Bonnyville RCMP charge local massage therapist

Bonnyville, Alberta – On March 26, 2019 Bonnyville RCMP initiated an investigation into allegations of sexual assault by a massage therapist in Bonnyville.

A victim alleged she attended a business for a massage and during the treatment she was touched in a sexual manner. While investigating police learned of a second female victim who alleged she was touched in a similar manner.

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Bonnyville RCMP have charged Jason Traxler (49) of Bonnyville of sexual assault (x2). He was released after his arrest and is set to appear in Bonnyville Provincial Court on Sept. 3, 2019.

The Massage Therapist Association of Alberta has suspended his membership as a result of these allegations.

As this matter is now before the courts no further information will be released.

If you have information about these incidents or have been a victim of a crime, please contact the Bonnyville RCMP at 780-373-7200 or call your local police. If you want to remain anonymous, you can contact Crime Stoppers by phone at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS), by internet at, or by SMS (check your local Crime Stoppers for instructions).

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