OPP Police Press Releases Trent Hills

Allan KERR Arrested For Sexual Assault In the Early 1970’s

(MUNICIPALITY OF TRENT HILLS, ON) – The Northumberland Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Crime Unit has charged an individual in relation to a historical sexual offence.

The investigation began on February 2, 2024, after the victim reported the incident to police.

The incident is reported to have occurred between 1972 and 1975 while the victim was in the care of a group home and placed to live in the care of the accused. The victim was under 14-years-old at the time.

As a result of the investigation, on May 6, 2024, Allan KERR, 75-years-old, of the Municipality of Trent Hills, was arrested and charged with:

–      Sexual Intercourse with a female under 14 years of age.

The accused is due to appear before the Ontario Court of Justice at a future date.

Anyone who has any information about this, or a similar incident, is asked to call the Northumberland OPP at 1-888-310-1122. Should you wish to remain anonymous, you may call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

There is no statute of limitations on sexual offences and a report can be made to police at any time, regardless of how much time has passed. If you do not wish to make a report to police or need more time and support to make that decision, there are community partners available to help. Ontario 211 provides information on Ontario’s community, social and health related government services. Simply call 2-1-1 or visit for more information.  

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