Category: Yarmouth Diocese

Albert LeBlanc – Ex Priest and Probation Officer Pleads Guilty to Sexual Abuse

by John McKiggan






Albert LeBlanc a fomer catholic priest from the Yarmouth Diocese pleaded guilty this week to charges that he sexually abused six boys in the 1970’s and 1980’s. Some of the charges stem from the period when LeBlanc was employed as a priest with the Roman Catholic Diocese of Yarmouth the later charges relate to periods when he was employed as a case worker with Social Services and then a probation officer.

LeBlanc is facing 44 more charges which are scheduled to be dealt with in August.

The Diocese of Yarmouth has already been sued by several of LeBlanc’s victims. The potential legal exposure for the Diocese, Family and Children’s Services and Probation Services could be enormous.

Date Set for Albert LeBlanc Sex Abuse Trial

by John McKiggan






Former Yarmouth priest Albert LeBlanc is facing 50 criminal sexual abuse charges involving allegations of indecent assault and gross indecency.

LeBlanc was scheduled to appear in court yesterday to schedule a date for his trial. LeBlanc did not atend court. Instead Yarmouth criminal defence lawyer Phil Star appeared for LeBlanc to set dates.

The trial has been scheduled to starty May 14, 2012 in provincial court.

More Criminal Charges Against Former Yarmouth Priest Albert LeBlanc

by John McKiggan






RCMP have laid 10 more charges of criminal sexual abuse against former Roman Catholic priest Albert LeBlanc.

LeBlanc is now facing charges in more than 50 sexual related offences, 18 counts of indecent assault and 32 counts of gross indecency.

RCMP stated that the charges relate to alleged offences commited from 1967 to 1985 when LeBlanc was living in Yarmouth county.

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