Sex assault appeal dismissed

by Kirsten Fenn - January 5, 2018

The NWT Court of Appeal has dismissed a Yellowknife man’s appeal to have his conviction for sexual assault and uttering threats overturned. Richard Stanley Roberts was handed a three-and-a-half-year sentence last January for sexually assaulting a sleeping woman in her home in 2014 and threatening to burn the house down if she told anyone what happened. At the time of his sentencing in 2017, as he stood…

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