OPP Lays Charges in Historical Sexual Assault

On July 29, 2020, shortly after 7:30 p.m., members from the East Algoma Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a disturbance in the Town of Blind River. It was reported that a person was intoxicated yelling and using profanity.

During the course of the investigation into the disturbance, it was disclosed to police that a sexual assault had occurred some 30 years ago.

As a result of the investigation, a 55 year old, from Blind River, was charged with:

The accused is scheduled to appear before the Ontario Court of Justice in Blind River on October 1, 2020.