Saturday, July 7, 2018

Longtime OHL billet gets bail ahead of appeal on sex crimes convictions

Neil Joynt, a long-serving OHL billet with links to NHL stars, has won a bail extension while he awaits his appeal on convictions for sex crimes against children.

Joynt, a once-prominent figure in the junior hockey world, is required to live with his wife, a well-known physician, at their Kingston apartment.

The disgraced gym teacher is prohibited from being around children under 16 unless in the presence of their parent, according to his bail conditions. (Also, the parent must be aware of Joynt’s bail conditions.)

Joynt, now 77, was sentenced to eight months for the indecent assault of two boys in the 1960s and 1970s who were not hockey players.

The disgraced gym teacher was spared a longer sentence in light of his age and health.  (more...)


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