Threats lead to domestic assault charge
On Wednesday, Feb. a 22-year-old female contacted police about receiving a threat from her 26-year-old boyfriend. As a result of investigation, the accused was arrested for domestic assault and held for a bail hearing to answer to this charge.
Domestic assault leads to numerous criminal charges
On Thursday, Feb. 2, 2017 police responded to a domestic assault around 8 a.m. The investigation revealed that the accused, a 31-year-old male had assaulted his 28-year-old girlfriend in their residence and damaged property owned by the victim during this altercation.
The accused was arrested and police located a small quantity of marijuana on his person. He is charged with domestic assault, domestic mischief under $5,000, possession of marijuana under 30 grams and two counts of breaching his previous officer in charge undertaking release conditions. The accused was held for a bail hearing to answer to these charges.
Six arrested in search warrants
On Friday Feb. 3 members of the Smiths Falls Police Service executed two search warrants simultaneously on two residences on McGill Street North. While executing these warrants, police located a quantity of marijuana and cocaine, drug trafficking paraphernalia and cash.
Police also seized a shotgun during the execution of these warrants. The firearm was not stored properly and had its serial number defaced. Five Smiths Falls residents and one Perth resident have been charged with numerous criminal offences as a result.