(GODERICH, ON) - Huron County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) has laid numerous criminal charges against a Goderich resident as a result of a sexual assault investigation that commenced this past weekend.
On Saturday, May 23, 2020 at approximately 12:44 a.m. Huron OPP members responded to a Gibbons Street residence to assist a victim that had dialed 9-1-1.
Ultimately the accused was arrested and taken into custody. A comprehensive investigation has resulted in numerous charges being laid against the accused.
A 30-year-old Goderich resident has been charged with the following offences:
Sexual Assault - Five counts
Sexual Assault with a Weapon
Overcome Resistance by Administering a Drug - 11 counts
The accused has been released from custody and is scheduled to appear at the Ontario Court of Justice in Goderich at a later date to answer to the charges.
Victims of sexual assault are not alone. If you or someone you know is in need of support, there are local resources available to help. One such resource is Victim Services of Huron County they can be reached at (519) 600-4108.
If you are in an immediate need of police assistance, dial 9-1-1.