OPP called to ‘disturbance’

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Huronia West OPP have laid multiple charges in relation to a disturbance call that involved a male armed with a knife, banging on doors and threatening residents inside their apartments.

On April 28, just after 6:30 a.m., police responded to a report of a disturbance at an apartment building on Perry Street in Clearview Township. While en route to the call, officers received information that a male inside the apartment building was armed with a knife and banging on people’s doors. Luckily, there were no injuries sustained during this incident.

Prior to officers arriving on scene, the male fled in a black Chevrolet Cruze. Officers received multiple reports that the suspect was traveling erratically at high rates of speed. Officers located the vehicle in the Collingwood area and commenced a traffic stop. As a result of the investigation, Justin Stewart, 29, of New Lowell has been charged with: possession of weapon for dangerous purpose; six counts of criminal harassment; dangerous operation of a vehicle; and stunt racing.

The accused was transported to the Huronia West detachment, where he was held for a bail hearing.

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