RENFREW COUNTY – Domestic disputes are still a prevalent part of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Renfrew Detachment calls for service.
The Renfrew Detachment of the OPP investigated 228 calls for service between June 15 and June 22.
Arnprior and Renfrew officers investigated 11 domestic disputes during the past week.
“If you or someone you know is living in or involved in an abusive relationship help is available,” OPP media relations officer Const. Tina Hunt released in a statement Monday (June 22). “Contact Bernadette McCann House 24/7 for support, advice or the safety of a shelter at 1-800-267-4930. The Women’s Sexual Assault Centre of Renfrew County is also available 24/7 for information and support at 1-800-663-3060. You could also attend the emergency department of any hospital in Renfrew County and ask to speak to a member of the Assault Response Team. Victim Services of Renfrew County is also available to provide emotional and practical assistance to people who have experienced domestic violence. They can be reached at 613-649-2852 or toll free at 1-877-568-5730. In emergencies call 911.”
On June 21, officers with the Renfrew OPP responded to an assault call in Town of Arnprior. An altercation has ensued at a local business where one person was injured. As a result of an investigation, Brandon Wannamaker, 20 of Belleville, has been charged with aggravated assault. The accused was held for a bail hearing on June 22.
On June 17, officers with the Renfrew OPP responded to a bail violations call in McNab/Braeside Township. As a result of an investigation, Michael Mulholland, 62 of McNab-Braeside Township, has been charged with fail to comply with probation order. The accused was released on an undertaking to attend at the Ontario Court of Justice in Renfrew on Sept. 16.
On June 15, officers with the Renfrew OPP Detachment responded to a traffic complaint on Highway 17 in McNab-Braeside Township. A traffic stop was initiated and as a result of the investigation, Bradley Watson, 33 of Pembroke, has been charged with impaired driving and driving with blood alcohol concentration over 80. The accused was released on an undertaking to attend at the Ontario Court of Justice in Renfrew on Aug. 19.
On June 20 an officer with the Renfrew OPP Detachment was conducting traffic enforcement in the Town of Arnprior. A traffic stop was initiated on Madawaska Street and as a result of the investigation, Kerry Cabana, 35 of Arnprior, has been charged with impaired driving, driving with blood alcohol concentration over 80 and failure to comply with release order. The accused was released on an Undertaking to attend at the Ontario Court of Justice in Renfrew on Aug. 19.
On June 20, officers with the Renfrew OPP responded to a sexual assault call in Horton Township. As a result of an investigation, a 48-year-old, of Whitewater Township has been charged with sexual assault and sexual interference. The accused was released on an undertaking to attend at the Ontario Court of Justice in Renfrew on Sept. 16.
“Crime Stoppers Pembroke/Renfrew County believes that someone may have information that could assist police in solving these crimes,” Hunt said. “If you have information that results in charges being laid, you qualify for an award of up to $2,000.”
Call Pembroke/Renfrew County Crime Stoppers at 613-735-8477 or toll free at 1-800-222-8477. You could help solve a crime. All tips remain anonymous and you will not have to attend court. Crime Stoppers does not subscribe to call display. The telephones are answered 24 hours a day. Please visit the website www.valleytips.ca.