Man Flees, Gets Arrested


On January 17, 2018, at approximately 2:34 a.m., officers from the Manitoulin-Espanola Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), with the assistance of the United Chiefs and Council of Manitoulin (UCCM) Anishnaabe Police Service were called to a male threatening the occupants of a residence in Little Current, Ontario.

Upon police arrival, the male fled the residence. The OPP’s Northeast Region Emergency Response Team (ERT) and Canine Unit assisted with the investigation.  The male was later located   and arrested without incident.
As a result, a 28 year old male from Little Current, Ontario has been charged with:

Possession of a Weapon Dangerous to the Public Peace, contrary to section 88 of the Criminal Code (CC),
Uttering threats to Cause Bodily Harm, contrary to section 264.1(1)(a) of the CC.

The accused is scheduled to appear before the Ontario Court of Justice Bail Court in Gore Bay, Ontario on January 19, 2018.


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