Sexual assault investigation at Bay Roberts Retirement Centre results in criminal charges

Bay Roberts, Newfoundland and Labrador – Bay Roberts RCMP charged 44-year-old Christopher Power of Brigus, following a sexual assault investigation that originated at Bay Roberts Retirement Centre in August of 2020.

On August 16, Bay Roberts RCMP responded to the report. An allegation was received that Christopher Power, a personal care attendant, sexually assaulted a resident of the home. The investigation revealed that Power used forged and falsified documents at the retirement home, presenting himself as a qualified Licensed Practical Nurse.

Sexual assault investigation at Bay Roberts Retirement Centre results in criminal charges
Sexual assault investigation at Bay Roberts Retirement Centre results in criminal charges

Power was arrested at the Bay Roberts Retirement Centre on August 16, 2020. A thorough investigation resulted in formal charges being laid against him last week. During the course of the investigation, the management of Bay Roberts Retirement Centre were fully cooperative with police.

Christopher Power is charged with the following offences:

Sexual assault

2 counts of uttering forged documents

3 counts of falsifying documents

1 count of using the title of Licensed Practical Nurse when not qualified to do so

Power is scheduled to appear in court on November 18, 2020.

Bay Roberts RCMP

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