Man pleads guilty to sexual assault spanning 10 years

Lawrence William Chartrand, 38, appeared via video to plead guilty to charges of sexual assault.

A Penticton man pleaded guilty to sexual assault charges ranging over a decade.

Lawrence William Chartrand, 38, appeared via video from the Kamloops Regional Correctional Centre to plead guilty to charges of sexual assault in Penticton Provincial Court on Oct. 9. The charges were committed from Jan. 1, 1998 until Dec. 31, 2009. A pre-sentence and psychiatric report were ordered and Chartrand will return to court Dec. 9.