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News Release

SIU Appealing for Witnesses to an Arrest in Parry Sound

Case Number: 16-PCI-170

Mississauga, ON (2 September, 2016) ---
The province’s Special Investigations Unit is appealing for any witnesses to an arrest that occurred in Parry Sound in June.

The arrest involved the Ontario Provincial Police and occurred just before 5:30 p.m. on June 20, 2016, at 3 Albert Street in Parry Sound.

The SIU is urging anyone who may have witnessed the incident to contact the lead investigator at 1-800-787-8529 ext. 2150.

The SIU is an arm’s length agency that investigates reports involving police where there has been death, serious injury or allegations of sexual assault. Under the Police Services Act, the Director of the SIU must

  • consider whether an officer has committed a criminal offence  in connection with the incident under investigation
  • depending on the evidence, lay a criminal charge against the officer if appropriate or close the file without any charges being laid
  • report the results of any investigations to the Attorney General. 

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Jason Gennaro, jason.gennaro@ontario.ca
SIU Communications/Service des communications, UES
Telephone/No de téléphone: 416-641-1897 or/ou 1-800-787-8529 extension 1897