Wingham Scout Leader Facing More Child Sexual Assault Charges - Gained Access To Victims Via Employment at Wingham Hospital
Source: Area OPP
Date: Wed Nov 18 12:56:11 MST 2015
Five additional victims have been identified who were all between the ages of 10 and 21 when the offences took place. Officers determined that the accused gained access to the victims through his employment at the Wingham & District Hospital and through his volunteer work as a Scout Leader with the 1st Wingham Scout troop.
As a result of the further investigation, Martin CRETIER, 71 years of age from North Huron, is facing the following, additional charges:
Six counts of Indecent Assault, contrary to section 156 of the Criminal Code
One count of Indecent Assault, contrary to section 149 (1) of the Criminal Code
Eight counts of Gross Indecency, contrary to section 157 of the Criminal Code
Two counts of Sexual Assault, contrary to section 271 of the Criminal Code
One count of Sexual Assault, contrary to section 246.1 (1) of the Criminal Code
Two counts of Forcible Confinement, contrary to section 247(2) of the Criminal Code
One count of Sexual Exploitation, contrary to section 153 (1)(a) of the Criminal Code
He has since been released from custody with a court appearance scheduled for December 10, 2015 at the Ontario Court of Justice – Wingham.
Any person with information regarding this incident should immediately contact Huron County OPP at 1-888-310-1122 or (519) 524-8314.
Should you wish to remain anonymous, you may call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), where you may be eligible to receive a cash reward of up to $2,000.