The Timmins Police Service has charged a local man stemming from an incident which occurred at a local tavern early this morning.

It is alleged that an unruly patron engaged in assaultive and outwardly abusive behavior toward other patrons of the tavern before fleeing the scene.

Responding Timmins Police Service officers located the suspect a short distance from the scene and interviewed the suspect in regards to the disturbance.

The suspect was taken into custody after a brief physical altercation took place.

As a result of the incident, Sylvain LEVESQUE, 50, of Timmins, has been charged with:
– Causing a Disturbance contrary to the Criminal Code of Canada
– Resist a Peace Officer contrary to the Criminal Code of Canada
– Fail To Comply with Probation Order contrary to the Criminal Code of Canada

The accused remains in police custody awaiting a bail hearing slated for this morning at Provincial Court in Timmins to answer to the charges laid against him.

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