Baxter sent to jail for child luring, sexual invitation

Published on March 14, 2014
Court News

Daryl Wayne Baxter, 21, of Amherst, was sentenced to six months in jail after pleading guilty to three counts of child luring and six counts of inviting a person under the age of 16 to sexual touching.

Baxter received six months for each count, to be served concurrently. Upon release, Baxter will face two years of probation, will be registered for ten years under the Sex Offenders Information Registry Act, and is to provide a DNA sample to the authorities.

For the following ten years after his release, Baxter is prohibited from attending public parks, swimming areas, daycares, school grounds, playgrounds, community centres or anywhere else children would reasonably be present unless supervised. He is prohibited from seeking employment or volunteering anywhere that involves a position of trust or authority towards persons under the age of 16 unless supervised and for the next ten years is prohibited from the use of the Internet except in the presence of a responsible adult.

The incidents occurred between April 1, 2013, and Sept. 30, in Amherst. At least six victims, all under the age of 16, were involved. Their names and any information which could identify them is banned from publication.

Baxter was also sentenced to one-month custody, concurrent to any other sentencing, and two years probation after pleading guilty to criminal harassment and is prohibited from possessing any firearms for a period of 10 years.

That incident occurred, Aug. 18, 2013, in Amherst. The name of the victim is also banned.

Baxter received a further one-month sentencing to custody and two-years probation after pleading guilty to breaching a recognizance to not possess a computer or any other electronic device capable of connecting to the Internet by being in possession of a cell phone.

The incident occurred Oct. 16, 2013, in Amherst.

Baxter also received a $300 fine, due immediately, after pleading guilty to possessing a controlled substance, not in excess of 30 grams. In lieu of being unable to immediately pay the fine, Baxter was sentenced to three days concurrent custody in jail.  

That incident occurred Oct. 1, 2013, in Amherst.