Sarnia's Fire Chief since 2005 is facing 28 charges related to alleged sexual assault.
Patrick Martin Cayen, 54, was arrested Wednesday around the noon hour and was held in custody overnight. He has been released but will next appear in court on Dec. 18.
There is a publication ban concerning the charges, including the time frame, location of the alleged offences and identity of the victims.
Sarnia Police say there are two victims in the matter and the investigation is ongoing.
Anyone with information is asked to contact Sgt. Scott MacLean at (519) 344-8861, ext. 6077