Alex Trebek Burglary Suspect Faces Life Sentence
She's in trouble over 'three-strikes' law
By John Johnson, Newser Staff
Posted Aug 2, 2011 4:06 PM CDT
In this file photo provided by the San Francisco Police Department, Lucinda Moyers is shown.   (AP Photo/San Francisco Police Department)

(Newser) – A not-so-lighthearted footnote to the Alex Trebek burglary case: The woman accused of pilfering stuff from his hotel room faces 25 to life because of California's three-strikes law, reports the San Francisco Chronicle. Lucinda Moyers, 56, has two previous burglary convictions, and prosecutors consider the Trebek charges a violent felony because the Jeopardy! host and his wife were in the room at the time sleeping.

"I'm facing a life sentence," Moyers told the Chronicle in a teary jailhouse interview. "I'm never going to see life again outside if I'm found guilty." She denies the charges. Trebek injured his Achilles tendon chasing her down a hotel hallway, and she was caught by security downstairs.

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ClarkSRAGVCollett
Aug 30, 2012 8:23 PM CDT
My family founded the city that aLex Trebek is from. It is Sudbury, Ontario, and most people are not aware that it inspired Smallville and the CIA's elusive Kryptos of the Superman comics. Site to the world's second largest meteorite crash, mining, steel giant, and they built the Superstack the world's largest smelter chimney the year I was born. I am in the film industry and worked with Dean Cain, on Smallville, Supernatural, am writing a Superwoman screenplay, and people started to call me Clark years ago. There is within the Sudbury region a small place called Lively in Walden, an excellent and highly rare non deadly name. Walden Media is most known for creating The Lion The Witch and the Wardrobe. The witch, as named for the title, has the name of Jardis of Underland in the book. Not knowing this, I met a woman over a decade ago when I was a Rape Crisis Center trained councillor, named Lucinda. She was abused for most of her life in unspeakable ways, and was forced into prostitution along the main street where it occurred, called Jarvis in Toronto. Vancouver had a similar street called Jervis where the prostitutes were kept. Two weeks after I first spoke with Lucinda, she met with me again with an enormous black eye and part of her front teeth punched out by her pimp. She was a delicate angel in so many ways, frail, and I was livid beyond words. It was a sadistic harm that I could not place my finger upon... at that time. In any way, I am not relating this to Alex, we have a strange relation, yet the coincidence is remarkable and worth mention. Perhaps this woman was onto something in the harm that she has been living in life, and unable to relate it in a public statement. To steal his wallet and bracelet seems so on the nose. I would like for you to view a video on the subject that I made months prior to seeing this just now, relating the adjustments to law enforcement relating to prostitutes that I call Lucy's Law... it would be good for you to bring it to the attention of the people related to her being charged. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mBrRH4G7r8U It is very upsetting to view this article when I was placing a random search to see if I could find the Lucinda that I knew in Toronto. As well keep in mind that Tony Stark's atrocious butler machine is named Jarvis, and so that area is shifted to control of iron to Robert, one of my given names to undo that abuse. Yet as well, Captain America, I worked with Chris Evans on Fantastic Four ROTSS, is from Sudbury Mass. It is representational of the proper region being Sudbury, Ontario Canada with the meteorite crash. You can not fake a meteorite crash, well at least in LA it would be hard for even them :-) If you know anyone with Walden Media or like relations, write. My aunt died of cancer on Jarvis, and my mother was harassed enormously and I am sick and severely angered by this abusive system. Clark http://pro.imdb.com/name/nm5121110/
ElleMonkey
Aug 3, 2011 7:31 AM CDT
Capital punishment!!! She hurt Alex Trebek!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
JuroneMo
Aug 3, 2011 1:54 AM CDT
your mother, trebek.