(NORTH PERTH, ON) – A conducted energy weapon has been seized after an assault in Listowel earlier this month.
On October 07, 2020, just before 4:00 p.m., Perth County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were called to a parking lot of a residence on Barber Avenue North, in the Municipality of North Perth, after a person was threatened with a conducted energy weapon.
No one was injured during the incident.
As a result, Christopher OUELLETTE, 30, of Palmerston, has been charged with:
Assault with a Weapon
Possession of Prohibited Device or Ammunition for a Dangerous Purpose
Failure to Comply with Release Order
The accused was released from custody and is scheduled to appear at the Ontario Court of Justice in Stratford at a later date to answer to the charges.
Anyone with information regarding this or any incident is asked to call the OPP at 1-888-310-1122 or online at www.opp.ca/reporting. Should you wish to remain anonymous you can call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or leave an anonymous online message at http://hc-cs.ca where you may be eligible to receive a cash reward of up to $2,000.