submitted by Grenville County OPP
Domestic Dispute Investigation
A Prescott resident is facing domestic-related Criminal Code (CC) charges after an incident on the afternoon of February 7, 2023. Officers from the Grenville County Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to assist Leeds and Grenville Paramedic services with an injured person after an altercation at a residence.
The 15-year-old female victim was taken to a nearby hospital with minor injuries. As a result of this incident, an 18-year-old male has been arrested and charged with the following Criminal Code offence:
- Assault with a weapon – CC 267(a)
The accused was released and is scheduled to appear at the Brockville Ontario Court of Justice at a late date.
If you or someone you know is living in, or involved in an abusive relationship, help is available. Contact Assaulted Women’s Helpline on 1-866-863-0511 for support and advice, or the safety of a shelter at Interval House on 1-800-267-4409. The Assault Response & Care Centre is also available for information and support at 1-800-567-7415. Victim Services of Grenville County is also available to provide emotional and practical assistance to people who have experienced domestic violence. They can be reached at 343-264-2676. In emergencies call 9-1-1.
Dispute results in charges
A Grenville County officer of the OPP has laid a charge after police were called to a dispute in the Township of Edwardsburgh-Cardinal.
On February 8, at approximately 7 pm, Grenville County OPP attended a residence on Riddell Road in response to a dispute. One person was intoxicated and was arrested to prevent further breach of the peace. During the arrest, the person became combative with officers. A 31 year old from Edwardsburgh-Cardinal was charged under the Criminal Code with
- Assault police officer – 271(a)
The accused was released and is scheduled to appear at the Brockville Ontario Court of Justice at a later date.
Driver charged with Impaired
On February 9, at around 3 am, officers from Grenville County OPP responded to a traffic complaint regarding a vehicle travelling at a high rate of speed south on Highway 416 in Edwardsburgh-Cardinal Township. After a brief investigation the driver was arrested.
A 22 year old from Brockville, was charged under the Criminal Code (CC) with:
- Operation while impaired – alcohol and drugs – CC 320.14(1)(a)
- Operation while impaired – blood alcohol concentration (80 plus) – CCs.320.14(1)(b)
The driver was released and is scheduled to appear at the Brockville Ontario Court of Justice at a later date.
If you have any information on the above investigations or any other, please contact Grenville OPP on 1-888-310-1122 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-(TIPS) 8477 or submit your tip on-line at www.ontariocrimestoppers.ca. Crime Stoppers does not want your name, you don’t go to court, and you could earn cash reward.