Hartland, Wis. — It was the early hours of the morning on April 9, 2000 after her Catholic Memorial High School prom, and Allison M., the 17-year-old senior and babysitter who looked after Mark Chmura’s kids, was partying at Jamie Gessert’s post-prom party with about 20 other kids.
It’s about 3:30 AM, and a drunk Mark Chmura arrived at the party with his buddy Robert Gessert, AKA Jamie’s dad.
One thing leads to another and somehow the old creepy man duo are yukking it up with the prom kids, playing drinking games, and generally just boozin’ it up.
It wasn’t soon after that creepy old man Gessert suggested it was “hot tub time,” the two men and several teens jumped into what sounds like a pretty sick back yard hot tub
time machine deck setup.
Once in the tub, one of the girls, Kim T., an 18-year-old Catholic Memorial student, became conspicuously wasted when she began tossing her cookies repeatedly, directly over the side of the tub. Coincidentally, it was at that very moment that Papa Gessert decided to swoop in and make his move by pulling the puking teenager onto his lap in order to cop a feel at her swimsuit areas.
Ya, reeeeeal smooth Gessert. But where’s Chewy?
He’s inside in the bathroom drunkenly forcing himself on the underage babysitter, of course!
Chmura is accused of child enticement and sexual assault…blah blah blah…trial with media circus frenzy ensues…yada yada yada…gets acquitted…
Two days after being acquitted of both charges, Mark Chmura publicly acknowledged that his behavior at a post-prom party “wasn’t something a married man should do.”
Wow, apparently time really does heal all wounds.