(THESSALON, ON) – On March 30, 2020, shortly before 10:00 p.m., members from the East Algoma Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Detachment responded to a family dispute in the Town of Thessalon where an intoxicated youth was destroying the family home.
As a result of the investigation, the 17 year old youth from Thessalon, Ontario, was charged with:
Two Counts of Assault with a Weapon, contrary to section 267 of the Criminal Code (CC);
Three Counts of Theft Under $5000, contrary to section 334(b) of the CC;
Mischief-Renders Property Dangerous, Useless, Inoperative or Ineffective, contrary to section 430(1) of the CC;
Uttering Threats-Cause Death or Bodily Harm, contrary to section 264.1(1)(a) of the CC;
Fail to Comply with Conditions of Undertaking Given by Officer in Charge, contrary to section 145(5.1) of the CC.
The accused was held in custody for a bail hearing and is scheduled to re-appear before the Ontario Court of Justice in Blind River on Thursday June 4, 2020.