Area OPP Police Press Releases

19 Year Old Arrested In Seaforth – Assault, Concealed Weapon, etc.

(HURON EAST, ON) – A Seaforth resident is facing a number of charges following a neighbour dispute that turned physical this past weekend in Seaforth.

On May 2, 2021 at approximately 10:26 p.m. Huron County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were called to an apartment complex in Seaforth to investigate a dispute between two neighbours. 

The subsequent investigation revealed the accused and victim exchanged some heated words and this led to a physical altercation. The accused accessed a weapon he was carrying and began to swing it at the accused causing minor injuries to the victim. The investigation also revealed the accused destroyed two vehicle windows of the victim’s vehicle. 

Jayden VANALLEN, 19 years of age from Seaforth was taken into custody and is now facing the following charges:

·        Assault with a Weapon

·        Mischief Under $5,000

·        Possession of a Weapon for a Dangerous Purpose

·        Carrying a Concealed Weapon

The accused remains in custody with a court appearance scheduled for May 4, 2021 at the Ontario Court of Justice – Goderich.