The Rap Sheet

Newmarket Teen Charged With Sexual Assault


A 43-year-old Brampton man reports that several thousand dollars were stolen from his work van when he was parked outside a home on Leith Dr. in Bradford. The man said the money vanished from the front seat of his unlocked vehicle while he was unloading material at the home on April 17, 2018 around 9 a.m..  At 11:00 a.m. he discovered the cash was missing after he left the job site to deposit the cash at the bank.  South Simcoe Police Service officers canvassed the area for surveillance video.  As a result, a description of a suspect who appears to be male was obtained.  The suspect is described as having a heavy build, average height and white or light skinned.  The suspect was wearing a light grey hoodie with the hood up and drawn around the face, a black jacket, light grey track pants, black shoes and black gloves.  The person may have something tied across the face.  Anyone with information is asked to contact South Simcoe Police.   We advise against keeping any amount of cash in your vehicle, especially in plain sight.  Lock It Or Lose It means your unattended vehicle should be locked regardless of where you park.


An 18-year-old Newmarket, Ontario man has been charged with sexual assault following an investigation. In September of 2017 the accused attended Peterborough. During the visit the accused and the victim, a woman in her late teens, were at a Peterborough address where the victim was sexually assaulted. The accused and victim were in a previous domestic relationship. The incident was reported to police in April of 2018. On April 18, 2018 the accused attended the police station where, as a result of the investigation, he was arrested and charged with sexual assault. The accused was released from custody and is scheduled to appear in court on May 10, 2018. Due to the domestic history in this incident the name of the accused will not be released in order to protect the identity of the victim.


Around 4:30 Wednesday afternoon, members of the Almaguin Highlands Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police along with the North East Region Emergency Response Team (ERT), the OPP Canine Unit and Parry Sound Emergency Medical Services responded to an irate male yelling and screaming outside a residence on Broadway Street in South River, Ontario.  Police arrived and attempted to communicate with the male who had now entered the residence. The male’s behaviour was destructive and threatening towards police. As a result at approximately 8:15 p.m. ERT entered the residence and apprehended the male under the Mental Health Act without further incidence. The male was taken to hospital by EMS.