Former Owen Sound teacher facing charges
Police in Owen Sound have charged a former teacher with historic offences related to a then-student.
The Criminal Investigation Branch arrested 59-year-old Gene Cassidy of Owen Sound on Thursday.
Police say he is facing charges of sexual assault, sexual interference, sexual exploitation and being unlawfully in a dwelling.
Cassidy is a retired teacher who worked at the Owen Sound Collegiate and Vocational Institute.
According to investigators, the charges stem from historic interactions with a former student of the school while he was employed there.
He was being held pending a bail hearing on Thursday.