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OPP arrest and charge youth after firearm incident

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The Frontenac Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) has arrested and charged a young person after an incident involving a firearm at a residence in Central Frontenac.

Officers were called to a home north of Parham shortly after noon on Sunday, Jul. 12, 2020. It was reported that individuals had been threatened and a firearm had been used. There were no injuries.

A 17-year old male from Central Frontenac Township was located at a residence in the area. As a result of the investigation, he was arrested and charged under the Criminal Code with:

  • Assault — Spousal
  • Three counts of uttering threats to cause death or bodily harm — Spousal
  • Uttering threats to cause death or bodily harm
  • Possession of a Weapon for Dangerous Purpose
  • Careless use of a firearm
  • Careless storage of a firearm

The accused, who cannot be identified under the terms of the Youth Criminal Justice Act, remains in custody and is scheduled to appear for a bail hearing by video before the Ontario Court of Justice in Kingston on Wednesday, Jul. 15, 2020.

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