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M’Chigeeng Man Charged with 12 Counts of Sexual Assault

UCCM Anishnaabe Police Service

5926 Highway #540, Box #332, M’Chigeeng, Ontario POP 1GO Phone: (705) 377-7135

Fax: (705) 377-5583






Media Release



Release Date: October 3, 2016


** M’Chigeeng man charged with 12 counts of sexual assault **


(M’Chigeeng, Ontario) – On October 212014,the UCCM Anishnaabe Police Service commenced an investigation into the alleged Sexual Assaults that occurred over a period of 5 years on the M’Chigeeng First Nation.

As a result of their investigation,Frederick MIGWANS, 52 years old, of M’Chigeeng First Nation,Ontario, is charged with the 12 counts of Sexual Assault contrary to section 271of the Criminal Code of Canada.

The accused was released on a recognizance of bail with conditions on September 30, 2016 with a court date set for October 18, 2016 at Gore Bay Provincial Court.

Victims of sexual abuse are not alone.If you have been sexually abused or know of someone that is, there are local resources here to help.You can visit the Victim Services web site at

Police are seeking the public’s assistance and asking anyone with information about this crime or any other crimes to call the UCCM Police at 1-888-377-7135, or if you wish to remain anonymous call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477


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