Area OPP Police Press Releases

Sexual Assault – 65 Year Old From North Perth Charged

(TOWNSHIP OF WELLINGTON NORTH, ON) – On December 18, 2020, the Wellington County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) received a report of a sexual assault that occurred on December 17, 2020 at an address in the Township of Wellington North.

On December 21, 2020, William Russell GILL, 65-years-old, of North Perth was charged with Sexual Assault contrary to the Criminal Code.

The accused is scheduled to appear in the Ontario Court of Justice – Guelph on January 26, 2021 to answer to the charge.

Any person with information regarding this incident is asked to contact the Wellington County OPP at 1-888-310-1122. Should you wish to remain anonymous, you may call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or submit a tip on-line at You may be eligible for a reward from Crime Stoppers of up to $2,000.

Victims of sexual assault are not alone. If you or someone you know is in need of support, there are local resources available to help. One such resource is Victim Services of Wellington County and they can be reached at 519-824-1212.

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