Police arrest taxi driver for sexual assault.

Crime 100By Staff

October 31st, 2018



On October 25th 2018 members of the Child Abuse and Sexual Assault Unit concluded their investigation with the identification of the male party responsible for committing the sexual assault.

HRPS crestDonald Williams, 75 years of age and lived in Burlington, was arrested and charged with one count of sexual assault. He was released from custody with a November court date.

It should be noted that the accused is employed by Burlington Taxi, and met the victim while driving for the company.

If you have additional information regarding this incident, you are asked to contact the Child Abuse and Sexual Assault Unit; Detective Sergeant Chris Newcombe at 905-465-8965 or Detective Constable Mark Werner at 905-465-8947.

Tips can also be submitted to Crime Stoppers “See Something? Hear Something? Know Something?” Contact “Crime Stoppers” at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or through the web at www.haltoncrimestoppers.ca

In an earlier media release the Halton Regional Police Service reported they were investigating a sexual assault that occurred on Claridge Road, in the City of Burlington. On July 27th 2018 at approximately 7:00 PM, the male suspect attended the adult female victim’s apartment complex and made contact with her. The two parties had spoken on one occasion prior to the incident, so the male was invited into the victim’s residence, at which point she was sexually assaulted.

The male initially introduced himself as “Bernie”, and then stated that his name was actually “Martin”. He stated that that he lived in the area.

The police were successful in finding the suspect and charges were laid.

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