On July 7th, 2016 the Sault Ste. Marie Police Criminal Investigations Division entered into an investigation of a historical sexual assault.
This investigation involved incidents that had occurred between 1977 and 1978 at which time three female victims aged between 5 -7 years old were assaulted by a person known to them.
On July 19th, 2016, 69 year old Wayne Grexton of Plummer Township was arrested and charged with the following offence:
Three counts of Indecent assault on a female, section 149(1) C.C
Charges laid in matters that are dated or historical are those that relate to the laws of the day. In this case these charges relate to the Criminal Code of Canada 1978.