Former Prairie College student union president, volunteer arrested on sexual exploitation charges


A former volunteer youth leader and student union president at Prairie College is facing multiple charges related to sexual assault following an RCMP investigation. The Calgary Herald reports that the Three Hills RCMP identified multiple related incidents between 2002 and 2004, including assaults that occurred on the private Bible college’s campus while the accused was enrolled as a student. David Taplin was arrested and has been charged with four counts each of sexual exploitation, interference, sexual assault, and invitation to sexual touching. “Our prayers are with those who have been hurt, including the family, and the church community,” said Prairie College President Mark Maxwell.

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