Friday March 8, 2019- Barrie, Ontario man charged with sexual assault following investigation

Calls for Service:

(March 7 at 8 a.m. to March 8 at 8 a.m.) 54

Sexual assault arrest:

A 36-year-old Barrie, Ontario man has been charged with sexual assault following an investigation.

On March 2, 2019 the accused and female victim, who know each other, were at a Peterborough residence. It was reported that while at the residence the victim was sexually assaulted. As a result of the investigation on March 7, 2019 the accused was arrested and charged.

Stuart James McConnell, 36, of Holgate Street, Barrie Ontario, is charged with sexual assault.

The accused was released from custody and is scheduled to appear in court on March 27, 2019.

Possession of weapon for dangerous purpose arrest:

A 45-year-old Peterborough man has been charged with possession of a weapon for a dangerous purpose following a Thursday night incident.
The accused is currently on conditions to abstain from communicating with the female victim and is also on conditions to remain away from the victim’s residence.

On March 7, 2019 police received a 9-1-1 call reporting that the accused had attended a residence where the victim was staying and had brandished a knife.

Officers attended and as a result of the investigation the accused was arrested and charged with the following:

  • Fail to comply with a probation order X3
  • Possession of a weapon for a dangerous purpose

The accused was held in custody and is scheduled to appear in court later today (March 8).

In order to protect the identity of the victim in this domestic based incident the name of the accused will not be released