SELECTED CASE LAW
In 2016 ABPC 25, Mr. M, a 32-year-old man, pleaded guilty to multiple accounts of sexual assault, choking, common assault, and voyeurism, against eight women.
Mr. M attacked three different women on three different occasions, including a 14-year-old girl. Following his arrest Mr. M called his friend asking him to dispose of a tote bag and a hoodie of his. The friend did not comply but instead called Mr. M’s girlfriend and told her about the request. Mr. M’s girlfriend called the police after she found a USB in the tote bag along with various sets of women’s underwear in the apartment. The USB contained photographs of five women, asleep, in which Mr. M exposed their vaginas, breasts and buttocks. In some of the photos, Mr. M digitally penetrated the women’s vaginas or put his penis near or on their faces or bodies. The women in the photos were identified as friends or acquaintances of Mr. M’s as well as Mr. M’s girlfriend. Mr. M was sentenced to 12-years’ incarceration, additional orders included a DNA order, a probation order, a lifetime weapons ban, a lifetime sexual offender registration order, and a victim surcharge.