Drunk mother-of-three who lapdanced for teenage boys at house party faces 14 years in jail

October 26, 2012 | by | 0 Comments

A boozy mum-of-three who drank enough to “knock out a bull elephant” faces up to 14 years in jail after molesting two schoolboys at a friend’s 50th birthday party.

Amanda Wheeler, 31, guzzled vodka, beer and wine before she kissed and groped a 12-year-old boy on a bench before lap-dancing and straddling a group of teenage lads.

Worcester Crown Court heard the part-time cleaner licked one victim’s face and bit another boy’s neck while pressing her breasts against him.

 

Amanda Wheeler, 31, was found guilty at Worcester Crown Court, pictured, of performing sexual acts on teenage boys

Amanda Wheeler, 31, was found guilty at Worcester Crown Court, pictured, of performing sexual acts on teenage boys

After midnight she molested two boys in a bedroom – pulling the 14-year-old’s trousers down before performing a sex act on him.

The 13-year-old was then forced to carry out a sex act on her while his private parts were exposed.

A jury found Wheeler, from Barbourne in Worcester, guilty of four counts of sexual activity with a child and one of sexual assault on Thursday.

She was acquitted of a sixth charge of sexual activity with a child.

Judge Patrick Thomas QC granted her bail while pre-sentence and psychological reports are prepared.

He said it was “a very difficult case” but added he had not yet considered what sentence he should pass.

The maximum sentence for sexual activity with a child is 14 years in prison.

During the two-week trial, the jury heard Wheeler drank vodka, wine and beer before attending the 50th birthday bash on November 29 last year.

At the party she kissed and groped a 12-year-old boy on a bench before lap-dancing a group of lads at the party – rubbing herself against the shocked teens.

She then molested two boys, aged 13 and 14, in a bedroom by performing sex acts on both of them.

James Dunstan, prosecuting, said Wheeler’s behaviour that night had been “highly flirtatious” while she was trapped “in a drunken bubble”.

A video interview with the 13-year-old boy heard him tell cops Wheeler pounced on him and his 12-year-old friend after plying them with strong Stella Artois lager.

He claimed the trio left her home to go to a party nearby but stopped to sit on a bench in a field.

The victim told officers Wheeler hugged the younger boy “in a friendly way”, before she “tried to snog him”.

The boy, who is now 14, said she then turned to him, tried to pull down his trousers and bit his neck.

He said she told him she wanted to perform a sex act on him, which made him feel “disgusted”.

Later at the birthday party the boy said he saw Wheeler “dirty dancing” with a 15-year-old and asking him for sex, but he refused.

The boy said she then moved over to him and rubbed her breasts on his chest and stomach, before nuzzling his neck and hugging him.

One of the victims told the court he asked Wheeler to stop but she refused and he did not want to push her and hurt her so let her carry on.

Wheeler, who had denied all the offences, told the jury she had an alcohol problem and was taking tablets for depression.

Samantha Forsyth, defending said Wheeler had been “monumentally stupid” after drinking enough to “knock out a bull elephant”.

Wheeler will be sentenced at Birmingham Crown Court on January 21.

She was also ordered to sign the Sex Offenders’ Register.

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