Area OPP Police Press Releases

Repeat Offender Charged After Weapons Incident At School

(TOWNSHIP OF CENTRE WELLINGTON, ON) -Wellington County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) have laid charges in relation to a November 11, 2022, weapons incident in Fergus. A 16-year-old resident from Fergus was charged with two counts of Assault with a Weapon and Fail to Comply with Sentence Order, contrary to the Criminal Code. The accused was held for bail.

On the afternoon of November 11, 2022, OPP responded to weapons call in Fergus. It was reported that at young person had a weapon in the proximity of a school.

The incident is considered isolated, and no persons were physically injured.

Any person with information regarding this incident should contact the Wellington County OPP at 1-888-310-1122. Should you wish to remain anonymous, you may call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or submit a tip on-line at You may be eligible for a reward from Crime Stoppers of up to $2,000.