Hanna RCMP charge man with sexual assault
A Hanna man, who also made himself known to police in the Drumheller area this summer was charged with a number of offenses including sexual assault and break and enter.
On Friday, October 28, at approximately 4:30 a.m., the Hanna RCMP received a call to attend a break and enter at a residence.
The ensuing investigation revealed that a man unlawfully entered the victim's home while she was sleeping. The victim awoke to discover the man sitting on her couch masturbating. The victim confronted the male and forced him out of the house.
The RCMP located the suspect walking down the street a short time later and he was arrested.
Ross Beecher, 42, of Hanna has been charged with sexual assault, breaking and entering a residence and committing mischief therein, possession of methamphetamine, possession of stolen property and breach of probation / conditions.
Beecher has been remanded into custody and will appear for a bail hearing at the provincial court in Drumheller on November 18.