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Traffic complaint leads to mischief, threat charges in Dubreuilville

OPP say driver breached release conditions by attending an ex-partner's residence
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DUBREUILVILLE – Police say one person is facing numerous criminal charges after concerned citizens called police over what was initially a traffic complaint.

On March 30 shortly after 1 p.m., the Superior East Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police responded to a report of a possible impaired driver on Rue Des Pins in Dubreuilville.

The vehicle was located, and a traffic stop was conducted, police said in a news release.

However, police said the driver was spoken to and deemed not to be impaired.

Police allege a short time later, the driver breached their court-ordered release conditions by attending an ex-partner's residence and threatening them.

The driver then began driving in a dangerous manner near the ex-partner's property, according to the OPP.

Police said a 44-year-old from Pickle Lake was arrested and charged with:

  • Domestic Mischief
  • Mischief over $5,000
  • Uttering Threats to damage property
  • Failure to comply with undertaking - three counts
  • Dangerous operation
  • Drive motor vehicle and perform stunt

The accused was held for a bail hearing, and subsequently released by the Ontario Court of Justice.

Police said due to the domestic nature of the incident, the name of the accused will not be released to protect the identity of the victim or victims.