On Saturday September 17, 2016 at approximately 10:30 pm members of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Superior East Wawa Detachment responded to a local residence regarding a family dispute. Preliminary investigation revealed that a dispute had ensued regarding a previously unreported incident. Victim and witnesses were interviewed.
As a result a 38 years old Wawa man was arrested and charged with the following offences;
- Adult Sexual Interference with a person under 16 years of age contrary to section 151 of the Criminal Code of Canada,
- Adult Sexual Assault contrary to section 271 of the CCC,
- Two counts of Adult Assault contrary to section 266 of the CCC,
- Adult Fail to Comply with Probation Order contrary to section 733.1(1) of the CCC.
The accused was held into custody for bail hearing.