AUGUST 4, 2021 – Was Frank on a beer run to Rivière-Beaudette? SD&G OPP have confirmed that the SQ reached out to them regarding Mr. Prevost who is facing charges of a sexual nature against minors. He was said to be charged with breach, and a court date scheduled for October 22, 2021.
We will update when more information becomes available.
CFN covered Prevost’s Child luring charges HERE.
CORNWALL RESIDENT CHARGED WITH CHILD LURING OFFENCES
(ORILLIA, ON) – The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Child Sexual Exploitation Unit (CSEU), Stormont, Dundas and Glengarry OPP, Grenville OPP along with OPP Digital Forensics investigators have arrested and charged a resident of Cornwall with Child Luring offences after an online undercover operation.
” On June 8, 2021, 53-year old Frank J. PREVOST of Cornwall was arrested and charged under the Criminal Code with three counts of Luring a child, contrary to section 172.1(1)(b) of the Criminal Code.
172.1(1)(b) of the Criminal Code, which prohibits communicating, by means of telecommunication, with a person who is or who the accused believes is under the age of 16 for the purposes of facilitating the commission of certain designated offences against that person
As a result of a separate investigation involving an adult victim, the accused has also been charged with one count of Sexual assault, contrary to section 271 of the Criminal Code.
271 Everyone who commits a sexual assault is guilty of
- (a) an indictable offence and is liable to imprisonment for a term of not more than 10 years or, if the complainant is under the age of 16 years, to imprisonment for a term of not more than 14 years and to a minimum punishment of imprisonment for a term of one year; or
- (b) an offence punishable on summary conviction and is liable to imprisonment for a term of not more than 18 months or, if the complainant is under the age of 16 years, to imprisonment for a term of not more than two years less a day and to a minimum punishment of imprisonment for a term of six months.
The accused was held for a video bail hearing at the Ontario Court of Justice in Cornwall.
The OPP has seen an increase in online offender behaviour, by those persons intent on the sexual exploitation of children. As a result, members of OPP CSEU are actively conducting proactive online luring investigations to aggressively target these offenders. ”
While Frank (a Cornwall Ontario resident) was/is mayor of South Glengarry he has stepped down as Warden of the Counties of SD&G. He also was a member of the police board.
Prevost has refused to resign as mayor or step away. His council have not demanded it either.
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