(GODERICH, ON) – An investigation conducted by the Huron County OPP involving damage to Town of Goderich property has resulted in several criminal charges for a Goderich resident.
On Wednesday, September 20, 2023, at approximately 1:00 p.m. police received several 911 calls for reports of an individual displaying assaultive, destructive behaviour on the Square in Goderich. The individual was reported to be smashing a garbage container against a store front window.
OPP officers arrived on scene shortly after receiving the 911 calls and located the suspect in the area. The suspect was non-compliant and displayed assaultive behaviour, and a Conducted Energy Weapon (CEW) was utilized to safely gain control of the suspect. The suspect was arrested and transported to the Huron OPP detachment for processing.
James MASON, 31 years of age from Goderich has been charged with:
- Mischief Under $5,000,
- Uttering Threats to Cause Death or Bodily Harm,
- Causing a Disturbance.
The accused was processed, and later released from custody with an appearance in the Ontario Court of Justice – Goderich on October 30th, 2023.