Saturday, May 15, 2021

‘Good Samaritan’ rapist busted

Cops on Saturday busted the brute who allegedly raped a woman after posing as a good Samaritan in Brownsville earlier this month. Jason Lopez, 40, was charged with first-degree rape, third-degree robbery, sex abuse, first-degree unlawful imprisonment and forcible touching, cops said. (New York Post)

Montreal priest sentenced to eight years for sexually abusing two boys

MONTREAL - A Montreal priest who sexually abused two boys under his tutelage was handcuffed and led away to prison Monday as his two victims looked on. (Montreal Gazette)

Investigation opened into Pennsylvania Catholic church sex abuse

PHILADELPHIA - The U.S. Justice Department has opened an investigation of child sexual abuse inside the Roman Catholic Church in Pennsylvania, using subpoenas to demand confidential files and testimony from church leaders, according to two people familiar with the probe. (Time)

VPD arrest high-risk sex offender who cut off ankle monitoring bracelet

The Vancouver Police Department (VPD) have arrested a high-risk sex offender that went missing on Saturday morning. According to a police report, Kirstjon Olson, a provincial sex offender, cut off his electronic monitoring bracelet and left his residence “contrary to his release conditions.” (Daily Hive)

St. Mike’s scandal grows to three incidents, seven accused

TORONTO - The assault scandal at prestigious St. Michael’s College School has swollen to three different episodes and now involves seven students who are facing serious criminal charges. (Toronto Sun)

British girl held prisoner by Muslim grooming gang for 12 years

LONDON - Sarah's haunted face stares out under a red Islamic head-dress in her wedding photo. Beside her, guests eat cake while celebrating the marriage, conducted by the local mosque's imam at a terraced house in the Home Counties. (Daily Mail)

Port Moody Mayor charged with sexual assault, takes paid leave of absence

VANCOUVER - Port Moody Mayor Rob Vagramov is taking a paid leave of absence after being charged with sexual assault relating to an incident alleged to have taken place four years ago. Vagramov has denied the allegation. (Vancouver Sun)

Man accused in murder of BC girl says he ‘lost it’ during attack

VANCOUVER - A man accused of murdering a 12-year-old girl more than 40 years ago says he “lost it” during his attack on the victim, according to a videotaped confession that was played for a jury Tuesday. (Vancouver Sun)

Police arrest suspect in brutal NYC sex assault

Police have nabbed a suspect they say brutally attacked a 64-year-old woman in East Harlem on Monday. Frankie Harris, 38, of Bushwick, has been charged with attempted murder, rape and sexual abuse in connection to the assault that left the victim in a vegetative state. (New York Post)

Weinstein sex assault trial to move forward rules judge

NEW YORK - Harvey Weinstein's sex assault case will move forward, a judge ruled Thursday in refusing to toss the explosive indictment against him. (New York Post)

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