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FEMALE ASSAULTED BY HER HUSBAND

(ELLIOT LAKE, ON) – On February 28, 2017, shortly after 8:07 a.m., members of the East Algoma Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a domestic disturbance at a residence on Albert Street in the City of Elliot Lake.

Police learned that a married couple began to argue when the husband became aggressive towards his wife and threw a household item at her. Since last summer the husband had physically assaulted her on two separate occasions.

As a result, a 65 year old male, from Elliot Lake Ontario, was charged with:

  • Assault with a Weapon-Spousal, contrary to section 267(a) of the Criminal Code (CC); and
  • Assault-Spousal, contrary to section 266 of the CC.

The accused is scheduled to appear before the Ontario Court of Justice in Elliot Lake on May 2, 2017.

 

DRIVER CHARGED WITH PROVINCIAL OFFENCES

(BLIND RIVER, ON) – On February 25, 2017, shortly after 4:00 p.m., members of the East Algoma Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were on regular patrol duties in the Town of Blind River. Police observed a westbound pick-up with an expired validation sticker. A traffic stop was initiated. The driver also produced an expired insurance card.

As a result, Raymond BERRY, 66 years of age from Blind River, Ontario, was issued two provincial offence notices and charged with:

Drive Motor Vehicle – No Currently Validated Permit, contrary to section 7(1)(a) of the Highway Traffic Act; and

Fail to Have Insurance Card, contrary to section 3(1) of the Compulsory Automobile Insurance Act.

 

MALE CHARGED FOR HARASSING RESTAURANT OWNER

(ELLIOT LAKE, ON) – On February 25, 2017, shortly after 10:00 a.m., members of the East Algoma Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a threat complaint at a local restaurant on Brunswick Walk in the City of Elliot Lake.

Police learned that a male had threatened to harm the restaurant owner and would initiate confrontations when outside of his restaurant.

As a result, David NIELSON, 52 years of age, from Elliot Lake, Ontario, was charged with:

  • Criminal Harassment-Repeatedly Communicate, contrary to section 264(2)(b) of the Criminal Code (CC); and
  • Uttering Threats – Cause Death or Bodily Harm, contrary to section 264.1(1)(a) of the CC.

The accused is schedule to appear before the Ontario Court of Justice in Elliot Lake on April 4, 2017.

 

DOMESTIC – MALE CHARGED WITH FAIL TO COMPLY

(ELLIOT LAKE, ON) – On February 25, 2017, shortly after 4:30 p.m., members of the East Algoma Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) received information that a male had breached his conditions in the City of Elliot Lake.

Police learned, a male was on conditions not to communicate with his ex-wife and he had just placed a telephone call to her. Police located the ex-husband at an apartment building on Beckett Boulevard. The ex-husband had a strong odor of alcohol on his breath when he was arrested.

As a result, a 52 year old male, from Elliot Lake, Ontario, was charged with:

  • Fail to Comply with Conditions of an Undertaking Given by an Officer in Charge (X2), contrary to section 145(5.1) of the Criminal Code.

The accused appeared before the Ontario Court of Justice in Elliot Lake, on February 28, 2017.
SUSPENDED DRIVER CHARGED

(MISSISSAUGA FIRST NATION, ON)- On February 23, 2017, members of the East Algoma Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were on regular patrol duties on Highway 17, Mississauga First Nation.

Shortly after 12:00 p.m. police observed a westbound vehicle travelling at a high rate of speed on Highway 17. A traffic stop was initiated. The driver could not produce a driver’s licence. A query was made and the driver was found to be suspended.

As a result, Omar SHAHEEN, 32 years of age, from Toronto, Ontario, was charged with:

  • Driving While Under Suspension, contrary to section 53(1) of the Highway Traffic Act.

The accused is scheduled to appear before the Ontario Court of Justice in Blind River on May 17, 2017.

 

 

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