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Domestic dispute call leads to assault charge in Espanola

OPP investigated on March 27
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Espanola OPP charged a 58-year-old man from Whitefish River First Nation for stunt driving on Sept. 7. Supplied photo.

NEWS RELEASE
ONTARIO PROVINCIAL POLICE
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ESPANOLA - On March 27, 2020, officers from the Manitoulin Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a domestic dispute in the Town of Espanola.

Officers arrested and charged a 30-year-old from Espanola for assault - spousal contrary to section 266 of the Criminal Code (CC).

The accused was released on an undertaking and is scheduled to appear before the Ontario Court of Justice in Espanola.

Victims of domestic assaults are not alone. If you have been assaulted by an intimate partner or know someone that has, there are local resources here to help. A toll free call can be placed to the Assaulted Women's Helpline at 1-866-863-0511 where your information will remain anonymous and confidential. If you are in an immediate crisis, dial 9-1-1.

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