Marmora and Lake OPP Police Press Releases

Repeat Offender Arrested Again

(MARMORA & LAKE TWP, ON) – The Central Hastings Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) has laid charges after responding to a disturbance at the Marmora and Lake Public Library.

Officers responded to the reported disturbance on April 18, 2024, shortly before 2:30 p.m. when a man was reported to be causing a disturbance and trying to get in, even though the library was closed.

Officers located the individual who became belligerent and resisted officers’ attempts to speak with him. When officers attempted to take the male into custody, he resisted. During a later interaction, one officer was bitten by the individual and an attempt was made to bite another officer.

Jayden VAN ALLEN, age 22 of Marmora and Lake, has been charged with:

  • Assaulting a peace officer – two counts
  • Causing a disturbance – two counts
  • Fail to comply with a Probation Order – three counts

The accused was held in custody, with a bail hearing scheduled before the Ontario court of Justice in Belleville on April 19, 2024.

The accused also has two outstanding warrants in other parts of Ontario, as well as one in New Brunswick.

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