On April 12, 2019, members of the Kirkland Lake Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a domestic dispute in the Town of Kirkland Lake, Ontario.  

As a result of the investigation, a 29-year-old male, from Kirkland Lake, Ontario, was charged with the following:  

  •  Assault, contrary to section 266 of the Criminal Code (CC),
  • Uttering Threats – Cause Death or Bodily Harm, contrary to section 264.1(1)(a) of the CC,
  • Break, Enter Dwelling House – Commit Indictable Offence, contrary to section 348(1)(b) of the CC,
  • Criminal Harassment – Repeatedly Communicate, contrary to section 264(2)(b) of the CC,
  • Fail to Comply with Recognizance, contrary to section 145(3) of the CC, and
  • Fail to Comply with Probation Order, contrary to section 733.1(1) of the CC.


The accused is scheduled to appear before the Ontario Court of Justice in Kirkland Lake, Ontario.  

The OPP will not be releasing the name in order to protect the identity of the victim.  

Victims in abusive relationships are not alone. If you are in an abusive relationship or know someone who is, there are local resources here to help. You can visit the following websites for more information:  

Temiskaming Victim Services at: www.tdvictimservices.ca/ and  

Pavilion Women’s Centre at:  pavilionwc.com/.  

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