Thursday, July 18, 2019

President, principal of St. Mike’s resign in wake of sex assault scandal

TORONTO - The president and principal of beleaguered St. Michael’s College School have resigned as police continue their investigation into allegations of a physical and sexual abuse at the prestigious educational institution. (Toronto Sun)
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  • Police investigate incidents of assault, sexual assault at St. Michael's College
  • Kevin Spacey to be arraigned in Nantucket sex assault

    BOSTON - Actor Kevin Spacey is facing a felony charge in an alleged sexual assault of the teenage son of former Boston news anchor Heather Unruh at a Nantucket bar in July 2016, the latest legal entanglement for the two-time Academy Award winner over claims of sexual misconduct. (Boston Globe)

    Nanny faces sex assault charges involving two boys

    SAANICH - A nanny is being investigated for suspected sexual crimes involving two brothers under the age of 10 who were in his care. police said Johnathon Lee Robichaud, 30, of Central Saanich had a variety of jobs and volunteer stints tied to youth groups, church groups, childcare facilities, and before- and after-school programs. (The Province)

    Serial rapist who terrorized Surrey released back into same community

    Surrey’s mayor said he’s “appalled” by the release of a dangerous sex offender into his community and is calling for legislative changes to how government deals with high-risk offenders. Earon Wayne Giles was released May 24 after spending 22 years in prison for six counts of break-and-enter to commit a sexual assault. (Vancouver Sun)

    Police charge 28-year-old with aggravated sex assault

    EDMONTON - Police released the name of a man Wednesday accused of aggravated sexual assault for failing to disclose his HIV status to a partner. (Edmonton Journal)

    Suspect in alleged sex assaults near York University facing new charges

    TORONTO - The suspect previously charged in a string of alleged sexual assaults near York University is facing two new counts after another woman came forward on Boxing Day. A sixth woman called investigators on Dec. 26 and told them she was assaulted on Dec. 19, according to police. (CBC)

    ‘Untreated sexual offender’ denied parole

    TORONTO - A man who kidnapped and sexually assaulted a 12-year-old girl in Ontario 10 years ago has been denied parole. The Parole Board of Canada turned down Stanley Tippett’s request for day and full parole after finding he remains an “untreated sexual offender” who continues to deny his offences. (Toronto Sun)

    Man who raped, beat and robbed a sex worker found guilty

    VANCOUVER - A Surrey man has been found guilty of all charges in relation to a vicious sex attack and robbery that occurred in a Vancouver park in September 2017. In a recent Supreme Court of B.C. ruling, Justice Shelley Fitzpatrick found Ezaz Ahmed Razak, 24, guilty of sexual assault causing bodily harm, robbery, unlawful confinement and making threats. (National Post)

    Cops worked to put sex abuser in prison. Prosecutors worked to cut him a break

    PALM BEACH - Michelle Licata climbed a narrow, winding staircase, past walls covered with photographs of naked girls. At the top of the stairwell was a vast master bed and bath, with cream-colored shag carpeting and a hot pink and mint green sofa.The room was dimly lit and very cold. There was a vanity, a massage table and a timer. A silver-haired man wearing nothing but a white towel came into the room. He lay facedown on a massage table, and while talking on a phone, directed Licata to rub his back, legs and feet. (Miami Herald)

    Woman wanted on charges of sex assault, forcible confinement

    BRAMPTON - Police west of Toronto have issued an arrest warrant for a 24-year-old woman accused of sexual assault. Peel regional police say Latisha Edwards confined her alleged victim in a home in Brampton, Ont., on Dec. 3.(Toronto Star)

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