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News Release

Charges not Warranted in Relation to Man’s Arrest in Ingleside

Case Number: 19-PCI-234

Mississauga, ON (1 September, 2020) ---
A 65-year-old man suffered multiple rib fractures in the course of his arrest on September 23, 2019 by Ontario Provincial Police officers in the Town of Ingleside. The Director of the Special Investigations Unit, Joseph Martino, has determined there are no reasonable grounds to believe that any of the arresting officers committed a criminal offence in connection with the man’s arrest and injuries.

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