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. Five additional complaints were received by five 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.
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.