More charges laid in disturbance at Manitoulin Secondary School
Published Tuesday, September 18, 2018 1:06PM EDT Last Updated Tuesday, September 25, 2018 2:53PM EDT
The Ontario Provincial Police in association with First Nations police have laid additional charges related to the fight at Manitoulin Secondary School earlier this month.
Police say four teenagers ranging from 13 to 17 years old and a 20-year-old are now also facing charges ranging from assault with a weapon to uttering threats to causing a disturbance by fighting.
The 13-year-old from Carnarvon Township is scheduled to appear in a Gore Bay court on November 14, and the other four are scheduled to appear on October 31st.
None of them can be identified due to the Youth Criminal Justice Act.
The OPP is continuing their investigation and any person with information regarding the person(s) responsible for this incident should immediately contact the Ontario Provincial Police at 1-888-310-1122, or the Little Current OPP Detachment at 705-368-2200.
On the afternoon of Friday, September 14th, the OPP, in cooperation with the United Chiefs and Council of Manitoulin Anishnaabe Police, responded to a disturbance at Manitoulin Secondary School in Billings Township.
As a result, a 15-year-old youth from M’Chigeeng First Nation was charged with uttering threats and assault with a weapon.
The youth has been released and is scheduled to appear in court on September 26th in Gore Bay.
Police ask that any recordings of the disturbance be brought to their attention.
With the help of the Sudbury OPP Crime Unit, OPP in Manitoulin-Espanola continue the investigation and have laid an additional five charges in connection with the incident.
Police say a 38-year-old woman and four teenagers, all from M'Chigeeng First Nation, ranging in age from 13 to 17, are facing various charges including assault, assault with a weapon, and uttering threats.
They are to appear in provincial court in Gore Bay on October 31st.
Any person with information regarding the person(s) responsible for this incident should immediately contact the Ontario Provincial Police at 1-888-310-1122, or the Little Current OPP Detachment at 705-368-2200.
Should you wish to remain anonymous, you may call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or submit information online at: www.sudburycrimestoppers.com where you may be eligible to receive a cash reward of up to $2000.