OPP charge male with sexual assault

BLIND RIVER – On March 11, 2015, the Blind River Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Detachment commenced an investigation into alleged sexual assaults that occurred between January 1, 2012 and December 31, 2012 in the town of Spanish, Ontario.

As a result of their investigation, Jean R. GRENIER, 70 years old, of Cobourg, Ontario (formally of Spanish, Ontario) is charged with the following offences:

  • Sexual assault contrary to section 271 of the Criminal Code (3 counts) and
  • Sexual interference contrary to section 151 of the Criminal Code (3 counts)

The accused is scheduled to appear at the Ontario Court of Justice in Blind River on June 4, 2015.

Police are seeking the public’s assistance and asking anyone with information about this crime or any crime to call the OPP at 1-888-310-1122, or if you wish to remain anonymous call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS).

Victims of sexual abuse are not alone. If you have been abused sexually or know someone that is, there are local resources here to help. You can visit the Algoma Victim Services web site at www.victimservicesalgoma.ca.  A toll free call can also be placed to the Assaulted Women’s Helpline at 1-866-863-0511 where your information will remain anonymous and confidential.