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News Release

No Charges to Issue in Relation to Arrest of Man in Corunna

Case Number: 19-PCI-308

Mississauga, ON (27 May, 2020) ---
On December 21, 2019, a 41-year-old man suffered a fracture to his right upper arm while being arrested at an address in Corunna by several Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) officers. The Director of the Special Investigations Unit, Joseph Martino, has determined there are no reasonable grounds to believe that an OPP officer committed a criminal offence in connection with the man’s arrest and injury.

Full Director’s Report (with Incident Narrative, Evidence, and Analysis & Director’s Decision):https://www.siu.on.ca/en/directors_reports.php.

The SIU is an independent civilian 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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Monica Hudon, monica.hudon@ontario.ca
SIU Communications/Service des communications, UES
Telephone/No de téléphone: 416-622-2342 or/ou 1-800-787-8529 extension 2342