SUDBURY -- The Kirkland Lake detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) says it has investigated 33 domestic related incidents in the month of November, 9 of which have led to someone being charged with a criminal offence.

In a Dec. 5 news release, the OPP says that it is not releasing the names of the victims in order to protect their identity but those charges include:

•             Assault
•             Assault with a Weapon
•             Sexual Assault
•             Uttering Threats
•             Forcible Confinement
•             Administer Noxious Thing with Intent to Annoy
•             Criminal Harassment
•             Mischief      
•             Fail to Comply with Probation Order
•             Fail to Comply with Release Order

Victims in abusive relationships are not alone. If you are in an abusive relationship or know someone who is, there are local resources here to help.

A toll free call can be placed to the Assaulted Women's Helpline at 1-866-863-0511 where your information will remain anonymous and confidential.

You can also visit the Temiskaming Victim Services ( ) and the Pavilion Women's Centre ( for more information.