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Published August 11, 2023

OPP charge man allegedly causing trouble for beachgoers in Tiny Township

Investigators say charges include assaulting police, utter threats and theft
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Ontario Provincial Police got called to the Balm Beach waterfront in Tiny Township last Thursday afternoon regarding a report of a person causing problems for beachgoers.

Officers arrived on scene and took a 30-year-old man from Penetanguishene into custody after an investigation which included an alleged theft from a beachfront retail store.

"While being taken into custody, there was an interaction between the male and the officers at the scene resulting in further charges," police said in a news release on Friday.

The accused is being held for a bail hearing on the following charges and will appear before the Ontario Court of Justice  at a future date.

  • Theft Under $5000- Shoplifting
  • Possession Property Obtained by Crime Under $5,000 - in Canada
  • Assault a Peace Officer (two counts)
  • Uttering Threats - Cause death or Bodily Harm (two counts)
  • Uttering Threats - Damage Property (three counts)

"Investigators would like to thank the Balm Beach community for their support during this investigation," police added.

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