* UPDATE * NAPS CRIME UNIT EXECUTES ARREST WARRANT IN CALGARY, AB Print

Date of Release: January 22, 2016

(Sioux Lookout, ON) On January 21, 2016, the Nishnawbe-Aski Police Service North West Region Crime Unit laid additional charges of sexual assault and sexual interference against Casey MACDONALD of Calgary, Alberta.

MACDONALD will next appear in court on March 11, 2016, in Kenora, Ontario.

On October 9, 2015, the Nishnawbe-Aski Police Service North West Region Crime Unit was assisted by the Calgary Police Service Integrated Fugitive Apprehension Unit in the execution of a Canada Wide warrant resulting in the arrest of 51 year-old Casey Ignatious MACDONALD for sexual-related offences against male youths between 2010 and 2012 in the northern First Nation communities of Kasabonika Lake First Nation and Sandy Lake First Nation. The charges include Sexual Interference with a Person under the age of 16 years, Sexual Assault, Forcible Confinement, and Sexual Exploitation.

MACDONALD is also known to have been employed in northern First Nation communities in the province of Manitoba; Oxford House First Nation, God’s River First Nation, Pukatawagan First Nation, and Fond Du Lac First Nation. MACDONALD remained in custody in Kenora, Ontario until he was released on January 8, 2016 on bail and must reside in Calgary, Alberta.

Anyone with any further information may contact Detective Constable Jason GATTO of the Nishnawbe-Aski Police Service North West Region Crime Unit at 807-737-4045 (toll-free 1-888-396-6277) Ext. 238 or at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

For further information, please contact:

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Sgt. Jackie George

Media Relations- Phone 807-346-6593

Nishnawbe –Aski Police Headquarters

Thunder Bay, Ontario