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Peterborough man pleads guilty to numerous child sex offences

PETERBOROUGH-It’s been a long time coming for victims of Peterborough’s Stan McBride Jr but today they are finally getting justice.

76 year old McBride Jr. plead guilty to 11 sex-related charges on minors today in a Pembroke courthouse including six counts of sexual assault, two counts of attempted sexual assault and three counts of administer a noxious substance.

One of his victims, who cannot be named due to a publication ban, told Kawartha 411 today he is relieved. “My pockets were emptied during this. I would not give up. Even after being told to stop I wouldn’t. I turned a lot of stones and maxed out my perseverance. I’m drained. I’m numb. I’m very relieved. Need to put it all back in my pockets now because it really doesn’t go away or disappear.”

Renfrew County Crime Unit of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) McBride Jr. after an victim contacted police in 2015. Police say the victim was 15 years old at the time of the alleged incident at a hunt camp in South Algonquin Township, west of Barry’s Bay, Ontario. McBride was charged with administering a noxious substance and attempted sexual assault.  Additional charges were laid a few months later after four more victims came forward.

McBride Jr is a former teacher. His father was the Mayor of Peterborough from 1961 to 1962 and the Sheriff from 1962 until 1986, when he retired. McBride Sr. is a member of the Peterborough Sports Hall of Fame.

McBride Jr. was sentenced to nine years in a penitentiary.

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Pamela Vanmeer
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Pamela VanMeer is a two time winner of the prestigious Radio Television Digital News Association (RTDNA) Award. Her investigative reports on abuse in Long Term Care Homes garnered international attention for the issue and won the Ron Laidlaw Award. She is a former reporter and anchor at CHEX News, now Global Peterborough and helped launch the New CHEX Daily, a daily half hour talk show. While at CHCH News in Hamilton she covered some of the biggest news stories of the day.

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