RCMP seize loaded rifle, arrest man for sexual assault

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The RCMP in Hopedale has charged a 22-year-old man with numerous offences including sexual assault and pointing a firearm.


A loaded rifle was seized as part of the investigation after officers arrested the accused.

Charges against the accused also include assault, damage to property, careless storage of a firearm, threats, and failing to comply with an undertaking.

These charges stem from incidents that took place in Hopedale between April 23 and April 27.

The victim and suspect are known to each other.

The accused was remanded to the Correctional Center in Happy Valley-Goose Bay and will appear in Hopedale court on June 4.

Organizations: RCMP, Correctional Center

Geographic location: Hopedale, Happy Valley, Goose Bay

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