convicted atlantic prov. offenders

Individuals named here in this section have been convicted in a court of law, and their names have been obtained from public sources. ALWAYS note the date on the story, as we have no access to updated information due to restrictions to the sex offender registry information.

John Leonard MacKean, 64

John Patrick Neve, 47

Derrick Bradley Skanes, 26

Douglas Hugh Stewart, 52


Donnie Snook, 41
Crimes:  making and possessing child pornography, sexual touching and extortion
Sentence:  2013, May - Pled guilty to above crimes – sentencing TBA
Location:  Saint John, NB
 Read the Toronto Sun article
 Watch & read the CTV News article


Mark Baxter White, 43
Crimes:  making, possessing and distributing child pornography and using a computer system to lure a child
Sentence:  2013, March – 2 years prison
Location:  Goose Bay, NL
 Read the Labradorian article
 Read the Western Star article


Clifford Augustus Hallingham, 66
Crimes:  Sexual assault
Sentence:  2012, Dec – 4 yrs prison + conditions
Location:  Conception Bay South, NL
 Watch the NTV report


Joseph Rice, 37
Crimes:  Internet luring, possession of child porn, and distributing child porn
Sentence:  2012, Oct – 22 months prison + 10 years conditions
Location:  Paradise, NL
 Read the CBC News article


Father George Ansel Smith, 74
Crimes:  35 charges of sexual misconduct
Sentence: 2012, Sept – pled guilty to
Location:  Corner Brook NL
 Read The Guardian article
 Watch the NTV report


Todd Jeremiah Patey, 33
Crimes: Sexual assault
Sentence: 2012, Sept – 3 ½ years prison
Location:  Port aux Basques
 Watch the NTV report


Kirk Matheson, 37
Crimes:  using a computer to contact two separate minors with the purpose of committing an offence
Sentence:  Pled guilty 2012, Aug.  Sentencing to be in Nov 2012.
Location:  Miramichi, NB
 Read the CBC News article


Alexander James Kennedy, 53
Crimes:  Possession
Sentence:  2012, July – 90 days prison to be served weekends + 18 months probation + conditions
Location:  Dartmouth, NS
 Read the Chronicle Herald article


Larry Daniel Clayton, 48
Crimes:  Unlawful confinement, assault causing bodily harm, uttering threat; 6 charges related to a 13 and 14 year old girls
Sentence:  2012, June – 4 yrs prison + 30 mon probation + conditions; 1993 – 4 ½ yrs prison
Location:  Halifax, NS
 Read the CBC News article


Stephen John Croft, 39
Crimes:  Possession of child pornography
Sentence:  2012, Mar – 6 months prison + 18 months probation + conditions
Location:  White Point, NS
 Read the Chronicle Herald article


Myles Nelson Payne, 49
Crimes:  Indecent assault, sexual assault ,sexual assault
Sentences:  Sentenced in October 1981 to 90 days in a provincial jail for indecently assaulting two young girls. In December 1999, he received a one-year conditional sentence for sexually assaulting a woman. In July 2005, he received two years in prison and three years’ probation for sexually assaulting a 10-year-old girl he was babysitting
2012, May – he is facing new charges of sexual assault and indecent assault for another case
Location:  Halifax, NS
 Read Hearald News article


John Andrew Nightingale, 25
Crimes:  Sexual interference and internet luring
Sentence:  2013, Jan – 30 months prison + 3 yrs probation
+ conditions
Location: Bay of Islands, NL
 Read The Western Star article
 Watch the NTV report


Timothy Jared Steeves, 36
Crime:  possessing and distributing child porn
Sentence: 3 years in prison 
Last Location: Cape Traverse, PEI 
 Read The Guardian article


Craig St. John, 31
Crime:  possessing and distributing child porn, and internet luring
Sentence: 3 years in prison 
Last Location: Mount Pearl, NL 
 Read The Telegram article
 Read the CBC News article


Roger Edouard Mercier, 39
Crimes:  Sexual assault and breaching an undertaking to stay away from anyone under the age of 16 (2007, Summer and 2002 – sexual assault convictions)
Sentence:  2008, June – 25 months prison; 2010, July - released from prison after serving full term and settling in Halifax, NS
Location:  Dartmouth, NS
 Read Topix articles: Jan 29/08  | Jun 21/08
 Read the Moncton Forums copy of Police Press Release


Michael Gary Gilbert, 40
Crime:  Sexual assault, sexual touching and making child pornography
Sentence:  2011, March - 10 yrs 8 months
Last Location:  Tracyville, NB
 Read the CTV article
 Read the CBC article
 Read the Metro Moncton News article


Alan Wade White, 49
Crime:  Sexual assault
Sentence:   2010, July - 2 ½ yrs prison + conditions
Last Location:   Murray River, PEI
 Read The Citizen article
 Read the CBC article


Rev. Robin Barrett, 51
Crime:    Possession and distributing child pornography
Sentence:  2010, Sept – 2½ yrs prison
Last Location:  Conception Bay, NL
 Read The Star article
 Read the CBC article


Charles Everett Gallant, 70
Crime: Sexual assult
Sentence: 2012 – 3 years
Last Location:  PEI
 Read the Guardian article
 Read the Moncton News article
 Read the CBC article


Karl Toft, 69
Crimes:  Numerous convictions for sexual assault,
buggery, and indecent assault
Sentence:  1992 – 13 years prison – released in 2005 on peace bond and is living in Edmonton. AB;  2010, May – violated court ban of staying away from public places
Location:  Abuse occurred in Kingsclear, New Brunswick
 Read the CNews.ca article
 Read the CBC News article


Ronald George Dawe, 62
Crime:  Indecent sexual assault
Sentence:  2007, Dec – 12 months house arrest + 3 yrs probation + conditions
Last Location:  Grand Falls-Windsor, NL
 Read the CBC article
 Read the GFW Advisor article
 Read the Norwester article


James Campbell, 60
Crimes:  Possession
Sentence:  2006, Oct – 6 months house arrest + 6 months curfew
Location:  Halifax, NS
 Read the Ottawa Citizen article


Christopher Andrew Cassidy, 37
Crimes:  Sexual exploitation
Sentence:  2006, June – convicted of above crime
Location:  Moncton, NB
 Read the Canada.com article
 Read the CBC News article


Wayne Joseph Croft, 60
Crimes:  eight counts of indecent assault, two counts of sexual assault, one count of having sex with a minor and one of buggery
Sentence: 1998, - 10 years prison (Released Nov, 2008)
Last Location:  Truro, NS
 Read the Turo Daily article
 Read the Moncton Forums article
 Read the CBC article


Keith Alexander Croft
Crimes:  two counts of sexual assault and one count of having sex with a girl under 14
Sentence: 1999 - 21 months conditional sentence + 3 yrs probation
Last Location:  Truro, NS
 Read the Topix.com article


Edward Maurice Croft
Crimes:  three charges of indecent assault, two counts of having sex with a minor and one count of gross indecency
Sentence:  1999 – 3 ½ yrs prison
Location:  Last location – Truro, NS

 Read the Topix.com article


Thomas Carey, 45
Crimes:  Indecent assault, buggery and gross indecency
Sentence:  1991, Nov – 4 ½ years prison
Location:  Witless Bay, NL

 Read the article (PDF format)