UNWANTED TEXT MESSAGES RESULTS IN A CHARGE
On May 14, 2021, shortly after 12:45 p.m., members from the East Algoma Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a complaint of harassment where numerous unwanted text messages were received by an ex-spouse in the Town of Blind River.
As a result of the investigation, a 35 year-old from Blind River, was arrested on May 15, 2021 and charged with: Harassing Communications, contrary to section 372(3) of the Criminal Code.
The accused is scheduled to appear before the Ontario Court of Justice in Blind River on August 5, 2021.
OPP RESPOND TO 911 CALL ON AN ISLAND NEAR SPRAGUE HARBOUR
On May 14, 2021, shortly after 3:30 p.m., members from the East Algoma Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), the OPP Marine Unit and a member from the Mississauga First Nation Police Service responded to a 911 call on an island south of the North Channel Yacht Club in the Township of the North Shore.
At approximately 11:00 a.m., two couples were in a small boat that struck an object causing it to stop. One of the occupants became irate and physically assaulted the spouse and spat on the two other occupants in the boat.
Police located the occupants on the island and transported them back to the main land.
As a result, a 45 year-old from the Township of the North Shore was charged with:
Assault-Spousal, contrary to section 266 of the Criminal Code (CC)
Assault, contrary to section 266 of the CC (two counts)
The accused is scheduled to appear before the Ontario Court of Justice in Blind River on July 8, 2021