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Teens Arrested For Throwing Rocks At Hwy 11 Traffic

(SMOOTH ROCK FALLS, ON) – Police arrested two young persons for throwing rocks at vehicles on Highway 11.

On March 30, 2024, shortly before 9:00 p.m., the James Bay Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a 911 call reporting someone throwing rocks at vehicles on Highway 11, near the Mattagami River Bridge in Smooth Rock Falls.

The caller’s commercial motor vehicle (CMV) had been hit by a rock, and sustained damage to the windshield.

As a result of the investigation, two 14-year-old persons, both from Smooth Rock Falls, were arrested and charged with mischief – destroys or damages property.

The accused was released from custody and is scheduled to appear before the Ontario Court of Justice on April 18, 2024 in Smooth Rock Falls. The OPP will not be releasing the name of the accused persons under the provisions of the Youth Criminal Justice Act (YCJA).

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