Update: SIU Releases Name of Man Injured in Huron East Encounter
Case Number: 10-PFD-034
Other News Releases Related to Case 10-PFD-034
The OPP reported to the SIU that officers became involved in a confrontation with Mr. Preston the morning of March 8, 2010 at 82352 North Line in Huron County. Mr. Preston was shot, and remains at the Victoria Hospital in London in critical condition.
Six investigators and three forensic investigators are investigating this incident. A number of civillian interviews have been conducted, and three witness officers and one subject officer have been designated. Anyone who may have information regarding this case is asked to contact the Unit at 416-622-0748 or 1-800-787-8529.
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.
Monica Hudon, firstname.lastname@example.org
SIU Communications/Service des communications, UES
Telephone/No de téléphone: 416-622-2342 or/ou 1-800-787-8529 extension 2342