Kelowna man charged with sex crimes gets closer to trial date

A pretrial conference has been scheduled

A Kelowna man facing a long list of charges related to an alleged pimping operation will be in court Jan. 25, 2018 for a pretrial conference.

Simon Rypiak, 33, has been charged with procuring a person to have sexual intercourse, material benefit from sexual services, assault and Procuring a person under 18 years old to have sexual intercourse among other things.

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The court heard the Crown’s case against Rypiak during a preliminary inquiry held in November.

There it was decided that the Crown’s case was strong enough to proceed to court. Once the pretrial conference is over, a trial will be scheduled.

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