(SABLES-SPANISH RIVER TOWNSHIP, ON) – On November 20, 2022 at approximately 10:35 p.m., the Manitoulin Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a fire outside a River Street property in Sables-Spanish River Township.
The investigation revealed a structure on the property had been damaged by fire and an individual had been assaulted and harassed.
As a result, a 48-year-old person from Sables-Spanish River Township was charged with:
· Arson – Damage to Property, contrary to section 434 of the Criminal Code (CC)
· Assault – Spousal, contrary to section 266 of the CC
· Sexual Assault, contrary to section 271 of the CC
· Harassing Communications, contrary to section 372(3) of the CC
The accused was arrested, held for Bail Court, and remanded into custody.
The name of the accused will not be released to protect the identity of the victim.