Area OPP Police Press Releases

Fergus Resident Facing Assault Charges

(NORTH PERTH, ON) – One person is facing charges following an investigation into a number of domestic related incidents that occurred over the past five years.

On August 4, 2021, the Perth County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) received a report of several incidents that occurred in the area of North Perth, Wellington County, and the Municipality of Niagara Falls between 2017 and 2021. During the investigation, two victims were identified.

As a result, a 36-year-old resident of Fergus was arrested and charged with:

–       Criminal Harassment – Repeatedly Communicate (two counts)

–       Assault – Spousal (three counts)

–       Uttering Threats – Cause Death or Bodily Harm

The accused was released from custody and is scheduled to appear at the Ontario Court of Justice in Stratford at a later date to answer to the charges.

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.

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