Havelock-Belmont-Methuen OPP Police Press Releases

Frederick FOX Arrested For Assault & Brandishing Weapon

(HAVELOCK-BELMONT-METHUEN TOWNSHIP, ON)- An individual has been charged after a dispute between two parties led to a hatchet being brandished and property being damaged.

On March 1, 2024, at approximately 12:30pm, members of the Peterborough County detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) received to a call regarding an individual that had been screaming at people and then became involved in an altercation in which the accused spat on the victim. The accused then retrieved a hatched and began waving it around. The hatchet was thrown away at which point it caused damage to a residence.

Police attended and as a result, one person was arrested.

Frederick FOX (age 31) of Peterborough, ON., was arrested and charged with:

  • Assault
  • Assault with a weapon
  • Mischief under $5,000 – two counts
  • Possession of a weapon for a dangerous purpose
  • Causing a Disturbance

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