Sagmoen Trial Begins

Curtis Wayne Sagmoen



Protesters were on the steps of the Vernon courthouse again Monday as the seven day trial started for the man accused of violence against sex trade workers.

Curtis Sagmoen pleaded not guilty to disguising his face with intent to commit an offence, uttering threats, possession of a control substance and two firearm offences.

In October 2017, the 39-year-old was charged,  after police used a warrant to search a property on Salmon River Road.   It's the same area where police found the remains of 18-year-old Traci Genereaux, but  no charges have been laid in her death and police have not named a suspect.

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