Minimum sentence for offences related to child pornography

Peine minimale pour des infractions reliées à la pornographie juvénile

It is with “serenity” as the former pa announcer of the Capitals of Québec, Stéphane Lévesque, received the imprisonment sentence of a minimum of a year, pronounced against him after he pleaded guilty to charges related to child pornography.

In November 2018, to him who was then working as a technician in the information of the sports section of the newspaper The Sun, was accused of distribution, accession and possession of child pornography.

The 45 year-old male had been caught after the canadian Centre for child protection was interested in François Vézina, a man who had distributed child pornography to Lévesque.

He wants to

Invited to speak before uttered the sentence made jointly by the lawyers, Levesque has expressed how much he wanted to.

“I never wanted to harm anyone, and unfortunately, even indirectly, behind a computer, I have contributed to an industry that hurts children, and that exploits innocent victims “, he told the judge Mario Tremblay.

“The circumstances are aggravating, but your attitude is rather positive. I think that you have been able to respond because you have retained the esteem of the people who do not know in this day. At least that is what I inferred from reading your pre-sentence report, ” said the magistrate in wishing good luck to Lévesque.

Three-year Probation

In addition to the prison sentence, the latter will have to adhere to the get out of jail, a probation period of three years, with a follow-up of 18 months.

It will also make a donation of $ 400 to the Marie-Vincent foundation, which helps children and adolescents victims of sexual violence.

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