The former Delta bureaucrat convicted on child porn charges was sentenced to 18 months house arrest on another sex-related charge, this one dating back 40 years.
Kip Gaudry was convicted of possession of child pornography in 2010 and sentenced to 18 months in jail. While he was serving his sentence, Gaudry was charged with indecent assault in another case.
The incident, which came to light in the fall of 2011, took place in Winnipeg in the summer of 1973 and involved an underage girl.
Gaudry pleaded guilty to the charge and on Thursday received an 18-month conditional sentence.
For the first six months of his sentence he must remain in his home at all times and is only allowed out with special permission or in the case of a medical emergency. After that, he must be home between 9 p.m. and 6 a.m.
Gaudry was issued a 10-year prohibition on having any contact with children and a 10-year firearm ban. He was also ordered to submit a DNA sample.
Gaudry was hired by Delta in 2001 and was named head of the engineering department just a few months before he was charged in 2009.
He was suspended without pay in March 2009 before resigning a few days later.
Police officers searched both his home in North Delta and his office at municipal hall, seizing computers and other technical equipment. Investigators found more than 10,000 still images and 364 videos on the computers.
Gaudry has a history of sexual offences involving minors.
In 1995, he pleaded guilty to nine charges of sexual assault involving teenaged girls while district administrator for the community of Houston in west-central B.C. Those assaults took place between 1986 and 1994. He was sentenced to three-and-a-half years in prison by a Prince George judge.
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