RCMP charge 27-year-old Moncton man with number of sexual offences
“A 27-year-old Moncton man has been charged with a number of offences in connection with a recent investigation into a complaint of sexual assault of a person under the age of 16.
On February 24, 2019, the Codiac Regional RCMP received a complaint of the assault, which is alleged to have occurred between September 2016 and January 2018, and began an investigation.
On February 28, members of the Codiac RCMP executed a search warrant at a residence in Moncton. A 27-year-old man was arrested at the residence, and was held in custody.
Dillon Turpin appeared in Moncton Provincial Court on March 1 and was charged with the following offences:
- Sexual assault
- Sexual interference
- Invitation to sexual touching
- Uttering threats (2 counts)
- Unlawful confinement
- Possession of child pornography
- Making child pornography
- Making available sexually explicit material to a person under the age of 16
There is a court-imposed publication ban on any information that could identify the victim.
Dillon Turpin was remanded into custody and is scheduled to return to court on March 6 for a bail hearing.”