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Renfrew OPP Weekly Report

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RENFREW – The Renfrew Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police investigated 228 calls for service.

Assault

On July 20, 2020 officers with the Renfrew OPP Detachment responded to a family dispute on Hall Avenue in the Town of Renfrew. As a result of the investigation John-Peter Childs, 43 years old, of the City of Pembroke has been charged with assault a peace officer, disarming a peace officer, possession of weapon for dangerous purpose, resist peace officer, and uttering threats – cause death or bodily harm. The accused was released on an Undertaking and is scheduled to appear at the Ontario Court of Justice in Renfrew on September 16, 2020.

Domestic Violence

Arnprior and Renfrew officers investigated 9 domestic disputes during the past week.

• One accused has been charged with one count of assault and one count of mischief.

• One accused has been charged with one count of mischief

If you or someone you know is living in or involved in an abusive relationship help is available. Contact Bernadette McCann House 24/7 for support, advice or the safety of a shelter at 1-800-267-4930. The Women’s Sexual Assault Centre of Renfrew County is also available 24/7 for information and support at 1-800-663-3060. You could also attend the emergency department of any hospital in Renfrew County and ask to speak to a member of the Assault Response Team. Victim Services of Renfrew County is also available to provide emotional and practical assistance to people who have experienced domestic violence. They can be reached at 613-649-2852 or toll free at 1-877-568-5730. In emergencies call 9-1-1.

Impaired Driving

• On July 20, 2020 officers with the Renfrew OPP Detachment responded to a traffic complaint on Daniel Street South in the Town of Arnprior. The vehicle was located by officers and as a result of the investigation, Robert Tenbroeck, 62 years old, of the Township of Whitewater Region has been charged with impaired driving, and driving with blood alcohol concentration over 80. The accused was released on an Undertaking and is scheduled to appear at the Ontario Court of Justice in Renfrew on September 2, 2020.

• On July 23, 2020 an officer with the Renfrew OPP Detachment initiated a traffic stop of an ATV on Burnstown Road in the Township of McNab-Braeside. As a result of the investigation, Thomas Fentum, 22 years old, of the Township of McNab-Braeside has been charged with impaired driving, driving with blood alcohol concentration over 80 and operation of motor vehicle while prohibited under the criminal code. The accused was released on a Promise to Appear and is scheduled to appear at the Ontario Court of Justice in Renfrew on September 16, 2020.

Prohibited driving

On July 24, 2020 an officer with the Renfrew OPP Detachment initiated a traffic stop on Grigg Street in the Town of Renfrew. As a result of the investigation, Richard Haaima, 55 years old, of the Township of Greater Madawaska has been charged with operation of motor vehicle while prohibited under the criminal code. The accused was released on an Undertaking and is scheduled to appear at the Ontario Court of Justice in Renfrew on September 16, 2020.

Weapons

On July 25, 2020 officers from the Renfrew OPP were dispatched to a disturbance on Munroe Avenue in the Town of Renfrew. As a result of the investigation, Edward Mostert, 46 years old, of the Town of Renfrew was charged with causing a disturbance and possession of a weapon for dangerous purpose. The accused was released on an Undertaking and is scheduled to appear at the Ontario Court of Justice in Renfrew on September 16, 2020.

Crime Stoppers

Crime Stoppers Pembroke/Renfrew County believes that someone may have information that could assist police in solving these crimes. If you have information that results in charges being laid, you qualify for an award of up to $2,000. Call Pembroke/Renfrew County Crime Stoppers at 613-735-8477 or toll free at 1-800-222-8477. You could help solve a crime. All tips remain anonymous and you will not have to attend court. Crime Stoppers does not subscribe to call display. The telephones are answered 24 hours a day. Please visit the website www.valleytips.ca.