Grande Prairie RCMP Special Investigative Unit charge male in Kelowna, B.C., for sexual offences between 2018 and 2020 – UPDATED

Grande Prairie, Alberta – Following a judicial hearing, Albert de Villiers (52) was released from custody on conditions to attend Grande Prairie Provincial Court on June 30, 2021.

No further updates are anticipated.

BACKGROUND

Grande Prairie, Alberta – Grande Prairie RCMP have laid charges against a 52-year-old man following an investigation into allegations of sexual assaults that occurred between 2018 and 2020.

On May 28, 2021, RCMP received a report of sexual offences against a young child that had allegedly taken place between 2018 and 2020. The Grande Prairie RCMP Special Investigative Unit initiated an investigation into the allegations with assistance from the Grande Prairie Caribou Centre.

Grande Prairie Sex Crimes
Grande Prairie Sex Crimes

On June 8, 2021, Albert de Villiers (52) was arrested in Kelowna, B.C with assistance from Kelowna RCMP. He has been charged with one count of Sexual Assault and Sexual Interference. He remains in custody awaiting a judicial hearing.

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

Grande Prairie RCMP



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