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​Man Who Said His Penis Was Too Small to Rape Sex Workers Has Been Found Guilty

Jacques "Porkchop" Rouschop last week offered to "whip out" his penis to a judge in court.

by Tamara Khandaker
Oct 19 2016, 3:38pm

Jacques Rouschop. Image via police

A Vanier, Ontario man was found guilty on Tuesday of raping two sex workers by a jury that rejected his defence that his penis was too small to commit the crimes.

Jacques "Porkchop" Rouschop, who last week offered to "whip out" his penis to a judge in court, had claimed his penis was too small to assault someone with, that his belly was too big, that his hernia made it too painful to have sex from behind, and that his arms were too short to choke someone.

The 44-year-old, who has been convicted of sexual assault twice before, said he had the "penis of a seven-year-old"—photos of it were shown in court, and a nurse who measured it testified that it was one inch long when flaccid, and two inches when erect.

During the three-week trial, two sex workers testified that he choked them until they blacked out in the back of his pickup truck in 2013, according to the Ottawa Citizen.

The jury took less than 24 hours to pronounce Rouschop, who has also been publicly linked by police to the 2013 murder of another sex worker named Amy Paul, and a convicted serial thief, guilty of aggravated sex assault and choking.

"I'm numb. I can't believe this is happening. There are things the jury never heard. I can't believe this is happening after I went public with (the size of my penis)," he told the Citizen from jail on Tuesday.

One of the sex workers testified that Rouschop was a regular client and had been for years — neither she nor the other complainant remembered him having a small penis. Both women said they were pressured by police to come forward.

Rouschop's lawyer Natasha Calvinho had told the court during closing statements that her client was the subject of a "witch hunt" by police, who were pursuing him as a suspect in the Paul homicide. Rouschop has never been charged in that crime, and has maintained his innocence, saying he was out of town on the night of the murder, stealing lawn tractors.

"I submit that they harassed, they cajoled, they persuaded, they bought and they befriended two vulnerable, drug-addicted sex-trade workers — until something fell out," Calvinho told the jury about the women, who both testified that they did sex work to support drug addictions.

The Crown plans to file a motion to label Rouschop a dangerous offender at his sentencing hearing, the Citizen reported. This would mean he'd serve an indeterminate prison sentence, with no chance of parole for a minimum of seven years.

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