|Gardner had MySpace page despite parole rule|
|Thursday, 01 April 2010 10:38|
By Jeff McDonald, UNION-TRIBUNE STAFF WRITER
Originally published March 31, 2010 at 6:18 p.m., updated March 31, 2010 at 8:44 p.m.
In a 2007 addendum to the release conditions for John Albert Gardner III related to computer use, Gardner initialed both conditions. He opened a MySpace account three months later.
His screen name was Jason the Stud, and he called himself the Energizer Bunny. He used sexually charged language when describing his interests. He listed his hometown as the Playboy Mansion and he called love “one big ugly compromise of two people pretending not to know what the other is doing.”
John Albert Gardner III, the convicted sex offender now accused of raping and killing Poway teenager Chelsea King, opened a MySpace page in December 2007 — even though according to terms of his parole he was not allowed anywhere near a computer.