OPP Bulletins at April 16 2024

Multiple criminal charges for South Algonquin resident follow domestic investigation

On April 10, 2024, Bancroft OPP received a report of domestic threats that occurred at a residence in South Algonquin Township. Investigation revealed a that several offences had occurred.

The Bancroft Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) assisted by the Bancroft Crime Unit, East Region Community Street Crime Unit (CSCU), OPP Emergency Response Team (ERT) have arrested and charged one individual from South Algonquin Township in relation to a domestic call for service.

A 43-year-old male of South Algonquin Township has been arrested and charged with the following criminal offences:

  • Intimidation – use or threatens use of violence
  • Uttering Threats
  • Domestic Mischief – three counts
  • Forcible Confinement
  • Possession of Weapon for Dangerous Purpose
  • Intimidation – hides tools or property, deprives or hinders use
  • Unauthorized Possession of a Firearm
  • Breach of Firearms Regulation-Store firearm or restricted weapon – seven counts

The accused was held pending a bail court hearing at the Ontario Court of Justice in Belleville and remains in custody. The name of the accused has been withheld to protect the identity of the victim.

Victims are not alone. If you need support or know someone that does, there are local resources here to help, including Maggie’s Resource Centre of North Hastings – 613-332-3010. You can visit the Victim Services of Hastings, Prince Edward and Lennox & Addington for assistance. A toll-free call can also be placed to 1-866-680-9972 where your information will remain anonymous and confidential. If you are in an immediate crisis, dial 911.

Devenish,J.,OPP Bancroft Detachment(2024,Apr.16) OPP LAY CHARGES IN DOMESTIC INVESTIGATION [media release]


Two vehicle collision results in Careless Driving charge

A careless driving charge has been laid in a recent collision.

On April 12, 2024, just after 3:00 p.m., Killaloe OPP members responded to a two-vehicle collision involving a passenger car and a pickup truck on 60 Highway and Bulger Road, in Township of North Algona Wilberforce.

The driver of the passenger car struck the rear of the pickup truck causing damages. As a result of the investigation, the 35 -year-old driver of the passenger car from Renfrew was charged with careless driving, contrary to the Highway Traffic Act. A Provincial Offences Act notice was issued.

No tow was required, and no injuries were reported.

Yarmel,C.,OPP Killaloe Detachment(2024,Apr.15) CARELESS DRIVING CHARGE LAID IN TWO VEHICLE COLLISION [media release]

Teens in ATV collision

One person received injuries following an all-terrain vehicle, (ATV) collision.

On April 11, 2024, just before 4:00 p.m., members of the Killaloe Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a single ATV rollover collision on Murray Lane, near the 523 Highway in the Township of South Algonquin.

Police investigation has revealed that the operator of the ATV suffered a loss of control resulting in a rollover collision. The 16-year-old operator from South Algonquin Township was transported to hospital by paramedics with nonlife threatening injuries. The 16-year-old passenger was uninjured. No tow was required. The incident remains under investigation.

Police remind operators off road vehicles that the law requires operators and passengers to wear a helmet. Ride safely.

Yarmel,C.,OPP Killaloe Detachment(2024,Apr.15) RIDER INJURED IN ATV COLLISION [media release]


KHR and MV residents charged in separate Intimate Partner Violence incidents

Police have charged two individuals with breaching conditions of release relating to two separate Intimate Partner Violence (IPV) incidents.

On April 10, 2024, members of the Killaloe Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) began in investigation into a breach of conditions call for service in the Township of Killaloe Hagarty and Richards. As a result of the investigation, police arrested and charged a 59-year-old from Killaloe with the following Criminal Code offences:

  • domestic breach of conditions, (two counts).

The accused was released on conditions and is scheduled to appear in court later, at the Ontario Court of Justice, Pembroke. The name of the accused has been withheld to protect the identity of the victim.

On the same day, members of the Killaloe Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) began in investigation into a breach of conditions call for service in the Township of Madawaska Valley. As a result of the investigation, police arrested and charged a 44-year-old from Madawaska Valley with the following Criminal Code offences:

  • domestic breach of conditions.

The accused remains in custody and will attend bail court hearing. The name of the accused has been withheld to protect the ident of the victim.

Yarmel,C.,OPP Killaloe Detachment(2024,Apr.15) INTIMATE PARTNER VIOLENCE – BREACH OF CONDITIONS CHARGES LAID [media release]

Intimate Partner Violence calls result in charges

Criminal charges have been laid in recent Intimate Partner Violence calls.

On April 9, 2024, members of the Killaloe Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a breach of conditions call for service in the Township of Killaloe Hagarty and Richards. As a result of the investigation, police arrested and charged a 47-year-old from Killaloe with the following Criminal Code offence:

  • domestic breach of conditions.

The accused was released on conditions and is scheduled to appear in court later, at the Ontario Court of Justice, Pembroke. The name of the accused has been withheld to protect the identity of the victim.

On April 12, 2024, members of the Killaloe Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to an assault call for service in the Township of Bonnechere Valley. As a result of the investigation, police arrested and charged a 47-year-old from Eganville with the following Criminal Code offences:

  • domestic assault; and,
  • forcible confinement.

The accused was released from custody and will appear in court at later date. The name of the accused has been withheld to protect the identity of the victim.

If you or someone you know is living in or involved in an abusive relationship help is available. Contact Bernadette McCann House 24/7 for support, advice, or the safety of a shelter at 1-800-267-4930. The Women’s Sexual Assault Centre of Renfrew County is also available 24/7 for information and support at 1-800-663-3060. You could also attend the emergency department of any hospital in Renfrew County and ask to speak to a member of the Assault Response Team. Victim Services of Renfrew County is also available to provide emotional and practical assistance to people who have experienced domestic violence. They can be reached at 613-649-2852 or toll free at 1-877-568-5730. In emergencies call 9-1-1.

Yarmel,C.,OPP Killaloe Detachment(2024,Apr.15) CHARGES LAID IN INTIMATE PARTNER VIOLENCE CALLS [media release]


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