Jul 29, 2013

Scouts Canada leader and lifeguard Scott Stanley in court on sex charges

A 30-year-old former City of Ottawa lifeguard, Scouts Canada volunteer and swim coach is appearing in court today for a full-day bail hearing into 18 sexual assault-related charges.

Scott Stanley was arrested and charged Thursday and made a quick court appearance Friday for incidents police say happened in 2012 and 2013 while Stanley was a Scouts leader.

Scouts Canada volunteer, lifeguard accused of sexual assault

He is in court Monday after spending the weekend in jail on six counts each of sexual assault and sexual interference with a person under 16, three counts of invitation to sexual touching for a person under 16, two counts of telecommunication with a person under 16 for a specific criminal offence and one count of telecommunication with a person under 14 for a specific criminal offence.

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