"If I had to guess, I'd say probably over 100," Grinnell replied.At one point, Olar asked Grinnell to hand him a knife.Grinnell said the used Knickerbocker's credit cards to buy a laptop, a camera, a car, and various items from smoke shops. Moir, asked Grinnell if he had heard allegations that Knickerbocker had been sexually abusing Olar.Grinnell said he had not heard such things until after the pair's arrest and rumors began spreading in the county jail.In October 1999, a 13-year-old girl told Pontiac police officers Knickerbocker had been sexually assaulting her when she was about 4.
She proceeded to tell troopers a body was buried behind Knickerbocker's home.
The following month, a judge sentenced Knickerbocker to 10 to 30 years in prison, with credit for 135 days already served.
The Michigan Department of Corrections paroled Knickerbocker in May 2009.
The agency discharged him from parole two years later. in Pontiac, a 0.6-mile walk to a previous residence of Olar's in the 800 block of Stanley Avenue.
Knickerbocker still was to register as a sex offender for the rest of his life. Grinnell in December 2013 pleaded guilty to fourth-degree criminal sexual conduct with a victim between the ages of 13 and 15 in Genesee County Circuit Court.BAY CITY, MI -- A Bay City sex offender is going to be spending up to four decades in prison for his role in the slaying of another sex offender in rural Michigan. Grinnell's 20-year-old codefendant whom he publicly claimed actually killed Knickerbocker, Daniel J. Grinnell said he had first met Knickerbocker in early August, when Knickerbocker was living in a small house at 5851 Snyder Trail in Hale, located about 1.3 miles from Grinnell's step-brother's home.