Vermilion RCMP Arrest Male for Multiple Counts of Criminal Harassment & Child Luring

Mannville, Alberta – On Dec. 2, 2019 Vermilion RCMP received a complaint about an unknown person making unwanted contact first by phone and then by text messages. On Dec. 3, 2019 another individual reported unwanted contact from a known male and the suspect was identified to police. 5 additional complaints were received by 5 different individuals on Dec. 4 and 5, 2019, all of a similar nature and were linked to the same originating number.

On Dec. 5, 2019 Vermilion RCMP arrested a male in connection to these offences.

Jail Cell
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Jim Douglas Wilson, aged 32 of Mannville, Alta. is charged with:

Criminal Harassment – 7 counts

Invitation to Sexual Touching – 2 counts

Luring a Child – 2 counts

Breach of Probation – 1 count

Jim Wilson was held to appear before a Justice of the Peace and was remanded into custody to next appear on Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2019 in Lloydminster Provincial Court.

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

Vermilion RCMP

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