Sussex NB Sexual predator Dwight Herbert Jathan gets a year in jail

Jun 13, 2008 Full story: telegraphjournal.canadaeast.com

Canadian Crime News, Atlantic: Sex Offences/Offenders

Canadian Sex Offender Registry

Sussex New Brunswick Sex Offender

A 30-year-old Sussex man is off to jail for another year for sexually touching and committing a sex act on a female child under age 14.

Dwight Herbert Jathan was sentenced to jail and two years probation for the summary offence in Sussex provincial court on Thursday.

He pleaded guilty on May 1 to the sexual interference, which occurred in Sussex between Nov. 1, 2007 and April 22, 2008. At that time he was released on a court undertaking to stay away from the victim and her family but failed to comply with the order two days after it was issued.

Crown prosecutor Gerald McCracken said on April 18 the child told an adult friend of the repeated incidents, which Jathan told her to keep secret.

Jathan's pre-sentence report shows he is unemployed with no ambition to work.

Jathan had a prior record but none of his previous charges are similar in nature to this crime.

For two years Jathan will be on probation. He is to have no contact with the victim or her family, report to a probation officer and receive any treatment made available to him for sexual predators.

He must also provide a DNA sample for the national databank and he will be registered as a sex offender for 10 years.

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Amandalynn Northrup

Moncton, Canada

#1 Jun 17, 2008
This is my sons father and I hope he rots in there. The only reason he has not been charged with this before is his family hid it when he was 15 he did his sister and she was 7 at the time. If anyone knows this man please make sure you tell him that he is a goof and he shouldn't be alive. My child who has a beautiful step family will be better off without him.
sue

Moncton, Canada

#2 Jun 23, 2008
D.J will keep getting what is comming to him,the child in question is my family member and were not taking this very lightly.He would not look us in the eye in the court room.He knows he's in for a rough ride.And he picked the wronge family to mess with.I feel great knowing that hes in a great place and has been takin care of. and I'm hearing he's got a new room mate another diddler..remember D.J what comes around goes around. we will be seeing him real soon

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