On October 25, 2017, shortly after 7:00 a.m., members from the East Algoma Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Detachment responded to a domestic disturbance at a residence on Nadon Street in Town of Blind River.
A female had woken from her sleep to find her ex-boyfriend in her residence. The male left the residence while the victim was calling police. Shortly after 9:00 a.m. police responded to another call at this residence where the ex-boyfriend kicked in the front door and left in a vehicle. While speaking to the victim the investigation determined the ex-boyfriend attended the victim’s residence on October 4, 2017 in an intoxicated state and began an argument with the victim. The male then threw her electronic device against a wall and causing damage to it. As a result an arrest warrant was issued.
On November 5, 2017, members from the East Algoma OPP and Mississauga First Nation Police Service received information that the ex-boyfriend was at a residence at the Mississauga First Nation Territory and was going to return to Blind River via taxi cab. Shortly after 2:00 a.m. police conducted a traffic stop of a taxi cab and located the ex-boyfriend in the vehicle where he was arrested.
As a result of the investigation, a 21 year old male from Blind River, Ontario was charged with:
Break, Enter a Dwelling House with Intent to Commit Indictable Offence, contrary to section 348(1)(a) of the Criminal Code (CC);
Mischief-Destroys of Damages Property (X2), contrary to section 430(1)(a) of the CC; and with
Fail to Comply with Recognizance (X3), contrary to section 145(3) of the CC.
The accused appeared before the Ontario Court of Justice in Sault Ste Marie on November 6, 2017.