Wednesday, July 17, 2024

Wanted man located in Perth, arrested for sexual assault and numerous other charges

OPP have located and arrested a wanted man they were looking for earlier this week.

Police explain in a June 14 media release that arrest warrant had been issued earlier for this individual on numerous outstanding offences.

“Officers from the ROPE Squad and Lanark OPP Detachment had been searching the area and successfully located the accused today in Perth,” police state.

Lucas Young, 34, of Drummond-North Elmsley Township, is charged with:

  • Sexual assault
  • Uttering threats to cause death or bodily harm
  • Uttering threats to cause damage to property
  • Unauthorized possession of a firearm
  • Possession of a prohibited device or ammunition
  • Careless use of a firearm
  • Failure to comply with a release order – two counts

Charges have not been proven in court.

The accused will remain in custody, pending bail hearing before the Ontario Court of Jus

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