So where else did Real Lajoie serve? (Thank you NI for this – I missed it):
Retired SQ officer sentenced for sex crimes
Last updated Oct 27 2005 05:38 PM EDT
Réal Lajoie served on the provincial police force in several regions in Quebec, including the Charlevoix and Lac St-Jean regions.
He pleaded guilty to a dozen counts of sexual assault, making threats and criminal harrassment.
* FROM MARCH 23, 2005: No parole for former SQ officer
Some charges were dropped after he announced he would be pleading guilty.
Lajoie, who served as an SQ officer for 30 years before his retirement in 2001, faced a total of 19 separate charges for crimes that allegedly took place from 1973 to 2004.
Nine alleged victims have come forward.
Ten of the charges were of a sexual nature, ranging from inappropriate gestures to one charge of rape involving a girl under the age of five. He was also charged with uttering threats to assault and obstruction of justice.
Crown and defence lawyers agreed on the five-year sentence, plus the seven months Lajoie has already been incarcerated.