Area OPP Police Press Releases

18 Year Old Facing Sexual Assault Charges

(COUNTY OF WELLINGTON, ON) – In February, 2022, Wellington County Ontario Provincial Police Major Crime Unit (OPP) began an investigation into allegations of sexual assaults that occurred in Mapleton Township and the Town of Minto. The sexual assaults were reported to have been committed in 2021 by a young person against multiple young persons. The subject of the complaint was known to each victim.

As a result of the investigation, an 18-year-old from Drayton has been charged with four counts of Sexual Assault on a Person Under 16-years of age contrary to the Criminal Code. The accused is scheduled to appear in the Ontario court of justice – Guelph (youth court).