Assiginack Township man arrested for Domestic Assault


(ASSIGINACK TOWNSHIP, ON) – On Sunday September 9, 2018, at approximately 9:10 p.m., Officers from the Manitoulin-Espanola Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a domestic dispute in Assiginack Township, Ontario.

As a result of the investigation, a 46 year old male, from Assiginack Township, Ontario has been charged with:

  • Assault-Spousal, contrary to section 266 of the Criminal Code.

The accused is scheduled to appear at the Provincial Court of Justice in Gore Bay, Ontario, on September 10, 2018.

In order to protect the identity of the victim, the name of the accused is being withheld.

Victims of Domestic violence are not alone. If you have been assaulted by an intimate partner or know someone that has, there are local resources here to help. You can visit the Manitoulin Family Resources website at for assistance. A toll free call can also be placed to the Assaulted Women’s Helpline at 1-866-863-0511 where your information will remain anonymous and confidential. If you are in immediate crisis, dial 9-1-1.



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