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Local Teacher Charged With Sex Related Offences


Broadcast time: 11:05 AM

Date: September 23, 2020

The Sarnia Police Service has arrested and charged a local Sarnia male teacher for sexual offences involving a high school age female student.

The allegations were reported this summer and following an investigation by members of the Sarnia Police Service Criminal Investigation Branch the suspect was arrested.

The accused in this matter, Tyler Shaw, 36 years of age, of Sarnia, has been charged with sexual assault and sexual exploitation. He has been released with conditions pending a future court date.

Tyler Shaw has been employed with the Lambton Kent District School Board at Great Lakes Secondary School and prior to that was teaching at Sarnia Collegiate Institute and Technical School (SCITS).

Investigators wish to ensure that there have been no other victims. Anyone with information is urged to contact Detective Brian Halfpenny at 519-344-8861, extension 6213.


Constable Giovanni Sottosanti

Media Officer

Tel: 519-344-8861 Ext 6168

Email: 168@police.sarnia.on.ca