Person charged after interfering with a friend’s arrest


On April 9, 2023, shortly after 12:00 p.m., members from the East Algoma Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were dealing with a person who was turning themselves in to police at the Blind River detachment on Causley Street in the Town of Blind River.

While police were dealing with the wanted individual, the individual’s friend attempted to interfere with the arrest.

As a result, Debbie DUNLOP, 59 years-of-age from Thessalon was charged with:

  • Obstruct Peace Officer
  • Assault with Intent to Resist Arrest (two counts)

The accused is scheduled to appear before the Ontario Court of Justice in Elliot Lake on June 1, 2023.


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