West Parry Sound OPP Lay Charges After Historical Sexual Assault Investigation


In February 2023, members of the West Parry OPP, assisted by the Crime Unit, began an investigation into a historical sexual assault incident which occurred in August of 2003, at the Ontario Deaf Camp in Seguin Township.

As a result of the investigation, Steve Burrows a 54-year-old person, from Toronto, was arrested and charged with the following:

  • Sexual Assault
  • Sexual Exploitation

The accused is scheduled to appear at the Ontario Court of Justice in Parry Sound at a later date.

Police are requesting anyone who may have additional information or believes that they were a victim of similar circumstance to contact OPP at 1-888-310-1122 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or submit information online at: www.ontariocrimestoppers.ca

Victims of sexual assault are not alone. If you need support or know someone that does, there are local resources here to help. You can visit the East & West Parry Sound Victim Services at: www.psvs.ca 24/7 Crisis Line: 705-938-1476 for assistance. A toll-free call can also be placed to 1-888-822-7792 where your information will remain anonymous and confidential. If you are in an immediate crisis, dial 9-1-1.


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