Calgary, AB,

Charges laid following two indecent exposure incidents

A Calgary man has been charged in two cases of indecent exposure at a southwest recreation facility.

At approximately 8:30 p.m. on Monday, Dec. 18, 2023, it is believed a man exposed himself and made comments of a sexual nature to a 13-year-old boy in the men’s change room at the Southland Leisure Centre, located at 2000 Southland Dr. S.W.

In a second incident at the same facility, on Sunday, Jan. 28, 2024, at approximately 2:10 p.m., it is believed the same man exposed himself to an 11-year-old boy in both the shower and locker areas of the men’s change room.

Following an investigation into both cases, we have charged Joshua Ronald BECKIE, 33, with two counts of indecent exposure to a person under the age of 16.

He will next appear in court on Thursday, March 14, 2024.

“I commend the victims in these cases for coming forward to report to police what happened to them as indecent exposure incidents often go unreported," said Insp. Leah Barber of the Calgary Police Service. “A child should never have to endure the impact of experiencing such an appalling act. All reports of indecent exposure are thoroughly investigated, and we lay charges whenever possible to reinforce that this type of behaviour will not be tolerated.”

Anyone with information about these incidents, or who is looking to report a non-emergency crime, can contact police by calling 403-266-1234. Anonymous tips can also be submitted to Crime Stoppers through any of the following methods:

TALK: 1-800-222-8477
APP: P3 Tips

Case #: CA23540248/5762