A retired male teacher faces a slew of sexual-related offences in connection with historic sexual offences involving school-aged male children.
Police say they learned of the allegations earlier this month. Following an investigation, police arrested Jim Lekavy, 67, of Chatham. He faces four counts of indecent assault, three counts of sexual assault and one of buggery, dating back to he early 1980.
Police released the man, pending a Sept. 27 court date.
Lekavy worked as an elementary school teacher for 39 years. He taught at Tilbury Area Public School, Romney Central Public School and Wheatley Public School.
Police say they are investigating to ensure there are no other victims. Anyone with information is urged to contact Const. Kate McArthur of the major crime unit at 519-380-6598 or via e-mail at email@example.com.