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Sturgeon Falls resident facing domestic violence charges

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The Nipissing OPP responded to a domestic disturbance incident at a residence on John Street in Sturgeon Falls around 5 p.m. on June 24. 

OPP says as a result of the investigation, a 39-year-old person, from Sturgeon Falls, was arrested and charged with:

  • Assault - Spousal, contrary to section 266 of the Criminal Code (CC);
  • Overcome Resistance by Attempting to Choke, Suffocate or Strangle Another Person, contrary to section 246(a) of the CC;
  • Resist Peace Officer, contrary to section 129(a) of the CC;
  • Fail to Comply with Probation Order (Two Counts), contrary to section 733.1(1) of the CC;
  • Uttering Threats to Cause Death - Spousal, contrary to section 264.1(1)(a) of the CC; and
  • Assault Peace Officer, contrary to section 270(1)(a) of the CC.

The accused remains in custody and is scheduled to appear at the Ontario Court of Justice - Bail Court (video conferencing) on July 2, 2020 in North Bay.