Documents Detail DJ’s Sex Act with Child

JohnBalyoBATTLE CREEK, Mich. (June 25, 2014) – District Court documents from Calhoun County are revealing the details of a sexual encounter a former radio host is accused of having with a child.

According to the bench warrant for John Balyo, the former WCSG host took an 11-year-old boy to a hotel in Battle Creek where the child performed oral sex on Balyo.

Ofc. Eric Andrews told the court the victim was also fondled during the encounter.

The document also shows Balyo confessed to the sex act during an interview with police, after he was advised of his Miranda rights.

Balyo is being held without bail on two counts of criminal sexual conduct, one charge in the first-degree and one in the second-degree.

Balyo is due back in court on Monday.

His former employer, Cornerstone University, fired Balyo on Saturday.

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3 comments

  • snapjudy

    Hopefully this guy will be kept behind bars and away from kids for a long time.

    It takes a lot of courage to speak up and take action about being sexually abused. It is not an easy thing to do, but it is extremely rare that a child predator has only one victim. Some have many. Child predators need to be kept far away from kids forever. It’s never too late to come forward about being sexually abused. So let’s hope that anyone who may have knowledge or may have been harmed by John Balyo, will find the courage to speak up, get help, and contact law enforcement, no matter how long ago it happened.

    Your silence only hurts, and by speaking up there is a chance for healing, exposing the truth, and therefore protecting others

    Judy Jones,

    SNAP, the Survivors Network of those Abused by Priests, is the world’s oldest and largest support group for clergy abuse victims. SNAP was founded in 1988 and has more than 20,000 members. Despite the word “priest” in our title, we have members who were molested by religious figures of all denominations, including nuns, rabbis, bishops, and Protestant ministers and increasingly, victims who were assaulted in a wide range of institutional settings like summer camps, athletic programs, Boy Scouts, etc