Dingwall Man Sentenced for Sex Crimes Involving Minor

A Dingwall man has been sentenced to seven months behind bars for sex offenses involving a minor. The Cape Breton Post is reporting that 74-year-old William Burton was also handed two years probation and registered as sex offender during his sentencing on Friday. Burton was found guilty of sex offenses relating to two incidents involving the same boy in the 90’s. The offenses occurred when the victim was 12 or 13 and again when he was 15 or 16. Burton was also found guilty of assault for crashing his own vehicle when the victim attempted to flee his car during one of the offenses.