May 14, 2014

Former SW Ontario priest Gabriele DelBianco gets 4 years on sex charges involving 2 teen girls

A former Catholic priest is headed to prison for sex-related crimes against two teenage girls. Justice Joseph Donohue sentenced Gabriele DelBianco, 57, to a total of four years in prison on Wednesday in Sarnia, Ont.  DelBianco was found guilty in February of three of 18 charges against him relating to incidents involving four teenage girls during the 1980s in southwestern Ontario.  He received three years on each of two sexual assault charges to be served concurrently and a further 12 months for gross indecency. DelBianco left the priesthood in 1996 after serving at churches in Ontario communities including Wallaceburg and Windsor.

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