Taber: A 42 year old Taber man is facing several charges including sexual assault of
an 89-year old woman, after a weekend break and enter.
About 9:30 on the evening of Friday, March 22, Taber Police 911 received a
call from an 89 year old female reporting that an unknown man had broken into
her residence and sexually assaulted her.
The woman was able to defend
herself with a pair of scissors and fought off her attacker. After the man fled
the house, he was arrested a few blocks from the victim's home by Taber Police.
Erich Shawn Johnson, also know as Shawn Bartz,has been charged with break and
enter, sexual assault contrary and possession of marihuana.
Johnson has been remanded in custody to appear in Taber Provincial Court on