(NAIRN-HYMAN TOWNSHIP, ON) – On November 14, 2022, at approximately 1:35 p.m. the Manitoulin Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) was notified of a family dispute on Front Street in Nairn Centre.
The investigation revealed that one individual was assaulted multiple times and threatened with an edged weapon and a firearm. The OPP executed a search warrant at the Front Street residence. Police seized firearms, ammunition, and a knife.
As a result, a 34-year-old person from Nairn-Hyman Township was charged with:
- Aggravated Assault, contrary to section 268 of the Criminal Code (CC)
- Assault with a Weapon, contrary to section 267(a) of the CC
- Uttering Threats – Cause Death or Bodily Harm – Spousal, contrary to section 264.1(1)(a) of the CC
- Assault – Spousal, contrary to section 266 of the CC
- Careless Use of Firearm, Weapon, Prohibited device or Ammunition (two counts), contrary to section 86(1) of the CC
- Unauthorized Possession of a Firearm (four counts), contrary to section 91(1) of the CC
- Careless storage of Firearm, Weapon, Prohibited device or Ammunition (four counts), contrary to section 86(1)
The accused was arrested, held for Bail Court, and remanded into custody.
A 63-year-old person, also from Nairn-Hyman Township, was charged with Assault, contrary to section 266 of the CC. They are scheduled to appear before the Ontario Court of Justice in Espanola on December 5, 2022.
The Manitoulin OPP Crime Unit and Emergency Response Team (ERT) are assisting with the investigation. The names of the accused will not be released to protect the identity of the victim.