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Police seek information related to second claim of being drugged

Ontario Provincial Police, Prince Edward Detachment Crime Unit investigated allegations on Oct. 18, 2018 that a female had been unknowingly drugged.

As a result of the ongoing investigation, search warrants were obtained and evidence was seized relating to the occurrence including computers and cellphones. A 64-year-old male residing in Ameliasburgh was arrested and charged with:

Criminal Code of Canada (CCC) section 246 (b) – overcome resistance by administering or attempting to administer a drug
CCC section 245(a) – administer noxious thing with intent – endanger life or cause bodily harm
Controlled Drugs and Substance Act (CDSA) – traffic in schedule IV substance

On Feb. 4, 2019 after a second victim came forward, police have charged the man with additional counts of sexual assault, overcoming resistance, administering a noxious thing with intent, criminal harassment, trafficking a controlled substance and possession of a controlled substance for the purpose of trafficking.

Police are still continuing with their investigation and are asking that anyone with information regarding this incident or if anyone had witnessed any unusual to contact the OPP Provincial Communications Center at 1-888-310-1122 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222- 8477(TIPS).

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