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Friday October 25th, 2013

Posted at 3:22pm

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A retired male teacher that was arrested on September 11, 2013 for historical sexual offences involving a school aged male child has been charged again.

Jim Lekavy, 67 years, of Chatham was charged with four counts of indecent assault on a male, three counts of sexual assault and one count of buggery dating back to the early 1980’s. He was released with conditions.

Later in September, he was arrested again as a result of four new male victims coming forward. He was charged with eleven counts of gross indecency, three counts of sexual assault, three counts of indecent assault on a male, two counts of sexual exploitation, one count of uttering threats dating back between 1973 and 1991.

Recently, police report that three more male victims came forward and provided information to police. As a result he has been charged with four counts of sexual interference, two counts of sexual assault, two counts of sexual exploitation, two counts of indecent assault on a male, and two counts of gross indecency.

There are now a total of eight identified victims and 40 criminal charges.

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