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Serpent River man facing charges following alleged break in

The male also had an outstanding arrest warrant
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On July 8, 2017 at 6:30 p.m., the East Algoma Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) members received a call pertaining to an intoxicated male acting in an aggressive manner at a residence on Village Road in Serpent River, Ontario.

Police attended the residence to learn the male had already left. The male was later located walking and subsequently arrested. The male also had an outstanding arrest warrant.

Keifer Lewis, 23 years of age, from Serpent River, Ontario, was charged with:

  • Being intoxicated in a public place, contrary to section 31(4) of the Liquor License Act (LLA)
  • Break, Enter a dwelling house with intent to commit indictable offence, contrary to section 348(1)(a) of the Criminal Code (CC)

The accused is scheduled to appear before the Ontario Court of Justice in Blind River on Aug. 3, 2017.