Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Pat Pimm, B.C. Member of Legislature. Charged with Assault

Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Pat Pimm, B.C. Member of Legislature. Charged with Assault

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Pat Pimm, B.C. member of legislature, charged

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VICTORIA - British Columbia's former agriculture minister and member of the provincial legislature Pat Pimm is accused of allegedly assaulting his wife.

The province's Criminal Justice Branch announced Monday that Pimm had been charged with one count of assault.

The assault was alleged to have occurred in Dawson Creek, B.C., on Aug. 13, but the branch is releasing few other details.

Pimm was due to make a first appearance in provincial court in Dawson Creek on Sept. 13.

A special prosecutor was appointed on Aug. 16, the same day that Pimm revealed that unspecified allegations had been made against him. He also announced he would quit the B.C. Liberal caucus to sit as an independent while the matter was before the courts.

His statement at the time informed his constituents that allegations were brought against him that required him to obtain legal counsel. …

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