Area OPP Police Press Releases

Repeat Offender Facing Weapons Charges

(HURON EAST, ON) – A resident of Central Huron remains in custody following an incident that took place in Seaforth earlier this week.

On Tuesday, April 6, 2021 at approximately 4:36 a.m. Huron County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) officers responded to a Main Street North residence to investigate a disturbance that was taking place.

Upon arrival officers located a suspect that was wanted in relation to an earlier assault investigation. Upon arresting the suspect police searched the suspect and found several weapons, some of which are classified as prohibited weapons. Police seized a push dagger knife, a flick knife, mace and a steel pipe.

Christopher KURTH, 36 years of age from Central Huron has been charged with the following offences:

  • Possession of a Prohibited Weapon (12) counts
  • Fail to Comply with Probation Order (3) counts

The accused remains in custody with a court appearance scheduled for April 9, 2021 at the Ontario Court of Justice – Goderich.

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