Investigation of Threats By Youth Leads To Charges


On January 12, 2022, at approximately 1:04 p.m., members of the Superior East Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a threats occurrence involving two youth in Wawa.

As a result of the investigation, a 17-year-old, from Wawa, was arrested and charged with the following:

Uttering Threats – Cause death or Bodily Harm, contrary to section 264.1(1)(a) of the Criminal Code (CC) (Three Counts),
Assault a Peace Officer with a weapon, contrary to section 270.01(1)(a) of the CC,
Assault with intent to resist arrest, contrary to section 270(1)(b) of the CC (Two Counts), and Disarming a Peace Officer, contrary to section 270.1(1) of the CC.

The accused was released from custody and is scheduled to appear before the Ontario Court of Justice in February in Wawa.


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