(Quebec) The ex-policeman Benjamin Pelletier Lévis assessed a penalty of 90 days in jail to be served on weekends to have had multiple sexual relations with a 15 year old girl, especially in the patrol car.
In April 2012, the police officer, who was at that time 28 years old, was enamored of a young girl, used a tanning salon. The latter takes the initiative and invites customer as “VIP”. As such, the officer will be entitled to fondling and oral sex with the girl.
The 15 year old girl shows a fake driving license Pelletier, who then thinks she is 17 years old.
The couple maintain a relationship until mid-August. They have more sex during the officer’s service hours, at least on one occasion in the patrol car.
Even when Benjamin Pelletier learns that his girlfriend is under 16 years or the legal age of consent, it continues the idyll. The officer agreed that it was at that time a poor judgment, noted the judge Bernard Lemieux.
This is the girl who ended the relationship on 15 August.
Benjamin Pelletier pleaded guilty in June 2014 to a sexual assault. In the circumstances, the Bernard Lemieux judge imposed a sentence of 90 days to be served intermittently. The prosecution called for a sentence of 12 months in prison, while the defense wanted an intermittent sentence.
“The complainant has never felt like a victim with the accused and no evidence of psychological harm has been done, Justice Lemieux said. Do not confuse ethical breach and criminal offense. ”
The officer also pleaded guilty to obstruction of justice.
Pelletier had indeed warned her friend that the police were aware she was driving without a valid license.
For this offense of obstruction, Pelletier is assessed a penalty of six months to be served in the community. It will be total on probation for two years.
The 32-year-old man now works for his father’s construction company after being fired by the Lévis Police Department.