OPP: Threatening nets charges at local hockey game
A Quebec man faces drug and weapons charges after a traffic stop on Highway 17 west of North Bay. (pixabay.com)
This could lead to more than time in the penalty box.
An Oshawa man playing in a hockey game at the East Ferris Winter Carnival faces charges following a complaint made February 15 at the East Ferris Community Centre.
OPP Constable Shona Camirand confirmed the accused participated as a player and she said the complainant indicated the threats were made toward an opposing player both on the ice and following the game.
As a result of the North Bay OPP investigation, a 44-year-old from Oshawa, Ont., man has been charged with the following:
- Uttering Threats to Cause Death or Bodily Harm
- Causing a Disturbance
The accused has been released and is scheduled to attend the Ontario Court of Justice in North Bay on March 24.