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News Release

SIU Terminates Investigation in North Bay; No Serious Injury Sustained

Case Number: 18-OCI-210

Mississauga, ON (10 August, 2018) ---
The Acting Director of the Special Investigations Unit, Joseph Martino, has terminated an investigation into an incident that occurred last month in North Bay.

At approximately 3:00 a.m. on July 16, 2018, the 25-year-old man was arrested in the area of Regina Street and McGaughney Avenue in North Bay for a reported domestic matter.  Later that morning, as the man was being transported to court, he complained of pain in his right foot.  Following his court appearance, the man was taken to hospital for examination.  

Acting Director Martino said, “The medical records do not indicate that the man suffered a serious injury. Accordingly, I have terminated the investigation into this incident.”



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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Jasbir Dhillon, jasbir.dhillon@ontario.ca
SIU Communications/Service des communications, UES
Telephone/No de téléphone: 416-622-2342 or/ou 1-800-787-8529 extension 2342