SE OPP Hornepayne – Male charged after reports of Assault

On November 9, 2019, at approximately 6:15 p.m., members of the Superior East Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a report of an assault in Hornepayne, Ontario.

The investigation revealed that the accused had assaulted and threatened one victim prior to breaking into a residence and assaulting a second victim. As a result of the investigation, John FORT, a 40-year-old, from Hornepayne, Ontario, was charged with the following:

  • Assault Cause Bodily Harm – Choke, suffocate or strangle, contrary to section 267(c) of the Criminal Code (CC),
  • Overcome Resistance by Attempting to Choke, Suffocate or Strangle another Person, contrary to section 246(a) of the CC,
  • Assault, contrary to section 266 of the CC,
  • Break, Enter Dwelling House – Commit Indictable Offence, contrary to section 348(1)(b) of the CC,
  • Uttering Threats – Cause Death or Bodily Harm (Two Counts), contrary to section 264.1(1)(a) of the CC,
  • Fail to Comply with Probation Order (Two Counts), contrary to section 733.1(1) of the CC.

The accused was remanded into custody pending a bail hearing.

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Superior East Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) provides policing services to Wawa, Chapleau, White River, Hornepayne and Dubreuiville.
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