UPDATE - Male Charged in Historical Sexual Assault Investigation in Whitby
An additional seven charges have been laid against James CHATTERPAUL after four new victims came forward.
In January 2023 members of Central West Criminal Investigation Bureau commenced an investigation into James CHATTERPAUL, the owner of Chatterpaul’s restaurant located at 3500 Brock Street North in Whitby. A victim had come forward with allegations of a sexual nature, that CHATTERPAUL had touched the victim inappropriately in the workplace. CHATTERPAUL was charged with Sexual Assault.
An additional four victims have come forward with allegations of a sexual nature against CHATTERPAUL, dating between 2005 to 2019. CHATTERPAUL often goes by the name “Chef Chad” or “Chad”, and was previously employed at an Oshawa restaurant.
James CHATTERPAUL, age 55, of Whitby is charged with Sexual Assault x7. He was released on an Undertaking.
Investigators want to ensure there are no further victims.
Anyone with new information that could help investigators is asked to contact D/Cst. Fitzgerald of the Central West Criminal Investigation Bureau at 905-579-1520 x 1877.
Anonymous information can be sent to Durham Regional Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or online at www.durhamregionalcrimestoppers.ca and tipsters may be eligible for a $2,000 cash reward.
ORIGINAL RELEASE SENT ON FEBRUARY 28 2023
Male Charged in Historical Sexual Assault Investigation in Whitby