Adult Male Charged with Sexual Assault of Youth


(MASSEY, ON) –  On June 29, 2018, members of the Manitoulin-Espanola Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Detachment received a report of a sexual assault of a young person. The accused individual is not a stranger to the family and the incidents have been occurring over a period of time.

As a result of a police investigation, Cecil NORONHA, age 66, from Sables-Spanish Rivers Township, Ontario has been charged with the following Criminal Code offences:

Sexual Assault on a Person Under Sixteen Years of Age, contrary to section 271;
Sexual Interference, contrary to section 151; and with
Uttering Threats – Cause Death or Bodily Harm, contrary to section 264.1(1)(a).

The accused is scheduled to appear before the Ontario Court of Justice in Espanola on September 17, 2018.

Any person with information about these incidents should immediately contact the Ontario Provincial Police at 1-888-310-1122 or their nearest police authority.


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