Former Local Priest in Court
August 3, 2006
A retired priest that once worked in a Port Dover church is facing sex abuse charges is due in a Chatham court today.
Belle River's Charles Sylvestre faces a total of 61 counts of sexual abuse from 47 women.
The 83-year-old former priest faces charges of indecent assault, sexual assault and sexual intercourse with a female under 14 years old.
All of the alleged incidents occurred over a 31 year period beginning in 1954.
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