Former Ottawa Man Charged with Child Sexual Offences
(Ottawa) — The Ottawa Police Service’s Sexual Assault and Child Abuse (SACA) Section has charged a former Ottawa man following an investigation into historical allegations of child sexual assaults. The investigation began February 17, 2016, when a victim came forward to report the abuse.
On September 16, 2016 the Sexual Assault & Child Abuse Section arrested and charged Gerald Rene LEVERT, 67 years old, of Low, Quebec with three counts of Sexual Assault and one count of Gross Indecency, as per Criminal Code charges existing at the time of the offences. The incidents occurred in Ottawa between 1983 and 1989.
These charges related to multiple incidents involving two victims ranging in age from 7-12 years old.
He will appear in court September 16, 2016.
The Ottawa Police continue their investigation and are concerned there could be more victims.
Anyone with information is asked to contact the Ottawa Police Service Sexual Assault and Child Abuse Unit at 613-236-1222, ext. 5944,