RENFREW COUNTY – The Renfrew Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) investigated 341 calls for service between Nov. 20 and Nov. 30.
“Arnprior and Renfrew officers investigated 13 domestic disputes during the past week and six family disputes,” OPP media relations officer Sgt. Hayley Sarault released in a statement today (Nov. 30) “One accused has been charged with assault and failing to comply with undertaking. If you or someone you know is living in or involved in an abusive relationship help is available.”
Contact Bernadette McCann House 24/7 for support, advice or the safety of a shelter at 1-800-267-4930. The Women’s Sexual Assault Centre of Renfrew County is also available 24/7 for information and support at 1-800-663-3060.
“You could also attend the emergency department of any hospital in Renfrew County and ask to speak to a member of the Assault Response Team,” Sarault said. “Victim Services of Renfrew County is also available to provide emotional and practical assistance to people who have experienced domestic violence. They can be reached at 613-649-2852 or toll free at 1-877-568-5730. In emergencies call 911.”
On Nov. 25, officers with the Renfrew OPP responded to a family dispute in Arnprior. As a result of an investigation, a young person was charged with assault and released on an undertaking.
On Nov. 29, officers with the Renfrew OPP responded to a disturbance on Burnstown Road in McNab Braeside Township. As a result of an investigation, Jeff Marshall, 61 of McNab Braeside Township, has been charged with uttering threats and Jeffrey Marshall, 35 of McNab Braeside, has been charged with two counts of assault. The accused were released on an undertaking and are scheduled to appear at the Ontario Court of Justice in Renfrew on Jan. 20.
On Nov. 24, an officer with the Renfrew OPP Detachment responded to a traffic complaint on Division Street in Arnprior. As a result of an investigation, Ashley Boyd, 29 of Ottawa has been charged with impaired driving and driving with blood alcohol concentration over 80. The accused was released on an undertaking and is scheduled to appear at the Ontario Court of Justice in Renfrew on Dec. 30.
On Nov. 30, officers with the Renfrew OPP Detachment responded to a motor vehicle collision on McLachlan Road in McNab Braeside Township. As a result of an investigation, Matthew Stylianou, 39 of McNab Braeside Township, has been charged with failure or refusal to comply with a demand. The accused was released on an undertaking and is scheduled to appear at the Ontario Court of Justice in Renfrew on Dec. 30.
On Nov. 21, officers with the Renfrew OPP Detachment responded to a vehicle fire on Highway 17 in Horton Township. The highway was shut down for a short period of time while emergency services were able to control the scene. On Nov. 24, there was a vehicle fire on Abigail Street in McNab-Braeside Township. No one was injured in either incident.
On Nov/ 27, officers with the Renfrew OPP Detachment responded to a trailer fire on Haley Road in Whitewater Township. No one was injured in the fire which is still under investigation.
Crime Stoppers Pembroke/Renfrew County believes that someone may have information that could assist police in solving these crimes. If you have information that results in charges being laid, you qualify for an award of up to $2,000. Call Pembroke/Renfrew County Crime Stoppers at 613-735-8477 or toll free at 1-800-222-8477. You could help solve a crime. All tips remain anonymous and you will not have to attend court. Crime Stoppers does not subscribe to call display. The telephones are answered 24 hours a day. Please visit the website www.valleytips.ca.