Hawk Junction man charged for sex crimes from the 1980’s


In October 2015, the Superior East Wawa Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) began an investigation into allegations of sexual assault that had occurred during the early 1980s. The assaults were reported to have taken place in the Wawa area.

As a result of this investigation, police arrested and charged Roger Melvin HARRISON (75) of Hawk Junction, Ontario with Indecent Assault on Female contrary to section 149 of the Criminal Code of Canada. He was release and is to Appear at the Ontario Court of Justice in Wawa Ontario on February 8, 2016.

The investigation is ongoing and police are asking if anyone has any information to call the OPP at 1-888-310-1122 or Crime Stoppers at 705-268-8477 or 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS); or submit an e-tip at www.tipsubmit.com