Saturday , December 7 2019
Home / Be Sexy / Woman testifies former police chief placed his hand inside her underwear

Woman testifies former police chief placed his hand inside her underwear

<p class="canvas-atom canvas-text Mb(1.0em) Mb(0)–sm Mt(0.

8em)–sm” type=”text” content=”The young woman who claims she was sexually assaulted by John Collyer says she looked up to the former Bridgewater;police chief and felt hurt by his actions.” data-reactid=”11″>The young woman who claims she was sexually assaulted by John Collyer says she looked up to the former Bridgewater police chief and “felt hurt” by his actions.

<p class="canvas-atom canvas-text Mb(1.0em) Mb(0)–sm Mt(0.

8em)–sm” type=”text” content=”She was 17 at the time of the alleged offences in 2016. Collyer was charged the following year with sexual assault and sexual exploitation after a lengthy investigation by the Serious Incident Response Team.

” data-reactid=”12″>She was 17 at the time of the alleged offences in 2016. Collyer was charged the following year with sexual assault and sexual exploitation after a lengthy investigation by the Serious Incident Response Team.

<p class="canvas-atom canvas-text Mb(1.0em) Mb(0)–sm Mt(0.

8em)–sm” type=”text” content=”On Thursday, Nova Scotia Supreme Court in Bridgewater heard how the pair had a close relationship over a period of several years. The young woman and her mother both testified that Collyer and his wife did a lot for their family and they trusted him.

” data-reactid=”13″>On Thursday, Nova Scotia Supreme Court in Bridgewater heard how the pair had a close relationship over a period of several years. The young woman and her mother both testified that Collyer and his wife “did a lot” for their family and they trusted him.

<p class="canvas-atom canvas-text Mb(1.0em) Mb(0)–sm Mt(0.

8em)–sm” type=”text” content=”Graphic details about the alleged incident were also revealed by the victim in court.” data-reactid=”14″>Graphic details about the alleged incident were also revealed by the victim in court.

<p class="canvas-atom canvas-text Mb(1.0em) Mb(0)–sm Mt(0.

8em)–sm” type=”text” content=”According to the woman, Collyer took her for a drive and asked whether she had ever made herself orgasm. When she responded that she had not, she said Collyer put his hands between her legs, pushed her underwear aside and inserted his fingers into her vagina.

” data-reactid=”15″>According to the woman, Collyer took her for a drive and asked whether she had ever made herself orgasm. When she responded that she had not, she said Collyer put his hands between her legs, pushed her underwear aside and inserted his fingers into her vagina.

<p class="canvas-atom canvas-text Mb(1.0em) Mb(0)–sm Mt(0.

8em)–sm” type=”text” content=”The young woman said she didn’t say anything to Collyer or anyone else about the interaction on that day. She eventually broke her silence to investigators during an interview a few months later.

” data-reactid=”16″>The young woman said she didn’t say anything to Collyer or anyone else about the interaction on that day. She eventually broke her silence to investigators during an interview a few months later.

<p class="canvas-atom canvas-text Mb(1.0em) Mb(0)–sm Mt(0.

8em)–sm” type=”text” content=”The complainant at the time did not divulge what had occurred and it only came to light when the Facebook messages were discovered, said Crown attorney Roland Levesque.” data-reactid=”17″>”The complainant at the time did not divulge what had occurred and it only came to light when the Facebook messages were discovered,” said Crown attorney Roland Levesque.

<p class="canvas-atom canvas-text Mb(1.0em) Mb(0)–sm Mt(0.

8em)–sm” type=”text” content=”It was a matter of days after the mother found the Facebook messages that things evolved very quickly.” data-reactid=”18″>”It was a matter of days after the mother found the Facebook messages that things evolved very quickly.

<p class="canvas-atom canvas-text Mb(1.0em) Mb(0)–sm Mt(0.

8em)–sm” type=”text” content=”strongOnline messages/strong” data-reactid=”19″>Online messages

<p class="canvas-atom canvas-text Mb(1.0em) Mb(0)–sm Mt(0.

8em)–sm” type=”text” content=”Levesque questioned the victim about the content of those messages, including one from Collyer‘s Facebook account that allegedly said she was hot and another that implied he was liquored up and it wouldn’t be safe to be alone in her room.” data-reactid=”20″>Levesque questioned the victim about the content of those messages, including one from Collyer‘s Facebook account that allegedly said she was hot and another that implied he was “liquored up” and it wouldn’t be safe to be alone in her room.

<p class="canvas-atom canvas-text Mb(1.0em) Mb(0)–sm Mt(0.

8em)–sm” type=”text” content=”She replied that she felt very uncomfortable about;those messages.;” data-reactid=”21″>She replied that she felt “very uncomfortable” about those messages.

 

<p class="canvas-atom canvas-text Mb(1.0em) Mb(0)–sm Mt(0.

8em)–sm” type=”text” content=”The victim said she corresponded with Collyer on different electronic devices, and she said he often used his cellphone to message her.;” data-reactid=”22″>The victim said she corresponded with Collyer on different electronic devices, and she said he often used his cellphone to message her.

 

<p class="canvas-atom canvas-text Mb(1.0em) Mb(0)–sm Mt(0.

8em)–sm” type=”text” content=”On Wednesday, the court heard that Collyer lost his phone the same week he was notified of a police investigation. Collyer is expected to take the stand in his own defence.

” data-reactid=”23″>On Wednesday, the court heard that Collyer lost his phone the same week he was notified of a police investigation. Collyer is expected to take the stand in his own defence.

<p class="canvas-atom canvas-text Mb(1.0em) Mb(0)–sm Mt(0.

8em)–sm” type=”text” content=”strongDeadline concerns/strong” data-reactid=”24″>Deadline concerns

<p class="canvas-atom canvas-text Mb(1.0em) Mb(0)–sm Mt(0.

8em)–sm” type=”text” content=”For a brief period, it was questionable whether the trial could proceed and whether it was;at risk of being thrown out due to time limits imposed by the Jordan decision.” data-reactid=”25″>For a brief period, it was questionable whether the trial could proceed and whether it was at risk of being thrown out due to time limits imposed by the Jordan decision.

<p class="canvas-atom canvas-text Mb(1.0em) Mb(0)–sm Mt(0.

8em)–sm” type=”text” content=”That decision;requires that all cases make their way through the court system within 30 months. The deadline for the Collyer case is Nov.

3, 2019.” data-reactid=”26″>That decision requires that all cases make their way through the court system within 30 months.

The deadline for the Collyer case is Nov. 3, 2019.

<p class="canvas-atom canvas-text Mb(1.0em) Mb(0)–sm Mt(0.

8em)–sm” type=”text” content=”Originally, six days had been set aside, with the trial scheduled to end on Monday. The Crown expects it will need that entire day to finish presenting evidence, while defence lawyer David Bright told the court he will need approximately two days to call witnesses, including Collyer.

” data-reactid=”27″>Originally, six days had been set aside, with the trial scheduled to end on Monday. The Crown expects it will need that entire day to finish presenting evidence, while defence lawyer David Bright told the court he will need approximately two days to call witnesses, including Collyer.

<p class="canvas-atom canvas-text Mb(1.0em) Mb(0)–sm Mt(0.

8em)–sm” type=”text” content=”Dates were arranged for a week in September to complete the trial.” data-reactid=”28″>Dates were arranged for a week in September to complete the trial.

<p class="canvas-atom canvas-text Mb(1.0em) Mb(0)–sm Mt(0.

8em)–sm” type=”text” content=”strongMORE TOP STORIES/strong” data-reactid=”29″>MORE TOP STORIES

.