East Algoma OPP Thessalon Report

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NEIGHBOUR DISPUTE RESULTS IN PROHIBITED DRIVE CHARGE

On May 15, 2021, shortly after 9:00 a.m., members from the East Algoma Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a neighbour dispute on Plummer Road in Plummer Additional Township.

Investigation determined a neighbour was operating a tractor and had attended the complainant’s property several times on this date. While police were on the property they observed the tractor being operated by a person known to them as being prohibited from driving.

As a result of the investigation, Vladimir WYNNCHUK, 47 years-of-age from Plummer Additional Township was charged with: Operation While Prohibited Under the Criminal Code, contrary to section 320.18(1)(a) of the Criminal Code.

The accused is scheduled to appear before the Ontario Court of Justice in Blind River on July 8, 2021.

 

OPP LAYS SPOUSAL ASSAULT AND OTHER CHARGES

On May 17, 2021, shortly after 9:00 a.m., members from the East Algoma Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a domestic dispute in the community of Thessalon First Nation.

Investigation determined a spouse was physically assaulted and personal belongings thrown out of the residence. A query revealed the accused was in breach of conditions.

As a result, a 30 year-old from Sault Ste Marie, was charged with:

Assault-Spousal, contrary to section 266 of the Criminal Code (CC)
Mischief-Domestic, contrary to section 430(4) of the CC (two counts)
Uttering Threats-Cause Death or Bodily Harm, contrary to section 264.1(1)(a) of the CC
Failure to Comply with Release Order-other than to attend court, contrary to section 145(5)(a) of the CC.

The accused is scheduled to appear before the Ontario Court of Justice in Blind River on July 8, 2021.