Revelstoke man pleads guilty to incest, making child pornography

A Revelstoke man pleaded guilty to incest and making child pornography in Revelstoke court on Wednesday.

A Revelstoke man pleaded guilty to incest and making child pornography in Revelstoke court on Wednesday.

The man, who cannot be named due to a publication ban designed to protect the identity of the victims, appeared in court on video from Kamloops Regional Corrections Centre on March 6.

He sat slumped over on a bench in the video room wearing prison-issue red clothing and a cross on a chain around his neck.

The charges against him were read out – that between the January 1, 2008, and October 26, 2012, he committed the act of incest; and that during those dates he was making or publishing child pornography.

To each charge, he responded, “Guilty.”

The other charges against him – sexual assault, sexual interference of a person under 14, possession of child pornography, and two other counts of making or publishing child pornography – were stayed.

The man was charged and arrested in late October after his laptops were seized and child pornography was uncovered on his computers. The details of his crimes have not been made public.

The man is set to undergo a pre-sentencing report with a psychiatric component. Sentencing is expected to take place at the May 1 sitting of Revelstoke court, though an April 23 date has been set to make sure the pre-sentence report will be ready in time. Judge Mark Takahashi asked that the man be present for his sen

 

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