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Thursday, April 17, 2014

New Brunswick Soldier Faces More Sex Charges

A soldier based at CFB Petawawa, who reportedly went to high school in Saint John, is facing 18 new sex charges.

Police in the Ottawa Valley say there are several dozen more women who were potential victims and may not know it.

31 year old Corporal Derrick Gallagher is charged with eight new counts of sexual assault, nine counts of voyeurism and one count of assault. That's on top of the eight charges of sexual assault and two counts of voyeurism laid on April 1st.

Police say there are videos and they have been able to identify 18 women but there are more than 50 other women who have not yet been identified.

Gallagher serves with the 1st Battalion of the Royal Canadian Regiment and did one tour of duty in Afghanistan.