A musician from Inverness Co. has been sentenced on a count of sexual assault.
Police charged Gerry Deveau, 83, in relation to a 2010 incident in St. Joseph du Moine.
The Belle Cote man, who is known as “The Spoon Man”, was sentenced to 12 months of house arrest and 12 months of probation in Port Hawkesbury Provincial Court March 1; he’s also been placed on the Sex Offender Registry for a 10-year period.
He was 76 at the time of the incident; the complainant was 10 years old.
Deveau has played numerous stages through the years, including 58 years at the Broad Cove Scottish Concert.