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Update - Ongoing Sexual Assault Investigation

Web posted on December 18, 2013

On October 27, 2013, William Michael SMITH, 53 years of Guelph was arrested and charged with sexual related offences. The charges involve multiple victims of various ages and are historical in nature.

The investigation is continuing and further victims have come forward to the Guelph Police. As a result, the accused now faces 11 additional charges. In total the accused is charged with 48 Criminal charges.

The charges are:

Sexual Assault (x15) Sec 271 CCC
Sexual Interference (x16) Sec 151 CCC
Invitation to Sexual Touching (x3) Sec 152 CCC
Mischief (x4) Sec 430(1) (d) CCC
Making Child Pornography (x5) Sec 163.1(2) CCC
Possessing Child Pornography(x5) Sec 163.1(4) CCC

All of the alleged victims were known to the accused. Smith remains in custody and will next appear in court on December 24, 2013.

Police would like to speak with anyone who has had contact with William Michael SMITH, or has information which may assist the Guelph Police with their ongoing investigation. Please contact Detective Constable Josh Fraser at 519-824-1212 ext. 7228.

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