Sex Assault, Impersonating Officer Arrest

By 52 Division,
Toronto Police Service
Published: 12:38 p.m. September 23, 2016

Investigators are concerned there may be more victims after a sexual assault where a man allegedly posed as a police officer.

A close up of a man
Jeffrey Dewey, 55, of Toronto, was charged with sexual assault and impersonating a peace officer

It is alleged that on Sunday, September 11, at 12:06 p.m., a 36-year-old woman was in the College Street/Spadina Avenue area when a man a man approached her and produced an object resembling a police badge. He then sexually assaulted the woman.

On Wednesday, September 21, 2016, Jeffrey Dewey, 55, of Toronto, was arrested. He is charged with sexual assault as well as impersonating a peace officer.

Dewey has two distinctive tattoos: a mermaid on his left bicep, and a large multi-coloured star with a human eye in the middle on his right forearm.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 416-808-5200, Crime Stoppers anonymously at 416-222-TIPS (8477), online at, or text TOR and your message to CRIMES (274637). Download the free Crime Stoppers Mobile App on iTunes, Google Play or Blackberry App World. 

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