Area OPP Police Press Releases

29 Year Old Tasered By Police

(HURON EAST, ON) – Huron County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) has charged a resident of Huron East with uttering threats to police after an incident that took place last evening. 

On Tuesday, January 17, 2023, at approximately 9:20 p.m., Huron County OPP was dispatched to a disturbance on Brandon Road in the Municipality of Huron East near Ethel. When police arrived, they interacted with a male at a residence who was verbally abusive and uttered threats towards police. The male exited the residence and continued to be noncompliant with the officers. A conducted energy weapon (CEW) was successfully deployed on the suspect which enabled the officers to safely place him under arrest. The suspect was handcuffed and transported to the Huron OPP detachment in Clinton for processing.

As a result of the incident, Huron County OPP has charged 29-year-old Brandon SCHOTT from Huron East with the following offence:

–      Uttering Threats – Cause Death or Bodily Harm

The accused remains in custody awaiting bail.