On July 18th, 2017 officers with the Patrol Services Division of the Sault Ste. Marie Police Service arrested a 33 year old male in relation to domestic violence investigation.
It is alleged that on July 17th, the accused engaged in a verbal argument with his girlfriend. The argument escalated and the accused choked the victim, punched her and struck her head off of the floor. The accused then threatened to kill the victim and kicked the victim’s cat before leaving the residence.
Police located the accused on July 18th and he was placed under arrest. The accused has been charged with;
2 counts of assault,
2 counts of uttering threats, and;
One count of cruelty to an animal
It was also found that the accused was wanted on an outstanding warrant for theft under $5,000, failure to appear in court and failure to appear for fingerprints. He was additionally charged with those offences and was held for bail cou