Saturday, February 20, 2016

Teacher charged with 36 sex offences

A woman accused of 36 sex crimes involving minors is a local teacher, police have revealed.

Jaclyn Lindsay McLaren, also known as Jaclyn (Jackie) Jones, 36, of Stirling is free on a $100,000 bond and strict conditions after her bail hearing Friday in Belleville court.

Ontario Provincial Police then announced she was facing several more charges – and employed as a teacher with the Belleville-based Hastings and Prince Edward District School Board.

Sgt. Peter Leon said the charges now involve four young people ages 12 to 15 and date from 2013 to 2016. Investigators say the incidents occurred in Tweed, 37 km northeast of Belleville.

McLaren is now charged with three counts of making child pornography and one count of making sexually explicit material available to children.

She’s also charged with with four counts each of sexual assault on a person younger than 16, sexual interference with a person younger than 16 and making an invitation to sexual touching involving a person younger than 16.

McLaren is charged further with eight counts of sexual exploitation, six counts of luring a person younger than 16 and six counts of making sexually explicit material available to a person under 16.

Leon said the exploitation charge relates to crimes committed by someone in position of trust, while the luring charge relates to “making an offer to meet, to carry out something.”  (more...)

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