Area OPP Police Press Releases

61 Year Old Facing Assault & Weapon Charges

(ASHFIELD-COLBORNE-WAWANOSH, ON) – An Ashfield-Colborne-Wawanosh resident is facing Domestic Assault & Careless Storage of Firearms charges following an investigation conducted by Huron County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP).

On December 9, 2020 Huron OPP members entered into an investigation involving domestic abuse. The subsequent investigation revealed the accused had committed three separate physical assaults against the victim. 

Additionally, the accused is facing a charge of Careless Storage of a Firearm for failing to properly secure firearms that were being stored inside the family home. 

The accused, a 61-year-old from Ashfield-Colborne-Wawanosh has been charged with three counts of Spousal Assault and Careless Storage of Firearms. The accused has since been released from custody with a court date in 2021 at the Ontario Court of Justice – Goderich. 

Victims of domestic violence are not alone. If you need support or know someone that does, there are local resources available to help you. One organization you can contact is Victim Services Huron County at 519-600-4108.

If you are in an immediate crisis, dial 9-1-1

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