Piusville man sentenced to nine months in jail for sex crimes

Published on September 4, 2014
Prince County Court House

SUMMERSIDE – A Piusville man has been sentenced to jail time after pleading guilty to three sex related charges.

Devin Brian Coughlin, 21, was sentenced in Summerside provincial court recently to serve nine months in jail, be on probation for 36 months and pay more than $300 in victim surcharges.

Coughlin pleaded guilty to a sexual assault that took place March 8 near Alberton; touching a person under 16 years of age for a sexual purpose on March 25 near Elmsdale; and inviting a person under 16 years of age to touch his penis on Aug. 16, near Piusville.

Several other related charges against him were dropped by the Crown following his guilty plea.