"DO GOOD... SEEK JUSTICE.... DEFEND THE FATHERLESS CHILD." - Isaiah 1:17

The information below was readily available to the Guardian ad Litem appointed by the Family Court judge in the custody dispute in 2010.  I also told the court directly.

They ignored Wesley Hadsell's criminal history (that was publicly known at the time), which included:

   - January 21, 1996 - Burglary (2 counts)
   - January 21, 1996 - Grand Larceny
   - January 26, 1996 - Burglary
   - January 24, 1998 - Felony Break & Entry
   - March 14, 1998 - Felony Restraint of a Minor Girl
   - October 2, 1998 - Forgery
   - November 1, 1998 - Forgery
   - November 20, 1998 - Burglary - 2nd degree
   - December 18, 1998 - Forgery (2 counts)
   - August 3, 2000 - September 11, 2001 - Dozens of infractions in prison, including Threats and Sexual Act
   - August 21, 2005 - Strangulation, Rape, and Kidnapping estranged wife (not adjudicated)
   - August 25, 2005 - Violation of Restraining Order (not charged)
   - August 25, 2005 - Violation of Probation (not charged)
   - August 25, 2005 - Violent Abduction of Estranged wife, holding her captive for 2 weeks (not charged).  $50k reward.  Nationwide manhunt.
   - September 8, 2005 - Felony Eluding Police (not charged)

News from Sept. 8, 2005

North Carolina Offender Information

2005 Grand Jury Indictment

Aug. 2005 Press Release

In addition to the crimes above, only the Probation Officer knew these crimes, and he chose not to testify in Family Court: 


  • 1990 - Age 12 - Petty Larceny, Possession of Stolen Property, Indecent Phone Call
  • 1994 - Ran away from home.  Out of state for a couple months.
  • 1994 - "Mom was afraid of him due to unpredictable behaviors."
  • 1996 - Arrests (not tried) for:  Arson to his home while his family was inside, Contrib. to Delinquency of a Minor, Fugitive from Justice, Flight, more..
  • 2005 - He separated from wife due to drug abuse and depression and stolen checks.
  • 2005 - During the 2-week abduction, his estranged wife reported multiple rapes, multiple robberies, violence and threats to kill members of her family if she did not comply
  • 2005-2010 (IN PRISON) 70 VIOLATIONS including - Attempted Murder (stabbing a man multiple times in the face), Assault, Threatening Bodily Harm, Disobeying Orders, Setting Fire (2x), Destruction of Property (3x), Possession of Intoxicants (2x), attempts and threats of suicide, Attempted Escape, and other things.
  • Child Support Arrears
  • Mental Health History:  Diagnosed with Mood Disorder, PTSD, Personality Disorder, Major Depressive Disorder, Anti-Social and Borderline Traits, and Psychotic Features.  Hearing voices.  Said, "I want to get all the violence out of my head".
  • History of Drug Abuse
  • Willfully Providing False Information to the Court
  • "Tattoos of skulls and death" - "Because I'm fascinated with death."
  • Suicide attempts - repeatedly cutting wrists, hanging
  • Interstate drug running
  • Dangerous plea deal?  It appears he made a plea deal with the feds for lesser charges, since so many crimes were not prosecuted.  His turning evidence on high ranking drug runners could have put my children in danger.

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Nov. 2016 - Pages from the sentencing transcript taken from the Probation Officer's Pre-Sentence Report