After receiving a complaint from a concerned parent, an Red Deer RCMP investigation determined that a 30-year-old man had lured and committed sexual offences against a 15-year-old child. The specialised Red Deer RCMP Sex Crime Unit executed a search warrant and arrested the suspect on July 31, 2020.
Brandon Conlin, 30, of Red Deer is charged with the following:
- Sexual interference
- Sexual assault
- Possession of child pornography
- Luring a child
Conlin remains in custody until his next court appearance on September 14, 2020.
The Red Deer RCMP encourages parents and guardians to discuss internet and cellphone safety with their children. Parents can find information on how to keep their children safe at www.getcybersafe.gc.ca under “Protect Yourself”.
Created in July 2020, the Red Deer Sex Crime Unit works collaboratively with a number of local agencies to provide victim-focused service to survivors of sexual violence. For more information about the unit and its partners, visit www.reddeer.ca/rcmp.