10:30 p.m., Feb. 5)
Orléans man accused of sexually assaulting five
By Fred Sherwin
54-year-old Orléans man has been charged with multiple
counts of sexual assault, sexual interference and possession
of child pornography relating to five victims all under
the age of 10.
a lead provided by he National Child Exploitation Coordination
Centre last January, police opened an investigation into
a child pornography video that had been uploaded to the
Internet from a local server.
September, police began a separate investigation into
alleged sexual assaults on a boy under the age of 10 in
two investigations appear to have led police to the same
suspect living in the 8000 block of Jeanne d'Arc Blvd.
executed a search warrant at the residence on Tuesday,
Feb. 2 leading to the arrest of OC Transpo driver and
professional Elvis impersonator Dan Burgess, 54.
accused was arraigned later the same day and charged with
one count each of sexual assault, sexual interference,
invitation to sexual touching, possession of child pornography,
accessing child pornography and making available child
Wednesday, police charged Burgess with three additional
counts of sexual assault, sexual interference and invitation
to sexual touching relating to an incident involving a
second boy under the age of 10 in 2003, and three counts
each of sexual assault and sexual interference relating
to three female victims all under the age of 10 in 1999.
now believe there may be other victims who have not yet
come forward. They are asking anyone who may have information
to contact the Sexual Assault and Child Abuse Unit at
613-236-1222 ext. 5944 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.
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