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Adrian Schmid: Ottawa Air Cadets captain charged with sex offences against children.

June 14, 2022

Adrian Schmid

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CBC News reported that Ottawa police had charged a man with sexual assault and sexual interference with a person under 16 in connection with the incidents that occurred between January 2020 and June 2022 at the man’s home.

47-year-old Schmid was charged Tuesday following an investigation into sexual assaults involving two kids under 16.

According to police, Adrian Schmid is facing nine charges, including sexual assault with a weapon and sexual interference.

Adrian Schmid, from Ottawa, was charged with

  • two counts of sexual interference
  • two counts of sexual assault
  • three counts of invitations to sexual touching
  • sexual assault with a weapon
  • making sexually explicit material accessible to a minor under the age of 16

According to police, Schmid served as a captain in the Cadet Organization Administration and Training Service (COATS), a part of the Canadian Armed Forces Reserves that works with Air Cadets in Ottawa.

Schmid is expected to appear in court on Wednesday. 

The sexual assault and child abuse unit can be contacted at 613-236-1222, extension 5944 or via email at

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