Sunday, June 16, 2019

R Kelly charged with more sex offences in Chicago

CHICAGO - Prosecutors charged R&B singer R. Kelly on Thursday with 11 new sex-related counts involving one of the women who accused him of sexually abusing her when she was underage, including counts that carry a maximum sentence of 30 years in prison, making them the most serious he faces. (Fox 32)

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)

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)

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)

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)

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)

Vatican defrocks Cardinal over sex abuse

Pope Francis has defrocked former U.S. Cardinal Theodore McCarrick after Vatican officials found him guilty of soliciting for sex while hearing confession and sexual crimes against minors and adults, the Holy See said Saturday. (CBC)

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)

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)

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)

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