Robert Gould, 56, of Nova Scotia, Canada.

A Canadian man, who was on McHenry County’s top 10 most wanted list, was convicted Thursday by a jury of sexually assaulting and abusing two children over the span of 13 years.

Robert J. Gould, 56, of Nova Scotia, Canada, was charged in August 2017 with 10 counts of predatory criminal sexual assault, three counts of aggravated criminal sexual abuse, seven counts of criminal sexual assault of a juvenile family member, criminal sexual assault,

The McHenry County Sheriff’s Office said in 2017 that they began investigating Gould after Canadian authorities contacted them with information about allegations against Gould.

McHenry County Sheriff’s Office investigators worked with the Halifax Regional Police in Nova Scotia to conduct a criminal investigation.

Court records show Gould sexually assaulted and abused two children over the span of approximately 13 years, dating back to 2001 until around 2014.

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Investigators made contact with Gould in August 2017 when he was visiting the Wheeling area.

Investigators later obtained the warrants for the man and placed him on the McHenry County Sheriff’s Office’s top 10 most wanted list.

Gould was detained by Canadian authorities and was later extradited to the United States.

Gould arrived with the United States Marshal’s Service and Massachusetts State Police at the Logan International Airport in Boston in September 2017.

He was transported to the McHenry County Jail and arrived in October 2017.

The sheriff’s office said Gould had been living in Island Lake and unincorporated Woodstock when he committed the crimes.

Gould had been free on bond after posting 10% of his $500,000 bond months after his arrest.

His bond was revoked Thursday and he was taken into the custody of the McHenry County Jail following a jury trial.

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A jury returned guilty verdicts for all charges against him.

A motion hearing is scheduled for December 1 and a sentencing hearing is scheduled for January 27.