On September 7, 2016 shortly after 6:30 a.m., members of the East Algoma Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to an assault that had just occurred at a residence on Hillside Drive North in the City of Elliot Lake.
An investigation revealed that the complainant’s ex-husband attended her residence. The male had kicked in her front door and physically assaulted her. Police located the male walking a short time later and arrested him.
A 47-year-old male from Elliot Lake, Ontario, was charged with:
- Assault-Spousal, contrary to section 266 of the Criminal Code (CC); and
- Mischief Under $5000, contrary to section 430(4) of the CC.
The accused appeared before the Ontario Court of Justice in Sault Ste. Marie on September 8, 2016.