Piusville man sentenced for sexual offences

Colin MacLean colin.maclean@tc.tc
Published on September 3, 2014

Summerside Provincial Court House. Journal Pioneer file photo

SUMMERSIDE – A Piusville man has been sentenced to jail time after pleading guilty to three sex related charges.

Devin Brian Coughlin, 21, was sentenced in Summerside provincial court on Aug. 18, to serve nine months in jail, be on probation for 36 months and pay more than $300 in victim surcharges.

Coughlin pleaded guilty to a sexual assault that took place Saturday, March 8, 2014, near Alberton; touching a person under 16-years-of-age for a sexual purpose on March 25, 2014 near Elmsdale and inviting a person under 16-years-of-age to touch his penis on Aug. 16, 2014 near Piusville.

Several other related charges against him were dropped by the Crown following his guilty plea.