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Theft of Motor Vehicle – Two Females Charged

On Monday January 11, 2016 at 3:41 a.m., members of the East Algoma Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a theft of a vehicle from a gas station in Mississauga First Nation.

A limousine service picked up two females from a local motel in Sault Ste. Marie with a destination of Massey, Ontario. During a stop at the gas station the two females took the opportunity to steal the vehicle.

OPP observed the vehicle in Espanola and a traffic stop was initiated.

As a result of the investigation an 18 year old female from Scarborough, Ontario, was charged with:

  • Theft over $5000 of a Motor Vehicle, contrary to section 334(a) of the Criminal Code;
  • Theft under $5000 from a Motor Vehicle,  contrary to section 334(b) of the Criminal Code; and with
  • Fail to comply with Sentence, contrary to section 137 of the Youth Criminal Justice Act.

Taylar BOSWELL, 20 years old, from Amherstburg, Ontario, was charged with:

  • Theft over $5000 of a Motor Vehicle, contrary to section 334(a) of the Criminal Code; and with
  • Mischief Under $5000, contrary to section 334(a) of the Criminal Code.

Both accused are scheduled to appear before the Ontario Court of Justice in Blind River, on March 3, 2016.

Female Arrested for Domestic Assault

On January 8, 2016 at 7:54 p.m., members of the East Algoma Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a domestic disturbance at a residence in Blind River.

Investigation revealed that a physical altercation ensued between a female and a male.    As a result, a 29 year female was arrested and charged with:  Assault – Spousal, contrary to section 266 of the Criminal Code (CC).

The accused is schedule to appear before the Ontario Court of Justice in Blind River on March 9, 2016.

Victims in abused relationships are not alone. If you are in an abusive relationship or know someone that is, there are local resources here to help. You can visit the Victim Services of Algoma web site at:  www.victimservicesalgoma.ca

Driver Charged with Drive-No Insurance

On January 8, 2016, members from the East Algoma Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were on regular patrol duties on Causley Street in the town of Blind River.

At 1:25 p.m., a vehicle travelling westbound on Highway 17 was observed by police and a traffic stop was initiated.  As a result of the stop, it was determined there was no insurance on the vehicle.

Kirk GUNTHER, 37 years of age, from Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario, was charged with: Owner Operate Motor Vehicle on a Highway – No Insurance, contrary to section 2(1)(b) of the Compulsory Automobile Insurance Act.

The accused is schedule to appear before the Ontario Court of Justice in Blind River, on April 6, 2016.

Charged Suspended Driver

On January 8, 2016, members from the East Algoma Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were on regular patrol duties on Causley Street in the town of Blind River.

At 1:59 a.m., a vehicle travelling westbound on Causley Street was observed by police and a traffic stop was initiated.  As a result of the stop, it was determined that the driver was under suspension.

Rostyslav FEDYNA, 22 years of age, from Grafton, Ontario was charged with: Driving While Under Suspension, contrary to section 53(1) of the Highway Traffic Act.

The accused is schedule to appear before the Ontario Court of Justice in Blind River, on May 25, 2016.