Man arrested in overnight disturbance in Iroquois, OPP Crisis Negotiators called in

An SD&G OPP cruiser. Smith photo, Nation Valley News file

IROQUOIS — A 35-year-old male has been taken into custody after an incident that occurred over several hours last night, starting around 11:30 p.m. Police say OPP Tactics and Response Unit (TRU), Emergency Response Team (ERT) Canine (K9) and OPP Crisis Negotiators were called in to assist at a residence on Dundas St., Iroquois. 

Officers entered the home early this morning, June 23, and the 35-year-old male was taken into custody without incident. The investigation remains ongoing.

There was no public safety risk during this incident.


He was arrested and charged with;

–             Overcome resistance by attempting to choke, suffocate or strangle another person

–             10 counts of Mischief 

–             Assault cause bodily harm

–             Assault

–             Two counts of Fail to comply with conditions of a undertaking 

–             Killing or injuring animals

The accused was held in custody and is scheduled to appear in Cornwall court.


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