears to be secreting himself every chance that he gets. And the reality is he`s not -- he`s not on the hook for the million-dollar bond. His bondman is now. And the court will go to the bondsman if he runs.

Zimmerman has raised his $100,000 and paid 10 percent on the bond. I`m surprised that the bondsman didn`t get additional collateral for him, because if he runs, they`ll pay it to the court.

MORET: Mark Nejame, criminal defense attorney, HLN legal analyst.

Look, I agree with the judge. You don`t lie to the court. And here you`ve got a defendant whose word is going to be on the line here with these jurors. And they`re going to know he lied. Doesn`t this hurt from the defense standpoint?

MARK NEJAME, HLN LEGAL ANALYST: Well, I couldn`t agree more that, you know, rule No. 1 is you never misrepresent yourself to the court. You always have respect for the court. And the court was clearly deceived.

So all the judge did I completely concur with. But I think that the credibility of Zimmerman will only be heard by the judge in a presumed stand-your-ground hearing that`s going to be coming up. Because at that point the judge is the trier of the fact. He`s also the trier of the law. And he`s already got grave and great credibility issues with Zimmerman.

So I think that Zimmerman`s chances are greatly reduced of prevailing as a result of these credibility issues with the future stand-your-ground hearing.

However, presuming that he loses that and he goes to trial and he claims self-defense, none of these issues will be brought before the court -- excuse me, before the jury. So they will not hear all those things that we now know, because they`re just going to be hearing the facts of the case.

So in the court of public opinion, of course it damages him tremendously. However, in the stand-your-ground hearing, because only Judge Russell will hear it, I think it will hurt him. But when it ultimately comes down to the trial, I don`t think it will make a difference.

MORET: Judge Gunn, we have about 10 or 15 seconds before we go to a break. Do you think this is going to hurt if this goes forward to trial? Is this -- the fact that he lied to the judge -- going to hurt him as the case continues?

GUNN: It will hurt his credibility with the judge. But it will -- the jury should -- probably will not hear about it unless he takes the stand. If he takes the stand and says, "I don`t lie," then I think it could come before the jury and would be relevant.

But chances are his defense attorneys will be very careful about that.

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UNIDENTIFIED MALE: He had blood on his face and the back of his head. And that was about -- about all I remember as far as his injuries. I think he had a cut on his nose, as well. A good 45 percent of his head and face were covered in blood.

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MORET: Welcome back. I`m Jim Moret from "Inside Edition," sitting in for Jane.

Trayvon Martin`s family is not happy with Zimmerman going free, but they`re not standing in his way. They are standing strong. Listen to this.

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FULTON: Trayvon was my baby. And I usually get emotional just thinking about the situation that has happened. And just to know that the killer of my son may walk free some time one day, it really hurts.

TRACY MARTIN, FATHER OF TRAYVON: As a father, it`s difficult as we sit through these proceedings. You feel powerless when you hear things said about your child that, you know, is not true.

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MORET: Family attorney says they are not going to fight the ruling that allowed Zimmerman to go free.

Holly Hughes, what options does the family have? They can clearly file a civil lawsuit as this proceeds, but at this point, are they going to take a wait-and-see attitude? And just let the criminal justice system work its way?

HOLLY HUGHES, CRIMINAL DEFENSE ATTORNEY: Well, I think they are. Because technically speaking, although they are the agreed party here in the criminal process, they are the surviving victims. You know, Trayvon himself was a victim. Parents are a victim.

But they have no say. Once a case is filed, it`s the prosecutor`s decision. So they don`t -- you know, they can say, "We don`t want him to have bond," but legally speaking, they don`t have a dog in the fight.

So their option here is to let the criminal case play out. Hopefully, they will see the justice that they`re seeking done. And after that, they have the remedy of filing a civil suit.

And if people continue to donate money to George Zimmerman and that money is not exhausted, that`s George Zimmerman`s money. So that`s something they can go after. Even though money won`t bring back their son and it won`t make them whole, they can certainly seek damages. And those damages may ultimately be paid out of the money that people are sending in, if that fund is still up and running at the time of the civil suit.

MORET: Joey Jackson, criminal defense attorney from New York. Look, a lot of people are upset with this case anyway. They feel like Zimmerman got away with murder. And clearly, that`s to be decided by the court.

But we do know that Zimmerman lied. And a lot of people think, look, here he`s getting away with that, because he`s out. From a PR standpoint - - and I know you do worry about public opinion as well as the court, what do you do to rehabilitate this guy if you`re a defense attorney?

JACKSON: You know, it has a lot to do with whether he acts responsibly from here on in. Obviously, his attorneys are going to brief him. And it starts with the basics, Jim. What does that mean? It means comply with every bail condition. Whether it`s not to have alcohol, whether it`s not to miss your curfew by one second, whether it`s certainly, he shouldn`t be applying for passports and doing the obvious things. But a lot has to do with how he comports himself.

And we better not hear any -- anything of a negative variety in terms of what he`s done, certainly no statements, no interviews, any of that. But in terms of rehabilitating reputation, it`s very difficult.

And I think in the court of law when he comes and he does testify -- and he essentially almost has to, right? Because this is the type of thing where it`s going to be his word against what happens, yes, there`s a lot of independent evidence that`s here, but it`s going to be him on the line.

And you can rest assured, Jim, that the prosecutors are going to be giving him a withering cross-examination when the time comes. But it should be a very interesting thing to watch in the very near future.

MORET: Is this a nightmare case from a defense standpoint? Because you`re behind the 8-ball, right? Right from the get-go.

JACKSON: You know, absolutely. It`s very difficult. But at the same time there are things the defense is going to do. I mean, they`re going to be plotting their strategy.

And the first thing they have to consider, though, Jim, is whether or not they`re going to have this immunity hearing. If you read the decision, the judge was -- I mean, he vilified essentially George Zimmerman, talking about how he was manipulative, flaunted the system. And this will be the same judge who has to evaluate his credibility in an immunity hearing.

And then if George Zimmerman testifies there, the extent to what that`s going to be used against him at trial is going to be enormous.

So the defense has a lot of decisions to make, starting with whether they have such a hearing or waive it and just allow a jury to make the ultimate decision.

There`s certainly things the defense has to work with here, but the prosecution is certainly going to be on their a-game and moving forward.

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UNIDENTIFIED FEMALE: Two fishermen found Mickey`s bike under the Atchafalaya Basin Bridge.

UNIDENTIFIED MALE: Police released photos of three vehicles they say were in the area. Now they want to talk to those drivers.

BRETTLY WILSON, FRIEND: We just want her back. We want her safe. We want our friend.

UNIDENTIFIED FEMALE: She left here at this house around 2 in the morning.

UNIDENTIFIED FEMALE: It was Mickey`s family who confirmed the bike is hers.

UNIDENTIFIED MALE: For the first time in days the Shunick family and investigators have something to go on.

UNIDENTIFIED FEMALE: We want our daughter back. And that will make everything better.

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MORET: Tonight an arrest in the case of missing Mickey Shunick. Police have charged 33-year-old Brandon Laverne, a convicted sex offender, with first-degree murder and aggravated kidnapping in connection with Mickey`s disappearance.

The Louisiana college student vanished after leaving a friend`s House in the middle of the night on May 19. Surveillance video shows Mickey biking home that night. Cops found her bike beneath the bridge about a week later and say there`s damage to indicate it was hit by a car.

The same video shows three cars in the area at the time Mickey was last seen. Cops were trying to track down information about those three cars, including a white Chevy Silverado pickup truck. And it was this video that helped to crack the case.

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UNIDENTIFIED MALE: Based on information and surveillance, detectives were able to positively identify the truck that traveled directly behind Mickey in the video as belonging to Brandon Laverne. Investigators were also able to place Brandon Laverne in and around the location of where the bicycle was located beneath the Whiskey Bay Bridge.

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MORET: Mike Brooks, HLN law-enforcement analyst. Do they have enough evidence to charge this guy?

BROOKS: Well, apparently so. I mean, he`s been -- he`s been locked up. And you need probable cause to do that. And it sounds from the chief that they are -- have put together a pretty good case before they -- before they arrested him.

But they did serve a search warrant at his home on July 5. What additional evidence they got there we don`t know. But it sounds like they were able to put him there at that bridge.

Also, they, through surveillance videos and other evidence able to say that he was the vehicle behind her. And I guarantee you that that`s the case and there were some damage to her bike. There`s probably also some damage to his car that they were able to link up also to that bicycle, Jim.

MORET: Judge Mary Ann Gunn, host of "Last Shot with Judge Gunn," joining us by Skype. What`s really troubling in this case, certainly as a parent, looking at this. It went from a missing persons case to now we see murder charges against -- being leveled against this guy, or at least that`s the arrest charges. That`s very troubling.

GUNN: Absolutely. Absolutely. It`s very -- there`s obviously things that the police know that we don`t. Because right now she`s disappeared. And they have found probable cause that evidently is sufficient to withstand a ruling of no bond to issue against this man.

And as -- Lafayette`s a wonderful, warm place. I`ve been there. And it`s quiet sleepy college town. And it`s got to be very tragic for the citizens of that town.

MORET: And no body but still a murder investigation now, which means they clearly have information they`re not telling us.

GUNN: Absolutely they do. And I imagine that they`re trying to get that information possibly to the family so that -- there`s so much we don`t know. Let`s hope that they don`t...

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UNIDENTIFIED FEMALE: Adam Lee Brown in a Portland jail right now. And thank goodness for that because he`s accused of pulling a 10-year-old boy into a Wendy`s bathroom. He allegedly tried to sexually assault that little boy and then stabbed him several times.

All of this, police say, while the boy was screaming and his father was on the other side of a barricaded door trying to break it down.

In 1993 Adam Lee Brown was HIV positive. And he knew it.

He was out roaming around. And now, in this has to be rape, Ashleigh, he has to have allegedly raped this young 10-year-old boy, because once again the charge is attempted murder.

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MORET: Horrifying does not begin to describe this next story.

Welcome back. I`m Jim Moret from "Inside Edition," sitting in for my friend, Jane Velez-Mitchell.

A sex offender sits in jail tonight, accused of sexually assaulting and almost killing a 10-year-old boy. But after you hear this man`s rap sheet, you`re going to wonder why he was out of jail in the first place.

Cops say 49-year-old Adam Lee Brown dragged a 10-year-old boy into the bathroom of a Wendy`s restaurant in Portland, Oregon, locked the door, then allegedly tried to sexually assault the boy. When the boy fought back, cops say Brown stabbed him several times.

The boy`s father could hear his son screaming inside. That is when patrons sprang into action.

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UNIDENTIFIED MALE: At least a couple of people were holding the bathroom door shut to keep the suspect from coming out of the bathroom. Officers rushed in there and made sure everybody else got out of the restaurant and took over the positions of the door to make sure that he did not run out of the bathroom.

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MORET: When an employee unlocked the door, Brown shoved the injured boy out and then barricaded himself inside. It took two hours to get Brown out of the bathroom and into a squad car.

And then cops realized who they had in custody. A convicted sex offender classified as a predator who was already on parole for trying to infect at least nine children with HIV nearly 20 years ago. That`s right. This sex offender is HIV positive.

Brown moved to Portland in 2010. He`d been in and out of jail for parole violations. In fact, just last month another warrant was issued for Brown`s arrest for failing to report and also abandoning his housing. So did authorities lose track of this high-risk sexual predator?

Straight out to Bruce McCain who`s the former captain with the Multnomah County Sheriff`s Department the agency which had jurisdiction over Brown`s parole. Thank you for joining us tonight.

Can you explain how this predator could be allowed to walk freely and how authorities seemingly lost track of him?

BRUCE MCCAIN, FORMER CAPTAIN, MULTNOMAH COUNTY SHERIFF`S DEPARTMENT: Well, Jim, here the sheriff`s office is a little bit different than the Community Corrections Department, which does have jurisdiction over these guys. But there are so many of these guys running loose right now in our community that even with electronic monitoring, it`s very difficult to keep track to have these guys 24/7. And our community corrections experts and their officials even admit that.

But when they did find out this guy failed to report, he wasn`t where he was supposed to be, the warrant was issued. But by then it was too late. He`d already done a brazen act in broad daylight.

MORET: Captain, what`s your reaction when you heard this story? It must send shivers down your spine. You realize that there are these predators out there and in this case it appears this guy was looking for a victim.

MCCAIN: Well, given this guy`s history -- and, Jim, the thing is with this guy in Oregon, he committed his crimes back in the early `90s and he fell right in between a period of time where this state was revising its criminal justice system. And ironically the reason he was given such a short sentence back in the early `90s is that the prosecutor and everyone thought he was going to die in prison of AIDS. But due to the medical care, he not only survived but flourished. So that was one mistake back then that they simply did not understand the disease.

But now that he got out and the transfer from Roseberg to Portland is also a big concern especially when you go back to early 2010. There are some real serious questions as to who was watching this guy in the spring of 2010 as well as recently.

MORET: As I indicated, cops say Brown was looking for a victim. He was waiting outside the men`s bathroom when he grabbed the boy. He then told everyone he had a gun. Listen to this.

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UNIDENTIFIED MALE: When people claim they have guns, we`re going to believe them. So they backed out as well, continued to talk with him. But based on the logistics of this place and that he had cut somebody and claimed to be armed with a gun, we called our SERT team and our crisis negotiators.

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MORET: As it turned out, it was only a delay tactic. He did not have a gun. But it is interesting that he let the boy leave the bathroom and thank goodness he did. Cops say that boy would have died if he had not been allowed to leave.

Brian Russell, forensic psychologist, why do you think that this predator allowed that boy to leave? It clearly -- even though he injured him, it also saved his life.

BRIAN RUSSELL, FORENSIC PSYCHOLOGIST: Well, it`s very common, Jim, for people with psychopathic tendencies to put themselves first. And so when self-preservation comes into play, then whatever they were after beforehand goes by the wayside. So it sounds to me like at that point the guy was trying to find a way to get himself out of a situation so that he would be free to go back and do it again.

The boy, of course, is a hero, but he shouldn`t have had to be a hero because we made as a society two huge mistakes leading up to this, Jim. One is we should have never plea bargained with the guy in 1993 -- that was pure prosecutor laziness.

MORET: I want to go to Holly Hughes, criminal defense attorney, former prosecutor out of Atlanta. You heard Brian Russell talk about what he`s calling prosecutorial malfeasance, misconduct -- they shouldn`t have plea bargained. I know that there are a lot of cases and you try to get them resolved quickly. Was a mistake made in your view as an attorney in this case in letting this guy plea to lesser crimes earlier and putting him back on that street?

HOLLY HUGHES, CRIMINAL DEFENSE ATTORNEY: Well Jim, you know, hindsight is 20/20. And we need to be very careful here because I haven`t reviewed that file. I haven`t seen those facts. I don`t know if it was a weak case.

It could have been that they didn`t feel their case was strong enough to go forward and a plea bargain was the best way to at least get a conviction on paper and thus make him a sexual predator. He had to register. They would be able to then constitutionally be allowed to track him because he would be on paper as a convicted sex predator.

So I don`t know. I can`t definitively, you know, look back and say the prosecutor made a bad decision or they made a good decision. Obviously looking at it now we`re all horrified and we`re saying how could this happen, but what I think we need to do is begin to be creative and not just utilize the criminal justice system.

But in instances like this where you have a predator who is a deadly weapon and let`s face it, he`s HIV positive. That`s what he is, he`s a deadly weapon. So you know what; let`s go the civil track and see if we can get him civilly committed once he`s done his prison time for the criminal charges. Under that he`s a threat to public health and safety.

MORET: HLN law enforcement analyst Mike Brooks is also with us in Atlanta. Mike, this case, if you`re a parent -- heck even if you`re not a parent it gives you the creeps, it gets you angry. What`s your reaction when you heard that this predator is out there, he`s got a laundry list and we`ll go down it in a moment to let our viewers know what he`s accused of doing in the past and convicted of doing in the past, what was your reaction here?

MIKE BROOKS, HLN LAW ENFORCEMENT ANALYST: My first reaction was I`m sorry that the SERT team with the Portland Police Department didn`t have to use deadly force against this guy and we would have been done with him because this is a guy who is never, ever, ever going to get better.

And the guy kind of fell through the cracks who should be in prison but, you know, Holly made some good points. But it sounded to me of those nine children, only three counts of sodomy he pled to? That`s ridiculous to me. This guy should have been locked up.

And I know out in Portland, I heard from the captain about no electronic monitoring, they need guys like this to be on GPS 24/7. I know it`s hard because there`s a lot of people out there. But when you are a predator, when you are a dangerous weapon in the community -- you know, the community was not safe with this guy out of jail, period.

MORET: Multnomah County is also famous for another big. That`s the disappearance of seven-year-old Kyron Horman back in 2010. When Kyron vanished from his Portland are school, police say that they interviewed dozens of registered sex offenders in the area.

Bruce McCain, former captain with the sheriff`s office up there, you mentioned Adam Lee Brown as a possible suspect in that disappearance. Why?

MCCAIN: Well because, Jim, he showed up in Multnomah County here in Portland in April of 2010. But his formal transfer of probation from Douglas County and Roseberg ironically where Terry Horman is from, did not occur until January. So the real question here, which we have not gotten to community corrections people to confirm, is whether or not they were actually tracking him in April.

Now again, this is not (inaudible). It`s important for your listeners and viewers, this does not turn Adam Lee Brown into Kyron`s kidnapper or killer. However he does float right to the top of the list.

This is a known violent predatory sex offender who was having problems hanging around schools in Roseberg. Just this week he`s now been accused of going in broad daylight snatching a kid in a public place. He`s got all the MO. So the question is do those POs know where Adam Lee Brown was on the morning of June 4 2010? Unless and until they can answer that question, yes, we know where he was, if they can`t scratch him off as a person of suspect, person of interest, then nobody including Terry Horman, that we`ve covered on this program before, will ever see the light of day in a jail cell.

MORET: And there`s clearly much more to discuss with this case. We have to take a break now.

Returning home from war is a joyous time but it can also present challenges as families learn to live together after so much time apart. This weekend on Robin Meade`s "STORIES OF COURAGE" special, we catch up with the family of Army soldier, Sean Aikman, one month after his return from Iraq. Here`s a preview.

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SEAN AIKMAN, U.S. ARMY: It`s a totally different world over there. And you come back and you`re just glad to be back in the states. You just want to get back with your family. You want to spend as much time with them as possible.

It was good to be back in my own bed. Then kind of wake up and then you don`t know exactly where you`re at, at first, but then you realize, oh, I`m home. And you`re like it`s a sigh of relief. Finally, I`m home.

UNIDENTIFIED FEMALE: The boys are enrolled in sports now that he`s here. When he wasn`t here, it was a little too much with my volunteer work, with school and with working full-time. It was a little too much for me to run around with all the practices.

AIKMAN: They were learning how to play, so it`s like a bunch of bees swarming the soccer ball. It`s entertaining.

UNIDENTIFIED FEMALE: You spend as much time together taking in the moments that you do have together because you never know when the next deployment`s coming.

AIKMAN: It`s 50/50 for both spouse and soldier because without the support from your spouse, couldn`t get you through some of the hard times and vice versa.

UNIDENTIFIED FEMALE: One day he`s here, the next day he`s not. You don`t sweat over those things because you take advantage of the times that he is home because soon enough he`s going to be gone. The times that he is here is the times that you cherish.

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MORET: Welcome home to him and so many other servicemen and women. Watch this and other inspirational "STORIES OF COURAGE" Saturday 2:00 p.m. on HLN. And to see exclusive interviews with other service members, go to hlntv.com/salute.

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MORET: Here`s your "Viral Video of the Day".

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UNIDENTIFIED MALE: Their marriage began as a fairy tale, let`s be honest, made for the movies.

UNIDENTIFIED FEMALE: She said Tom`s poster once hung on her bedroom wall.

UNIDENTIFIED MALE: This went from what a lot of people thought might be a publicity stunt to something a little bit strange.

KATIE HOLMES, ACTRESS: I feel like the luckiest woman in the world.

UNIDENTIFIED FEMALE: People couldn`t understand why the two of them were together. There`s a huge age difference. They`re at very different places in their careers.

UNIDENTIFIED FEMALE: Cruise`s representative said it was Holmes` decision to end the marriage.

UNIDENTIFIED MALE: What may have led TomKat to turmoil.

UNIDENTIFIED FEMALE: Her main concern is her daughter`s best interest.

UNIDENTIFIED MALE: I mean who knows. I mean the fact we haven`t seen her, this could actually get pretty nasty.

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MORET: The drama heats up in the Tom Cruise-Katie Holmes divorce battle. Now reports say Katie is heading to court on Tuesday for the first divorce hearing. She`s allegedly going after temporary child support. This seems like a far cry from smitten Holmes from 2006.

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HOLMES: It`s just been so exciting. I love him.

UNIDENTIFIED FEMALE: Are you surprised though at the scrutiny that you`ve experienced?

HOLMES: I don`t really care. I mean I feel like the luckiest woman in the world.

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MORET: Katie was the first to file for divorce. She filed in New York claiming the couple lived there for two years. There were rumors Tom might try to file himself in California. However, now we`re hearing that`s simply not possible. You are not allowed to have divorce proceedings in two states at the same time. So Tom`s lawyers will have to fight the motion in New York first before they can try to move it to California.

Straight out to my guest, famed divorce attorney, Raul Felder; thank you very much for joining us Mr. Felder.

RAUL FELDER, DIVORCE ATTORNEY: Thank you.

MORET: So what`s the advantage of keeping this case in New York from Katie`s perspective?

FELDER: Well, New York has a very simple rule on custody. If the judge cannot award joint custody, the judge has to award it to one parent or the other. That`s why in the middle of custody trials in New York the judge will to litigants, you know, I may do something you don`t like because I have to give the child to one or the other.

Now, you might say, oh, I know lots of people in New York have joint custody. That`s when the parties agree to it and the court puts its imprimatur of approval on it. But in terms of litigation, no; and that`s why I`m sure her lawyers and apparently her father`s a divorce lawyer too, concluded that New York is better because he can never win if he`s seeking sole custody here.

And the reasons are clear. Scientology which a lot of people say is a cult, jumping on top of Oprah`s couch doesn`t play very well. And it`s his third marriage. So he`s not going to win in New York.

MORET: Well, from a legal perspective, what does Tom Cruise have to do, or can he do anything, to move this case to California?

Well, you know, we never used to see these kinds of two-jurisdictional fights years ago. But now you see it all the time. My guess is both courts, both states have jurisdiction to fulfill the residency requirements. So it`s a race who beats who to the barn door, and she beat him apparently to the barn door.

MORET: Rob Shuter, "Naughty but Nice Rob" from Huffington Post in New York. Is this going to become dirty from a PR perspective in your view?

ROB SHUTER, HUFFINGTONS POST: I think it already has. Tom`s people are already saying that Katie`s people are out there leaking stories. There`s an enormous amount of stories out there already. They must be coming from somebody.

Additionally I think it`s been very surprising, but Katie has not been in hiding. She chose to live on one of the busiest streets here in New York. Last night she took her daughter to the East Village to get ice cream. Katie went shopping for groceries. This is something that Mrs. Cruise never ever was seen, shopping for vegetables and fruit. She had a staff for that.

So Katie is out there already trying to win over the public. And her PR team, who she`s just hired -- this is a brand new team -- she had a very different team when she was married to Tom. She`s gone back to the team that made her famous when she was on "Dawson`s Creek".

So she clearly feels comfortable with these people. And the PR battle, it`s already begun.

MORET: And one thing to note, one thing we haven`t seen Katie Holmes do a lot lately is smiling. She`s clearly smiling in those photos, Rob.

SHUTER: Absolutely. And also just to stick it to him, she`s wearing very high heels.

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MORET: My favorite part of the show. We asked for your fun pet pictures; we`ve got some great ones. Here are today`s pet pics of the day.

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NISCHELLE TURNER, HLN CORRESPONDENT: Real quick, any words for your buddy Tom Cruise who`s going through a really tough time?

JAMIE FOXX, ACTOR: Oh, man. You know what; they`ll be all right.

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MORET: The continuing saga in the Tom Cruise/Katie Holmes divorce. Raul Felder, celebrity divorce attorney in New York, you mentioned the elephant in the room and that is Scientology. And I just want to be clear, you can`t use Scientology or any religion really as a basis for granting custody to one parent over the other, right?

FELDER: Oh, no, no. There are elements in any custody case. This is going to be an important element. You`re going to hear Scientology from beginning to the end. They`re going to tell what they do, what they believe. Many people think it`s a cult.

That`s why I think the case is going to die a quick death. He apparently is ruled or governed by Scientology. And they don`t want to be spread out for cross-examination to be chopped up in little pieces, people making fun of the religion. So I think they`re going to tell him, take your losses and move on.

MORET: So you don`t see a protracted fight then? You think that this -- because Tom Cruise in the past he does have quite a legal team, and they`re a good one, but you don`t think they`re going to fight this one tooth and nail?

FELDER: No. Well, I think they`ll fight if they`re told to fight, but they`ll settle if they`re told to settle. And they just -- he has too much to lose here. Look, there`s a prenuptial agreement that decides the money. Now you got the custody situation because you can`t deal with that in a prenuptial agreement.

And too much to lose here -- I think they`re going to tell him, wrap yourself up, take your losses, walk on, maybe you can negotiate for joint custody, where he really doesn`t have much to do with the child`s upbringing. But it`s a no-brainer here as far as custody is concerned.

MORET: As you talk about too much to lose, Tom used to be an untouchable star with an impeccable reputation. But his image seemed to take a turn for the worst after his crazy couch jumping on Oprah. Check this out from Harpo Studios.

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OPRAH WINFREY, TALK SHOW HOST: We have never seen you behave this way before.

TOM CRUISE, ACTOR: I know.

WINFREY: Have you ever felt as great before?

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MORET: Rob Shuter, what is this doing for Tom Cruise`s image?

SHUTER: This is going to beat Tom to a place where he`s never seen before. Raul is exactly right here. There are three people in this marriage: Tom, Katie and Scientology. At the Huffington Post Celebrity where I work, Tom and Katie`s stories are doing fantastic. But also stories on Scientology (inaudible) are becoming very, very popular on many, many Web sites. There`s a lot of ex-Scientology people talking out and really, really bashing Scientology. I think that this is going to damage Tom if he doesn`t get out quickly to a point where he might never, ever recover.

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MORET: After the music stops at the Annual Bonnaroo Music Festival in Tennessee, guess what`s left? Trash, tons of it. Here`s how they set the guidelines for sustainable and green practices.

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RICHARD GOODSTONE, CO-FOUNDER, BONNAROO: What really makes Bonnaroo special is the community that we have built.

Bonnaroo is really an ecosystem. From a sustainability perspective, really is the philosophy for us is that we understand the issues, environmentally. And I believe that you need to be a part of the solution.

Natural resources are not unlimited. And for us to have such an amazing platform to educate, and be a part of a solution, we have to take that opportunity to do so.

IAN BLAND, TREE POWER AND SOUND: What the panels do is they`re taking in light. We`re transducing (ph) photons into voltage, storing that in the battery banks and from the battery banks we can invert that back into AC power which we can use on the stage.

ANNA BOROFSKY: The event itself, produce over a million pounds of waste each year. Last year we recycled over 170 tons of that material. We are responsible for all things, trash recycling and compost here at Bonnaroo. Just like any city, someone is in charge of the waste removal.

Bonnaroo is a big city in terms of the overall impact. We have diverted over 3 million pounds of waste from the landfill. The compost, it`s at least 750 cubic yards. You can see this pile here was four times the size of that last year. Basically over the course of the last 12 months, that pile, everything`s broken down, done it`s composting thing and it`s become this much smaller pile of really fertile, rich compost.

We have planted over 100 trees throughout the site -- just trying to really improve the look and the quality of the site, provide more shade for our patrons.

Here we`ve got our amazing compost sorting volunteers. These guys sort through every bag. You can see this is all stuff that can go in the compost. And here, these guys do it for six hours a day. They know that it`s a huge part of what we need to do to make sure that we can have a clean compost ring here.

STEPHANIE KATSAROS, FOUNDER, BRIGHT BEAT: Bonnaroo is a perfect example of a festival that`s figured out how really to do it right. The waste that`s generated at an event like this is enormous. You have got, you know, one of their ecostations where they`re separating the trash from the landfill and the recycling.

The signs have pictures. You need to have pictures in order for people to realize what goes where.

The sustainability initiative at could be applied to a lot of different kinds of events -- sporting events. The Olympics had a huge sustainability initiation where you`re paying attention to how everyone`s getting there and you`re paying attention to where the material`s going.

In terms of events where you`re consuming a lot of beverages, for example; beverage containers are all recyclable. You can recycle aluminum easily and it`s valuable. Glass as well is recyclable. Plastic is a challenge.

Influence in terms of the fans here. They`re learning how to recycle. They`re understanding what compost even means and also the operations of the festival are learning as they go.

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MORET: And I`m recycling all of these.

I`m Jim Moret from "Inside Edition" sitting in for Jane. Thanks for watching. Have a great weekend.

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