SUDBURY -- Sault Ste. Marie police arrested a local man Thursday afternoon at his home.
It’s alleged on multiple occasions in July 2019, the accused used an online application to contact an underage girl for a sexual purpose.
Officers executed a search warrant on the accused’s residence just before noon on October 30. During a subsequent search, officers seized his electronic devices and located a handheld crossbow, which is a prohibited weapon.
The 38-year-old is charged with:
- one count of luring,
- one count of sexual interference,
- one count of invitation to sexual touching and
- one count of possession of a prohibited weapon
He was held in custody pending a bail hearing.
The charges have not yet been proven in court.