Goderich Drug Bust

Altercation In Exeter Ends With Assault Charge - DESROSIERS

Source: Area OPP
Date: Tue Sep 3 02:49:37 MST 2019

(EXETER, ON) - On August 29, 2019 at approximately 11:50 p.m., members of Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) South Huron detachment responded to a disturbance at a restaurant at an address on Main Street North in Exeter.

Investigation revealed that a verbal altercation occurred between three patrons that escalated and turned physical. As a result, a 53-year-old male victim suffered serious injuries and was transported to a local hospital by ambulance. The victim was later transferred to a London hospital.

John Allen Paul DESROSIERS, 37-years-old, of Essex was arrested and charged with;

Aggravated Assault
Assault Causing Bodily Harm
Mischief Under $ 5,000


The accused was being held for a Bail Hearing in the Ontario Court of Justice, Goderich on August 30, 2019 to answer the charges.

Huron County OPP are asking anyone who may have witnessed anything related to this investigation and has not already spoken with police to call 1-888-310-1122.

Should you wish to remain anonymous, call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or submit a secure web-tip at http://hc-cs.ca/ where you may be eligible to receive a cash reward of up to $2,000.

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