Calgary, AB,

Man charged in relation to two cases of alleged sexual assault involving teens

The Calgary Police Service Sex Crimes Unit has charged a man in relation to the alleged sexual assault of two teens.

The assaults were alleged to have occurred between 2011 and 2016, beginning when the victims were approximately 12 years old. Although the victims and the accused are known to each other, details of their relationship will not be released to protect the identity of the victims.

On Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2019, Daryl Patrick GILLESPIE, 60, was arrested and charged with two counts of sexual assault, and two counts of sexual interference with a person under 16 years of age.

The Calgary Police Service encourages anyone who has been sexually assaulted to report it, regardless of when the assault occurred. There is no time limit on how long a victim has to report a sexual assault in Canada and police can still investigate an incident decades after it occurred.

Victims of sexual assault can report it to the police by calling the non-emergency line at 403-266-1234 or attending a district office. Victims in immediate danger should call 9-1-1.

Anyone with information about a sexual assault should call the Calgary Police Service non-emergency line at 403-266-1234, or contact Crime Stoppers anonymously using either of the following methods:

TALK: 1-800-222-8477


Case #18484276/4653