(NORTH PERTH, ON) – A North Perth resident is facing a number of charges, including firearms and assault charges following a domestic incident last weekend.
On January 10 2021, just after 11:30 p.m., the Perth County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to an assault that had just occurred in Listowel, in the Municipality of North Perth. During the investigation, it was determined that the suspect had also uttered threats of death, and had been in possession of a firearm.
On January 11 2021, the Huron-Perth Community Street Crime Unit (CSCU), along with the Perth County OPP, executed a search warrant at a residence on Elizabeth Street East, Listowel, for evidence of the offences. During the search, methamphetamine was also located.
As a result, a 31-year-old North Perth resident, has been charged with:
- Utter Threats – Cause Death or Bodily Harm
- Assault – Spousal
- Pointing a Firearm
- Unauthorized Possession of a Firearm
- Possession of a Schedule I Substance – Methamphetamine
The accused was held in custody pending a bail hearing.
Victims of and domestic violence are not alone. If you, or someone you know, is in need of support, there are local resources available to help. One organization you can contact is Victim Services Bruce Grey Perth at 1-866-376-9852.
If you are in an immediate crisis, dial 9-1-1.