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Iron Bridge man charged with sexual offences against a minor

Saturday, March 08, 2014   by: SooToday.com Staff

NEWS RELEASE

ONTARIO PROVINCIAL POLICE

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On February 24, 2014, East Algoma Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Detachment received a complaint of sexual related allegations involving a person under 16 years of age. 

Officers with the East Algoma OPP Detachment and the East Algoma Crime Unit conducted an investigation and as a result have arrested and charged Guy West, 65, of Iron Bridge, ON with the following offences:

  • Sexual Interference with a person under 16 years of age  - Sec. 151(a) of the Criminal Code (CC); 
  • Sexual Assault on a person under 16 years of age  - Sec. 271 CC;
  • Unauthorized Possession of a Firearm  - Sec. 91(1) CC;
  • Careless  storage  of a firearm  - Sec. 86(1) CC; and with
  • Possession of a Schedule II Substance – Cannabis Marijuana -Sec. 4(1) of the Controlled Drug Substances Act (CDSA).

He is scheduled to appear at the Ontario Court of Justice in Blind River on May 1, 2014.

The investigation is continuing and if anyone has any further information about this incident they are asked to call police at 1-888-310-1122 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS).

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