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Threats at Verner Landfill lead to arrest

Investigation revealed on July 25, an employee at the Verner landfill was confronted
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The Town of Verner (Gilles Leblanc photo)

A disagreement at the Verner landfill site has resulted in charges being laid against a Verner man.

OPP say on the morning of July 27 they responded to a report of a threatening incident on Highway 575 in Verner.

Investigation revealed on July 25, an employee at the Verner landfill was confronted by a man and threatened.

On July 27, officers found and arrested the aggressor. 

Mario Roussel, 56, from Verner, is charged with, "Uttering threats - cause death or bodily harm."

Roussel was released on an undertaking and is scheduled to appear at the Ontario Court of Justice on October 1 in Sturgeon Falls.




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