Two charged for sexual offences and drugs in St. Catharines
Police have arrested a 23 year old man for allegedly forcing two young girls into having sex with him and other men, in hotel rooms around Niagara.
The investigation started in early November when the two girls, both under the age of 16, made the allegations.
According to the girls the accused also started showing up at their school and other known locations as a form of intimidation.
Police arrested Ahmad Bille after they stopped his car in St. Catharines in the area of Linwell Road and Niagara Street today (Friday Nov. 30).
At the same time they arrested 23 year old passenger Ahmed Mohamed for possession of cocaine and cash.
Both were charged with one count of possession for the purpose of trafficking.
Mohamed was released from custody and will return to court in January, 2013.
Bille was also charged with nine counts of sexual assault, nine counts of sexual interference, two counts of Invitation to sexual touching and two counts of extortion.
He is being held in custody pending a bail hearing in St. Catharines.
Anyone with information about this child abuse case is urged to contact Niagara Regional Police or call Crime Stoppers.