Brandon Poulin left the detention for the psychiatric wing of the CHUS.
P oulin has been charged with a slew of computer-related luring charges against two teenagers in Gatineau and Sherbrooke, as well as sexual acts on the teenager.
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At the time of the release hearing before Judge Claire Desgens of the Court of Quebec on Friday, Poulin’s lawyer, Jessyca Duval of Legal Aid, requested that her client undergo a psychiatric evaluation of her case. ability to face the judicial process.
The criminal prosecutor Joanny Saint-Pierre did not oppose this request of the accused.
The psychiatric report should be filed in court by the return of the case on May 3rd.
Seventeen charges were laid against Poulin on Thursday at the Sherbrooke courthouse.
The 20-year-old has reportedly tracked two teenage girls under the age of 14 on the Internet in recent months. Brandon Poulin is said to have contacted a 13-year-old girl from Gatineau and a 14-year-old from Sherbrooke. He would have held conversations with them sexually.
With the alleged victim of Sherbrooke, he even had a meeting. During this “appointment”, he allegedly committed a sexual assault.
The charges range from computer luring of minors, sexual touching, sexual assault to sexual contact and the possession, acquisition and production of child pornography.
The actions allegedly occurred between July 2017 and April 2018.
The SPS worked closely with the cybercrime specialists of the Sûreté du Québec in this case.
Any information regarding Brandon Poulin can be contacted at the SPS Inquiries Division at 819-821-5555.