Saturday, August 13, 2022

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)

Reality show doc, woman charged with drug rapes

LOS ANGELES - A California physician who appeared in a reality TV dating show and an alleged female accomplice have been charged with drugging and sexually assaulting two women, and authorities said Tuesday there could be many more victims. (Toronto Sun)
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  • Troubled ex-NFL player accused of multiple counts of rape

    VISTA, California - Kellen Winslow Jr., the son of a pro football star who himself earned over $40 million in an injury-plagued NFL career, “took what he wanted,” including raping a 54-year-old hitchhiker and a 59-year-old homeless woman, prosecutors said Monday. (New York Post)

    Spain ‘wolf pack’ sex attack gang not rapists say judges

    PAMPLONA - A Spanish court's controversial decision to clear five men of gang rape has been upheld by five appeal judges, and the group are now set to go to jail for a lesser offence of sexual abuse. (BBC)

    Attorney once on People’s ‘most eligible Bachelor’ list charged with rape

    A Boston defense attorney once named as one of People magazine’s most eligible bachelors has been charged with raping two women, prosecutors said. (New York Post)

    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)

    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)

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