Prevost facing breach charge in Quebec

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Prevost facing breach charge in Quebec
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UPDATE 2021-08-05: The below story states that Frank Prevost has been arrested. The OPP clarified that the SQ were investigating Prevost for a possible breach of his release order but cannot confirm if in fact he has been arrested. The OPP can confirm that a breach of Prevost conditions was reported to them, and that he was told to report to the SQ as the alleged breach occurred in Quebec. The SQ stated to Seaway News that as the case originated with the OPP that only the OPP could confirm details around Prevost’s latest arrest. Seaway News apologizes for any confusion.

RIVIÈRE-BEAUDETTE, Quebec – South Glengarry Mayor Frank Prevost was charged by Sûreté du Québec (SQ) for breaching his release conditions. Prevost had previously been charged by the OPP in June with three counts of luring a child, contrary to section 172.1(1)(b) of the Criminal Code and one count of sexual assault contrary to section 271 of the Criminal Code.

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Prevost, 53, was arrested a second time on July 12 for attending a park contrary to his release conditions.

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This third arrest that took place in Rivière-Beaudette was for contacting an individual he was instructed to have no contact with in accordance with his release conditions.

According to OPP Cst. Tylor Copeland, the OPP was informed by the SQ on July 31 that they had arrested Prevost for breaching his release order.

On June 11 Prevost requested a six-month unpaid leave of absence from his duties with the Township of South Glengarry, which was granted. Due to this extended absence he was removed as Warden of the United Counties of SD&G.

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