Saturday, March 28, 2020

Former Ottawa priest defrocked amid sex allegations

OTTAWA - An Ottawa priest who is to stand trial next year on historic sex abuse charges has been defrocked by the Vatican. Barry McGrory, 83, is the second Ottawa priest to be dismissed from the priesthood in the clergy sex-abuse scandal. The Catholic Church calls the dismissal process “laicization,” and it is considered the harshest penalty the Vatican can deliver. (National Post)

31 arrested, 300 charges laid in multi-provincial sex trafficking operation

TORONTO - Thirty-one people, including a central "kingpin," have been arrested and more than 300 charges laid in a major investigation into a human trafficking and organized crime ring that operated around Canada.   (CBC)
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  • Cops in Cuban paradise in living hell

    Canadian government sits on their hands while Vancouver cops’ Cuban nightmare continues

    The two Vancouver area cops, Jordan Long and Mark Simms, are still languishing in Cuba, unable to leave the island, Communist country despite being acquitted unanimously by a five woman judicial panel a month ago. They have been informed the prosecution service want to appeal the acquittal. They have not been informed on what grounds the appeal is being sought. Indeed, it seems the prosecution just wants to regurgitate the same arguments it made at trial which were ruled against by the judicial panel. (PTC Exclusive)

    McDonald’s manager accused of raping teen inside cooler

    A manager at a McDonald's restaurant in Maple Grove raped a 14-year-old employee in the cooler and assaulted her elsewhere for weeks afterward, according to charges. (Minnesota Star Tribune)

    Teacher accused of raping girl, 13, he met on Tinder

    ATLANTA - A teacher and coach at a Georgia high school is accused of molesting a 13-year-old he met on a dating app. (The Province)

    Julian Assange rape investigation dropped by Sweden

    Sweden dropped a preliminary investigation Tuesday into an alleged rape by WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange. Deputy Chief Prosecutor Eva-Marie Persson made the announcement as she gave an update on the Swedish case, saying the rape investigation has been discontinued. (Fox News)

    Serial rapist who held women as ‘sex slaves’ convicted

    EASTON, Pa. - A jury has convicted a Pennsylvania man of serial rape and human trafficking charges that could put him in prison for life. (Ottawa Sun)

    Paris police officers jailed 7 years for rape of Canadian tourist

    PARIS - Two police officers have been found guilty of raping a Canadian woman at a renowned Paris police headquarters in 2014. They were both jailed for seven years by a Paris court, three years after the case was thrown out in another trial. (BBC)

    Police find 500 videotapes in home of suspected serial rapist

    Michigan police found nearly 500 videotapes in the home of a rape suspect and now have to modernize them in order to see if he is responsible for assaults going back decades, officials said. (NBC News)

    Police identify 16 new potential victims after arrest of ex-Montreal police officer, hockey coach

    Longueuil police have identified 16 potential new victims in connection with François Lamarre, a former hockey coach and retired Montreal police officer who is facing charges related to the alleged sexual assault of four minors. (Global News)

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