Kindersley RCMP put out the following statement Friday:

"In late April 2024, Kindersley RCMP received a report of a sexual assault. Investigation determined an adult male sexually assaulted a female teenager in Kindersley approximately one month prior.

On May 2, Kindersley RCMP executed a search warrant on Stewart Crescent in Kindersley in relation to investigation of this report. While executing it, officers located and seized a number of improperly stored firearms. An adult male was arrested at the residence.

As a result of continued investigation, 38-year-old Jeffrey Houle from Kindersley is charged with:

- one count, sexual interference, Section 151, Criminal Code;

- one count, sexual assault, Section 271, Criminal Code;

- one count, make sexually explicit material available to a person under the age of 16, Section 171.1(1)(b), Criminal Code;

- six counts, careless storage of a firearm, Section 86(2), Criminal Code;

- two counts, unlicensed possession of a prohibited device, Section 92(2), Criminal Code; and

- one count, possession of a firearm without registration, Section 91(1), Criminal Code.

He appeared in Saskatoon Provincial Court on May 3, 2024

The investigation continues and Kindersley RCMP believe there may be more victims.

Sexual assault is a serious crime, and Kindersley RCMP investigates every complaint thoroughly, with the utmost professionalism and care.

A report can be made at any time, no matter how far back the incident happened. "

If you are a survivor of sexual assault, or if you have information about a crime of a sexual nature that may assist an ongoing investigation, please contact Kindersley RCMP at 310-RCMP. Information can also be submitted anonymously by contacting Saskatchewan Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or