Friday August 10, 2017 – Oshawa man facing sexual assault charges on person under 16 years of age following investigation

Calls for Service:
(Aug. 10 at 8 a.m. to Aug. 11 at 8 a.m.) 90

Sexual Assault/Sexual Interference Arrest:
A 34-year-old Oshawa man is facing charges including sexual assault on a person under 16 years of age and sexual interference following an incident earlier this summer.

In June of 2017 the victim, a female under 16 years of age, attended a Peterborough residence. While at the residence it was reported that the victim was sexually assaulted by a male whom she knows. The incident was reported to police in August 2017.

As a result of the investigation on August 10, 2017 the accused was arrested at a Peterborough residence.

Cory John James., 34, of Lakeview Park Avenue, Oshawa, is charged with the following:

  • Sexual assault on a person under 16 years of age
  • Sexual interference with a person under 16 years of age
  • Invitation to sexual touching under 16 years of age

The accused was held in custody and is scheduled to appear in court later today (Aug. 11).

Traffic Unit holds Road Safety Detail:
On Thursday August 10, 2017 members of the Peterborough Police Service’s Traffic Unit held a joint road safety project with its road safety partners from the Ministry of Transportation, the Ministry of Environment and the Ministry of Finance.

Through the detail a number of vehicles were inspected and Provincial Offence Notices were issued.

In total seven vehicles were taken out of service and removed from the roadway due to safety concerns.

Our Service holds approximately nine of these joint road safety details each year.