(FORT FRANCES, ON) – On the 11th of June 2018 at approximately 3:07 PM, members of the Atikokan detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) received a report of threats that had occurred in the Town of Atikokan.
Further, officers were provided information that a break and enter had occurred at a residence in Atikokan.
Members of the Atikokan OPP detachment commenced an investigation into the break and enter and threats and it is ongoing.
As a result of the investigation, a male from Atikokan has been arrested and charged with criminal offences.
Jacob JOHNSON, a 21 year old man from Fort Frances, has been charged with the following offences:
- Uttering Threats contrary to Cause Death or Bodily Harm contrary to section 264.1(1)(a) of the Criminal Code,
- Break, Enter Dwelling House, Commit Indictable Offence contrary to section 348(1)(b) of the Criminal Code,
- Mischief Under $5000 contrary to section 430(4) of the Criminal Code,
- Mischief Over $5000 contrary to section 430(3) of the Criminal Code.
The accused has been released on a Promise to Appear and Undertaking and he is scheduled to attend the Ontario Court of Justice in Atikokan on October 3, 2018.
Source: OPP Media Release