Lanark OPP lay charges in historical sexual assault

Posted on: November 7, 2019

The Lanark County Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) has laid several charges in relation to an historical sexual assault investigation.

Jeffrey PETERS, 42 years of age, of Perth, Ontario has been charged with two counts each of the following offences:

  • Sexual Assault s. 271 CC
  • Sexual Exploitation s.153(1)(a) CC
  • Sexual Exploitation s.153(1)(b) CC

The accused is scheduled to appear in the Ontario Court of Justice in Perth on December 16, 2019.

Victims of sexual assault are not alone. If you need support or know someone that does, there are local resources available to help. You can visit the Victim Services of Lanark County website at for assistance. If you are in an immediate crisis, dial 9-1-1.

Anyone who may have further information helpful to this investigation is asked to contact the Lanark County OPP at 1-888-310-1122 or if you wish to remain anonymous you can contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477(TIPS)

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