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

 

Just Posted

A permaculture journey: Low maintenance gardening

Part 1 of a series constributed by the NCES

Okanagan-Shuswap Weather: Summer sun for Sunday

The forecast for the week ahead shows some rain but plenty of sun and warm tempertures.

Two killed in two-vehicle crash on Highway 1

RCMP are investigating the cause of the crash

Musician to visit Revelstoke says his music asks questions

Ontario-based Tennyson King is on tour across Canada

Highway 1 closed near Revelstoke

No estimated time for opening

July showers wash out half of the Okanagan’s cherry crop

Cherry growers say this is the worst season they’ve seen in decades

Fire department helps with body recovery in Okanagan Lake

Penticton fire department assisted the RCMP with the recovery of a body Saturday

Police on scene at Penticton beach

RCMP were at a what is believed to be a crime scene near Skaha Beach Sunday

Community service ordered for Princeton man who stole from firefighters

A young man who stole food and money from the Princeton Volunteer… Continue reading

Okanagan rainbow crosswalk defaced

Vandals cover colours with white paint in District of Coldstream sometime overnight Saturday

B.C. VIEWS: NDP pushes ahead with Crown forest redistribution

This isn’t the time for a radical Indigenous rights agenda

Ottawa fights planned class action against RCMP for bullying, intimidation

The current case is more general, applying to employees, including men, who worked for the RCMP

Alberta judge denies B.C.’s bid to block ‘Turn Off the Taps’ bill

He said the proper venue for the disagreement is Federal Court

Hespeler had connection to Mennonite migration

Home in Summerland was built in 1907, moved when the highway was changed

Most Read