A B.C. RCMP officer who was discovered responsible of sexual offences involving minors earlier this 12 months has been sentenced to 18 months behind bars.
Andrew James Seangio, who repeatedly uncovered himself to highschool college students, realized his destiny Friday in B.C. Supreme Court in downtown Vancouver.
The constable from the Richmond RCMP detachment can even be on probation for two years after his launch.
Prosecutors had really helpful a jail time period of 18 to 24 months plus probation for the disgraced officer, whereas the defence steered a conditional sentence to be served in the neighborhood.
Seangio was charged with 10 counts associated to public masturbation and indecent publicity for incidents that befell between August 2018 and March 2019, and was convicted on all counts again in July.
The courtroom heard that Seangio drove as much as college students from York House School and Little Flower Academy –two non-public colleges in Vancouver’s Shaughnessy neighbourhood – then uncovered his genitals, touched himself, and left the scene.
Once he is launched, Seangio will likely be below a quantity of situations, together with that he not contact any of his victims or go inside one kilometre of both of the non-public colleges.
Seangio can even have to register as a sex offender for 10 years and supply a “bodily substance” for DNA testing.
He stays suspended with out pay from his place with the Richmond RCMP, and an inner code of conduct course of is ongoing.
Seangio additionally faces 37 fees associated to allegations of sexual assault and voyeurism in Ottawa that predate his fees in Vancouver.