langley man who assaulted wife, set fire to home, granted parole to get treatment - new car alarm system
Andre Harvey Richard was allowed to take temporary leave to participate in the trauma program as part of his recovery.
A Lanley man attacked his wife and stepdaughter before setting fire to the house, and he was allowed to be released on parole without being accompanied to a treatment program.
In its decision, the Canadian parole board said that Andre Harvey Richard had improved his case manager's behaviour since the fall and that he had made some progress in participating in rehabilitation programs, consultation and job training in recent months.
In April 2, 2014, Richard broke into his separated wife's home with a rubber.
Hammer and saw.
Before Richard hit her with his fist, hammer and saw, the couple had a dispute.
When his stepdaughter tried to step in, he hit her too.
When his stepdaughter pressed the emergency button on the home alarm system, Richard stopped the attack.
Then he went downstairs and poured the combustion aid on the floor before lighting it. His seven-year-
The son was at home.
The next day, Richard was arrested near Invermere.
He is currently in a family of eight
Broken year sentence-and-
Enter, attack and set fire
The man who beat his wife and stepdaughter before setting fire was denied parole. Richard is allowed on unescorted parole 15-
Weekly plan to deal with childhood trauma;
He was abused when he was a child and witnessed domestic abuse.
His father also dealt with substance abuse and abandoned the family.
While parole is considered unescorted, Richard will be transported by a Canadian correctional facility vehicle, accompanied by staff or medical staff, between his facility and the treatment program.
He will be allowed to leave for up to 8 hours at a time, twice a week for 15 weeks.
Richard must comply with specific conditions during parole.
Whether in person or through social media, he will not contact the victim or any of their family members or appear in front of children under the age of 18. sip@postmedia. comtwitter.