Sarah Walker, of Joe Arpaio's Craigslist Bestiality Case, Claims to Be Victim of Sexual-Assault Suspect Lee Lubonne

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Sarah Walker, the woman who was arrested with her husband and a friend over Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio's bestiality bust stemming from a Craigslist ad, claims to be one of the victims of sexual-assault suspect and self-described "sex pig" Lee Lubonne.

Just to be clear, we're not outing Walker here, as she's already done local TV interviews about it since the news broke of Lubonne's arrest yesterday.

Walker says it's "no coincidence" that the alleged assault happened after Arpaio made media headlines about the bestiality case, and court documents obtained by New Times seem to support her claim that Lubonne knew who she was from media attention.

Walker and her husband have pleaded not guilty to their charges, but Robert Aucker had taken a plea agreement, pleading guilty to conspiracy to commit bestiality, and was sentenced to two years probation.

Lubonne, whom we wrote about yesterday, "may" be a suspected serial sexual predator, according to the Sheriff's Office, after one woman -- purportedly Walker -- went forward to police about her alleged assault, and a 15-year-old girl also identified him as the one who assaulted her after that.

The items found at his house include various recording devices, a duffel bag filled with "sexual apparatus[es]," a bag of what detectives believe are "trophies" -- including medication bottles, printouts of profiles of women from social-networking websites, and maps -- as well as 13 hard drives and thumb drives locked in a safe, according to the Sheriff's Office.

The to-do lists found in his car and home also aroused the suspicions of detectives, as one said he had to meet one of the victims and buy zip ties, and another "stated his desire to stop being a 'sex pig' and to find Jesus," according to MCSO.

According to the court documents, a 33-year-old woman told detectives Lubonne contacted her under the guise of wanting to hire her as a professional photographer via Craigslist, and they met Saturday at a west Valley coffee shop.

As we mentioned, part of their discussion at the coffee shop seems to show that Lubonne knew who the woman was.

"They talked for about a half hour and during this conversation, he brought up the bestiality case and asked her questions about it," court documents state. "She diverted the questions back to the photography and he told her that he wanted to do the shoot at his residence."

There's really only one notable bestiality case in the county as of late in -- specifically involving a 33-year-old photographer -- in which Walker, her husband, and a friend were arrested after an undercover MCSO detective responded to a Craigslist ad allegedly soliciting sex with a dog.

After going back to Lubonne's house that day -- May 19 -- the victim told police she felt sedated, as if she'd been drugged, after taking a bottle of water from Lubonne, and was eventually sexually assaulted.

She told police she was only able to convince Lubonne to let her leave later because she had a court-ordered ankle monitoring device, and she caught the house number on her way out to help lead police to Lubonne.

Based on information provided by that victim, one of the sex-crime detectives noticed similarities to another case, involving a 15-year-old girl who was looking for a babysitting job on Craigslist.

That alleged sexual assault included a knife, the girl told police, and based on picking him out of a photo lineup, and describing his house and vehicle, Lubonne was also arrested in that incident from March.

As for Lubonne, though, the Sheriff's Office is thinking there's a "possibility" there may be more victims, and Arpaio wants to you phone them up if you have any information, "no matter how seemingly insignificant." The number for that is 602-876-1011.

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Scottsdalebubbe
Scottsdalebubbe

Can you say bizarre on multiple levels?  I am not one to blame the victim(s) but one of those women went to Lubonne's house for a job interview???   PPJ (Piss Poor Judgment)  Unless the woman is suffering from some kind of serious mental impairment ... and the "sex pig" took advantage of her.

Otter
Otter

Yeah I saw her interview on tv. He found her site and said he wanted business pics. She said he indicated there was kids at home. No fault of hers...no rape victim needs to be blamed for an unanticipated violent crime against them. I guess this is her photography site
Http://halobelle.com

Yourproductsucks
Yourproductsucks

It's ironic that she takes wedding photos. She brings a whole new meaning to 'tying the knot.'

david saint
david saint

she is a photographer (or that was what it was for), so for all we know he was offering to pay her to take pics of his backyard...he just tainted her water bottle with something..hey, lets just say "hope you are ok, glad you got out alive" and get over it...and let her work out all the stuff she has going on without being judge and jury...shes been through enough 

david saint
david saint

no i dont know her, but anyone who is raped and is able to hold it together....that takes guts. And its a bit insensitive for us to speculate about the dog incident...after all, the same person that levied the charges is the same one who told us all the criminal judges in our county were guilty of bribery and RICO..only to have nothing to prove it. 

Walter Concrete
Walter Concrete

You somehow got half of the facts when you were looking to sensationalize a possible sexual perversion....but you somehow missed the other facts.   NewTimes sensationalizing journalism.    Did you get an award for that too?     You're quick to plaster people's faces across your site but your missteps rate only a brief one sentence half assed blurb.    Oh well.    Who cares right?     You're no better than Arpaio.

Gerry_C
Gerry_C

If OSB is involved, I immediately question the motivation and honesty behind the arrest, the statement, or whatever is put forth.  It should not be that way.  Of all the Sheriff's in Arizona, only two give me the feeling of dishonesty.  Of course, they are OSB and Babeu.

david saint
david saint

i seem to recall an instance when a 19 year old was given a bomb and access to joes car....by MCSO 

Yourproductsucks
Yourproductsucks

How was the most recent underwear bomber caught? Do you know?

Eleanor Holguin
Eleanor Holguin

Arpaio and Babeu have earned every amount of distrust that you and many others put forth.

david saint
david saint

Besides the charging of judges without proof, or the clear misuse of funds, theres this fun fact..MCSO has a PR dept, but not a warrant unit...

Deputy Chief Paul Chagolla
Deputy Chief Paul Chagolla

Respectfully, I must correct your statement Mr. Saint.  As of May 18, 2012, there are 29,134 felony warrants in the warrant repository belonging to all local criminal justice agencies.  (That 466 warrants less than the figure I quoted for the AZ Republic on April 23, 2012.)  It is news to me that we do not have warrants units.  Please note that I command a Child Custody/Child Support Warrants Unit, and four other warrant extradition units (that's a little over a dozen staff members working on judicial orders, a.k.a. warrants); these staff members are augmented by other Sheriff's personnel during various warrant service operations.  Working with the Superior Court, County Attorney, Adult & Juvenile Probation, the Clerk of the Superior Court, and County Government, all together the Sheriff's Office was able to clear over 36,000 warrants from the repository in 2011.  In comparison, the Sheriff's Office alone cleared 28,000 warrants from the repository in 2010. 

david saint
david saint

Nice to see you again Paul, off early today? I hope you arent promoting your boss on county time. I did say 30k by the way, so im not far off. (you going to "nickel" and dime me on that, really?)
I see you are still trying to spin that yarn about the amount you actually cleared.  Which is mathematically impossible I might add. There weren't that many to begin with. Unless you are trying to separate misdemeanor from felony warrants. Or, are you using the warrants the US Marshals and other LEA's cleared for you, and simply using the stats due to the fact the suspects are housed in your jail like you do arrest rates?  Or are you saying there are that many that evolve within a year routinely? Remember , this can all be verified and I plan on doing so.....If thats true though, that would just highlight the deficiency of MCSO under arpaio because you do more about immigration than actual crime.  I cite the response time on average to 9-1-1 calls by MCSO, 45 mins, and the arrest rate of less than 25% (and thats being generous..if you cleared 75% on average by exception, that means you are actually clearing less then 25% though..per the Goldwater Institute mind you)  Further, you havent really been a "beacon of truth" in the past, either in your capacity as spokesman or otherwise. Numerous times ive read your press release and wished i had 5 minutes with you to show how i know its lies..Id probably get arrested though lol (sorry, theres plenty of precedent to show why I would think that)
Beyond that however, Im dying to know the reasoning behind charging Judge Donahue with bribery, and the other judges with RICO when clearly there was no evidence to support it(or it would still be in court). Yes, its off topic but very important as it pertains to credibility....I cant, and will never believe a word MCSO says after that until a clear explanation is given why our county judiciary was assaulted in that fashion. 

alehound
alehound

Shouldn't you be out on your bosses patio, looking for glints of light in the desert?

Tubes Fan
Tubes Fan

Well, I can see how this plays out.
When this broad and her Hubby finally wrest the million-plus payout from Arpaio (County's gonna be kinda cash-strapped paying all the other judgements against Joe)...
She can then open "Shar-Pei Sarah's Kennel Club".

Amy Peeples
Amy Peeples

If I was Sarah Walker I would hold Arpaio just as much responsible for this. He jumped the gun on her original case solely for publicity to distract from what crime he had recently neen accused of. Arpaio is as much a predator as the sick fuck who raped this lady.

Guest
Guest

Yes,  Arpaio does not care about justice.  He runs an (expensive) marketing office specializing in publicity stunts 24/7 while hundreds of sex crimes against children have gone un-investigated (well documented elsewhere in the city of el mirage and others).  It's a disgrace what he does to people.   He does evil and destroys lives to advance his ego.

david saint
david saint

astonishing yes, that arpaio has more people paid to run a PR dept than he does a warrant unit for the 30k + that are STILL outstanding...

Deputy Chief Paul Chagolla
Deputy Chief Paul Chagolla

Whenever someone mentions warrants, it is never very long before I am invited to weigh-in, even on this website. Skip to Mr. Saint's next post below.

Eleanor Holguin
Eleanor Holguin

This is really interesting....especially since you used the word "aroused"...

I feel bad this woman was raped but she is right her coming forward will stop this "sex pig" from continuing on with his wicked ways.

I think she understands that her blogging here will bring her a lot of criticism such as mine....why continue to use craigslist after all the misery it has brought into her life? Doesn't she get it? Learn your lesson and find another alternative to get your photography out there.

I wish her and her family the best, she deserves better and maybe someday she will figure all that out but in the meantime her kids suffer.

As for you who will give her shit because of the dog sex, maybe she deserves it but you doing so doesn't make the situation any better.  Be nice....as per usual take your shit out on me and leave her alone.....

Young1
Young1

The babysitter met him on Craigslist. Walker was contacted by this man via her website. Craigslist wasn't involved in her rape.

Guest
Guest

See the court docs.  She said he contacted her through her photography website, not craigslist, and said he wanted portraits taken of his family.  He targeted her because of the publicity stunt pulled by Arpaio to broadcast her arrest everywhere.  He carefully set up the meeting, posing as a client, and then when he got her to the house he forcibly raped her.  He did the same thing to a 15 year old girl (that one he found on craiglist ... there were two cases, the 15yo w/ craigslist, but the Walker woman he contacted through her business).

Yourproductsucks
Yourproductsucks

Actually, she was probably targeted because she got caught wanting to have sex with a dog. Perverts attract perverts. She is reaping what SHE sowed and can blame no one but herself.

Esquire
Esquire

Yourproductsucks,

I've read your other posts about this victim. Do you realize that what you are doing is slander and harassment? Speak carefully before you continue to target this woman in public forums. If you are indeed Auckers bitter wife, it won't be long before motive is established and you have a lawsuit on your hands....

You are a sick woman. Until you showed up the posts were civil and sympathetic, as they should be for a rape victim.

I do you really think the new times doesn't track IP addresses? How do you think they catch people who make threats online...keep it up and you'll have an officer at your door,

Hope floats
Hope floats

I never saw her blaming the media for her rape...she said it was how the man targeted her. As I saw another poster say, take your personal issues somewhere else. This victim needs our support. I personally hope your identity is revealed. Did you know what you are doing is legally considered harassment? Your email address and ip address can be traced by this site and law enforcement.

I've seen your threats on other threads...I hope someone catches you....FAST.
Posters keep telling you to get lost...I guess you're too bent on hurting this woman more. Pathetic.

James k
James k

Your posts are overkill. I agree with Drake M.....
Yourproductsucks appears to be Auker's wife from the previous case and is posting all over thr new times against walker.

What ever your name is, you are only making yourself obvious and pretty pathetic. Get a new hobby besides stalking and harassing people like the above listed sex pig. Your theory that she is at fault for being raped, especially when this man has other victims, is the most absurd thing I have seen yet.

You are a truly sick woman mrs. Aucker.

Drake M.
Drake M.

Yourproductsucks,
Youve already been outed in another thread for bashing walker as the angry wife of Robert Aucker. Your overdoing yourself...and what you are doing is pretty underhanded. At least she shows her face to confront her enemies. Please do us all a favor and quit posting.

Anyone have aucker's wife's name or can google her? Think she deserves a dose of her own medicine here.

As for the case I give her credit for coming forward. Her victimization is really unfortunate given her already bad media.

Yourproductsucks
Yourproductsucks

What does that have to do with the comment regarding the alleged rapist?

david saint
david saint

yes, arpaio is a proven liar that will do anything and everything to get attention...that includes the serious possibility he and his deputies are outright lying about Sarah and her involvement. 

Guest
Guest

I think your personal agenda is blinding you to the fact that a woman was just raped.  My thought is that you say petty and vile things and lack a heart.

Lone Wolf
Lone Wolf

Let's see some evidence, smart boy. Otherwise, your speculations are just as moot.

Yourproductsucks
Yourproductsucks

It will be interesting to see what evidence comes to light during the bestiality trial that supports my assertion.  I'll bet it doesn't go to trial for just that reason.  I'll bet a plea is reached prior to the real embarrassment which lies in wait.  What are your thoughts on that, "guest"?

Yourproductsucks
Yourproductsucks

That doesn't make sense.  Can you expound on the point you were attempting to make?  

Yourproductsucks
Yourproductsucks

I've never claimed to be good.  Nice try, however.

Sarah's attempt at blaming the media and law enforcement for her demise is laughable and I will continue to point that out so long as she continues to make a run for the money.

How long will it take for her to spin this into a lawsuit against the county?  That will solidify what her true motivations are.

david saint
david saint

LMAO yea, arpaios a real beacon of truth isnt he...

david saint
david saint

really, you were there and witness the whole thing? Or are you just taking arpaios word on it? 

noYOURproductsucks
noYOURproductsucks

As a 'good' Mormon, Yourproductsucks should know something about what God had to say about mercy - an awfully familiar story about a woman taken in adultery... and the supposedly 'sinless', unforgiving hypocrites who at least had the conscience to scurry like rats when they were called out for wanting to pile stones on her until she died.

So, Yourproductsucks, are you going to going to continue to cast stones? Or will you at least have the conscience of a rat and scurry away to beg for forgiveness from your Bishop and your God for being sympathetic to a rapist before you take your nice family to church this Sunday for sacraments and visit the temple that you're so 'worthy' to enter?

Guest
Guest

she is not an escort.  she was raped.  so was a 15yo girl.  by the same man.  you are a sick person.

rape a woman?  no big deal.   just call her an escort and viola, all better.

you need help, man.  serious, serious help.

Yourproductsucks
Yourproductsucks

...and OJ didn't murder anyone either.

Guilt or innocence is not is not always proven in court.

teknik1200
teknik1200

we still don't know the whole story about the dog act, the whole innocent until.. thing.

Yourproductsucks
Yourproductsucks

I realize I stated she can blame no one but herself.  What I meant was she can blame no one but the rapist.  Attempting to blame the media or the Sheriff because they shed light on her previous poor choices is not the fault of either entity.  They are both doing their jobs. 

What I meant to convey was- She can't blame anyone but herself for her notoriety.  No one deserves sexual assault...except maybe the rapist.

Yourproductsucks
Yourproductsucks

Nope, but she can't run out and blame anyone else EXCEPT the rapist either.  It's not Arpaio's fault she showed up to have sex with a dog.  She did that on her own.  Her attempt to cast blame on other's is what I am commenting on.

She is more culpable than Arpaio for her notoriety. That is all.

Yourproductsucks
Yourproductsucks

She is an escort.  Theft of services better fits the circumstances.

Guest
Guest

Unbelievable.  So a person who had engaged in any perversion anywhere at anytime is now "fair game" for serial rapists?

You are a sick human being.  You need help.  I feel sorry for you.

Guest
Guest

Blaming a rape victim for rape is vile.  May God have mercy on your sick soul.

Eleanor Holguin
Eleanor Holguin

I didn't read the court docs just what was being reported as him contacting her through craigslist.

I can see him doing that but she also knew when she met him publicly he was aware of that.....that should have been a huge red flag to her.....but no going back.

I for one appreciate her coming forward.....this is one more fucking creep off the streets because of her being brave even at the expense of her own humility. That takes a lot of courage in my opinion.

As for Arpaio and his bs, I'm surprised he didn't make this announcement in front of the cameras.  Didn't he want the attention this time?

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