Tuesday, August 4, 2020

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)

Police make arrest after string of York University-area sex assaults

TORONTO - Police have arrested a 20-year-old man after five violent sexual assaults over the last two months near York University, most recently twice last Thursday. (Toronto Sun)

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)

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)

Woman sexually assaulted in downtown Toronto condo

Toronto Police are searching for two suspects after a woman was sexually assaulted at a downtown condo early Wednesday. (Toronto Sun)

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)

Transit police seek man who groped child on Skytrain

VANCOUVER - Transit Police are seeking a man who they allege made crude remarks toward a young girl on-board a SkyTrain car before groping her.(Vancouver Sun)

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)

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)

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)

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