RENFREW – The accused involved in an Amber Alert apprehension southwest of Renfrew, Ontario on September 15, 2017 is now facing criminal charges in Ontario. This morning, the Quebec man is scheduled to appear before the Ontario Court of Justice in Ottawa.
A parallel investigation commenced after an Amber Alert was initiated in Quebec and resulted in the OPP’s involvement when the suspect was located in eastern Ontario. Several OPP resources were involved in the successful apprehension of the accused as well as the safe apprehension of the six year old child.
As a result of the complex investigation, the 41 year old man has been charged with:
- Dangerous Operation of a Vehicle;
- Flight from Police;
- Possession of a Stolen Vehicle;
- Assault with a Weapon; and with
- Resist Arrest.
The investigation was led by members of the OPP East Region Regional Support Team and members from various detachments and crime units, under the direction of OPP Major Case Manager, Detective Inspector Daniel Nadeau with the Criminal Investigation Branch (CIB).