Accused Arrested

(NIPISSING FIRST NATION, ON) – On July 10, 2019, at approximately 1:00 p.m., members of the North Bay Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), the North Bay OPP Crime Unit, an OPP Critical Incident Commander (CIC), the OPP Tactics and Rescue Unit (TRU), an OPP Crisis Negotiator, the North East Region OPP Canine Unit and the North East Region Emergency Response Team (ERT), attended Little Lakes Road on Nipissing First Nation, Ontario to execute a search warrant.

As a result of the investigation, a 49-year-old male from Nipissing First Nation, Ontario has been charged with sexual assault, contrary to section 271 of the Criminal Code (CC).

The accused has been remanded into custody pending bail.

The OPP will not be releasing the name in order to protect the identity of the victim.