A man charged with exposing himself to Fort Macleod children will spend the holidays in a B.C. jail.
The case against James Johnathan Bryshun, 29, was adjourned Wednesday to the new year.
Defence lawyer Miranda Hlady sought the adjournment through an agent who appeared Wednesday in Fort Macleod provincial court.
Bryshun is charged with two counts of indecent exposure to persons under the age of 16 in connection with an incident in September in Fort Macleod.
Fort Macleod RCMP arrested Bryshun on Sept. 11 after a complaint earlier that day that youths had witnessed a man performing an indecent sexual act.
RCMP were told the youths were walking home from school near F.P. Walshe school when a man driving a blue car approached.
Bryshun appeared before a justice of the peace after being charged with indecent exposure to persons under the age of 16 and was released.
Bryshun then appeared Sept. 18 in Fort Macleod provincial court and the case was put over three weeks to allow him to seek legal advice.
Bryshun was arrested Sept. 30 in Kamloops, B.C. and charged with indecent exposure.
Those charges are related to a complaint a man had his pants down and was making lewd gestures near an elementary school.
One of the conditions of Bryshun’s release on the Fort Macleod charges was that he was not to leave Alberta.
Bryshun pleaded not guilty to that charge of indecent exposure and is awaiting trial in January.
Bryshun was remanded in custody by consent until his trial in Kamloops.
Judge Paul Pharo on Wednesday granted Hlady’s request to adjourn the Fort Macleod charges until Wednesday, Jan. 22.