Sault Ste. Marie OPP Lays Spousal Assault Charge


(CASSON TOWNSHIP, ON) – On June 12, 2021, shortly after 3:00 p.m., members from the Sault Ste Marie Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a domestic disturbance that had occurred the evening of June 11, 2021 at a seasonal residence on Wakomata Lake (off of Highway 129 north of Thessalon) in Casson Township.

Investigation determined a couple had gone camping and an argument ensued that escalated to a one of the parties being physical assaulted.

As a result, a 57 year-old from Laird Township was arrested at approximately 4:00 p.m. on June 12, 2021 and charged with: Assault-Spousal, contrary to section 266 of the Criminal Code.

The accused is scheduled to appear before the Ontario Court of Justice in Sault Ste Marie on July 4, 2021.