An Alberta RCMP officer who is facing an assault charge has been issued another charge regarding a condition that he stay away from the alleged victim’s home.
Const. Matthew Howson was charged with assault related to an off-duty incident that occurred on Aug. 31. According to a news release at the time, the 10-year member “entered into an altercation at his residence with a member of the public.”
On Sept. 19, police allege that Howson breached the condition to not be within 20 metres of the victim’s residence.