Charges laid against an Ottawa priest. Here’s the press release:
Charges Laid in Historical Sexual Assault Investigation by Ottawa Police
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Monday, July 12, 2010 3:45 pm
(Ottawa)—Today, the Ottawa Police Service Sexual Assault/Child Abuse Section has charged an Ottawa Priest with three counts of Indecent Assault as a result of a historical sexual assault investigation.
An investigation was commenced in March 2010 into a series of inappropriate contacts between a Roman Catholic Priest and two teenage males that occurred in Ottawa between 1970 and 1976.
William Joseph ALLEN, age 80, of Ottawa was arrested on July 12, 2010 and released on conditions.
Anyone with information is asked to contact the Ottawa Police Service Sexual Assault/Child Abuse Section at 613-236-1222 ext. 5944 or Crime Stoppers at 613-233-8477 (TIPS).
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Media Relations Section
Tel: 613-236-1222, ext. 5366
Ottawa Police Service/Service de police d’Ottawa
I hear the Archbishop has also issued a press release. As soon as get a copy I will post it.
Enough for now,