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OPP report 33 domestic incidents in March

Seven of the offences ended in a criminal charge
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BLIND RIVER – The East Algoma (Blind River, Thessalon and Elliot Lake) Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) investigated 33 domestic-related incidents in the month of March 2022, seven (7) of which resulted in someone being charged with a criminal offence.

Some of the charges include:

  • Assault
  • Assault with a weapon
  • Assault cause bodily harm
  • Mischief
  • Utter threats
  • Forcible entry
  • Possession of weapon for dangerous purpose
  • Possession of firearm or ammunition contrary to prohibition order
  • Possession of prohibited device or ammunition
  • Administer noxious thing
  • Theft under $5,000
  • Take motor vehicle without consent

The OPP will not release names in order to protect the identity of the victims.

Victims in abusive relationships are not alone. If you are in an abusive relationship or know someone who is, 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. You can also visit the following websites or call for more information:

Victim Services of Algoma,, 705-945-6905                      

Women in Crisis (Algoma) Inc.,  705-759-1230 or toll-free 1-877-759-1230