Chippewas Of The Thames First Nation OPP Police Press Releases

Another Spousal Assault & Break & Enter – Abuse, Keep It In The Family To Keep It Anonymous

(CHIPPEWAS OF THE THAMES FIRST NATION, ON) – Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), Middlesex County, has charged an individual following an intimate partner violence investigation.

On March 26, 2024, at 5:09 p.m., members of the Chippewas of the Thames Police, Oneida Nation Police and Middlesex County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were dispatched to an address in Chippewas of the Thames First Nation, for the report of a disturbance.

The accused fled the scene in a vehicle, which was located a short time later at another residence.

The accused was taken into custody without incident.

As a result of the investigation, a 37-year-old of Lambton County, has been charged under the Criminal Code and Controlled Drugs and Substances Act with:

·      Break, Enter dwelling house – commit indictable offence

·      Assault – Spousal (two counts)

·      Operation while impaired – drugs

·      Failure to comply with undertaking

·      Poss of a Schedule I Substance – Opioid (other than heroin)

The accused was held for bail.

Victims of domestic violence are not alone. If you or someone you know needs support, there are local resources available to help. One organization you can contact is Victim Services of Middlesex-London.

The OPP can be reached anytime, anywhere in the Province of Ontario at 1-888-310-1122. 

If you wish to remain anonymous you can contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) where you may be eligible for a cash reward of up to $2000.