Area OPP Police Press Releases

More Sexual Assault Victims Come Forward – Jeffrey YOUNG Charged

(LAKESHORE, ON) – On Wednesday November 10, 2021, the Essex County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Major Crime Unit continued their investigation into reports of sexual assault after four more victims have come forward.

Further investigation has resulted in additional charges against Jeffrey YOUNG 59-year-old from Lakeshore, ON.

The additional charges under the Criminal Code are: 

·        Sexual Assault (6 counts)

On October 21, 2021 members of the Essex County OPP Major Crime Unit investigated a report of sexual assault and as a result the accused was charged with Sexual Assault (3 counts) and Mischief under $5000 (1 count).

The investigation has determined the accused practiced at local massage businesses.

The accused will appear in the Ontario Court of Justice – Windsor on November 26, 2021.

Victims of sexual assault are not alone. If you need support or know someone that does, there are local resources available to help. A toll free call can be placed to the Assaulted Women’s Helpline at 1-866-863-0511 or Male Survivors of Sexual Assault at 1-866-887-0015 where your information will remain anonymous and confidential.

If you are in an immediate crisis, dial 9-1-1.