A former Mountie who spent 14 years policing Saskatchewan, Alberta and British Columbia has been arrested and charged in eight historical cases of sexual assaults against minors.
Alan John Davidson, 58, was arrested in Calgary on Thursday and charged with eight counts of indecent assault dating back to his time as a minor hockey and baseball coach in the Okanagan region of B.C.
B.C. RCMP Supt. Brendan Fitzpatrick told a press conference on Friday that Davidson was suspected of the sexual abuse of eight underage male victims in the 1970s and 1980s. An RCMP investigation suggests Davidson has not coached since 2008.
Davidson served as an RCMP officer in three western provinces between 1982 and 1996. Fitzpatrick said Davidson was currently employed by the Alberta Sheriff's Office.
The eight cases currently under investigation date back to before Davidson joined the RCMP. As soon as allegations were raised against Davidson, investigators conducted an extensive review of his time on theRead More »from Ex-Mountie charged in eight cases of sexual assault against B.C. minors