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A Windsor provincial court judge has given the Crown more time to receive a victim impact statement in the case of man who pleaded guilty to sexual assault and child pornography charges.

The defence had opposed the delay in the sentencing of 20-year-old Brett Andrew MacBeth of Westville, Pictou County.

MacBeth pleaded guilty Dec. 11 to two counts of sexual assault and two of making child pornography in Hants County in 2016 and 2017. The crimes involve two victims under the age of 14 who MacBeth admitted to sexually assaulting while recording the acts. He also pleaded guilty to possession of child pornography in Pictou County.

When he pleaded guilty, the Crown said the mother of a victim had changed her mind and wanted to file a victim impact statement after earlier declining. The matter was adjourned to Friday to allow that to happen.

But Crown attorney Perry Borden asked for a further delay, saying the mother didn’t want to have to think about what she would write and the crimes over Christmas.

Borden said that with the charges being laid in October 2017 and the court process getting underway, “Christmas 2017 was not a Christmas for the family. They were dealing with raw emotions.”

The woman told him that she wanted a sense of “normalcy” this Christmas.

Borden said Victim Services wasn’t ready to start on the process until Dec. 11, and the two weeks since didn’t leave much time.

“Until after the guilty pleas were tendered, Victims Services didn’t start moving the bus,” he said.

Defence lawyer Chrystal MacAulay asked that the matter go ahead as scheduled without the statement, saying the Crown knew ahead of time that once the Pictou County charge was consolidated with the others in Hants County, the intention was for MacBeth to plead guilty.

She said she’s used to victim impact statements being requested by the Crown at any time. She said she appreciated the impact on the victim’s family, but because there is a joint recommendation for a federal sentence, she felt the sentencing should go ahead.

She also said that her client is currently segregated at the provincial jail in Burnside and has no access to treatment and counselling programs, something that will be available to him in a federal prison. He has consented to remain in jail since his arrest in October 2017.

Judge Chris Manning said he accepts that processes for victim impact statements vary from county to county in the province.

He said a delay of a few weeks won’t affect the sentence, but will effect MacBeth’s time in solitary at Burnside. But, he said, forcing the mother of the victim to revisit the crime by writing her statement in the past two weeks would have an effect on the family at a special time of year, and he needs to adhere to the Victims Bill of Rights.

“I certainly have sympathy for Mr. MacBeth’s situation and I will be delaying (his move to federal jail)... but I’m bound to do it. I don’t find that the Crown’s request is unreasonable.”

MacBeth was arrested in October 2017 when police searched a Westville home.

The case started out in February 2017 as an investigation into possession of child pornography. The sexual assaults were discovered in the course of that investigation after MacBeth’s arrest.

MacBeth will return to court in January.

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