Person Charged after Wielding Knife at Police  

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Police safely apprehended a person after being called to a neighbour dispute on Forest Place. 

On July 2, 2024, the East Algoma Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were called to a residence on Forest Place in relation to a neighbour dispute. When officers attempted to speak to one of the people involved, the person threatened police with a large dagger style knife in hand. After effective de-escalation communication, police were able to safely apprehend the person. 

Daniel LESLIE, 62-years-old, of Elliot Lake was charged with: 

  • Assault with a weapon
  • Possession of weapon for a dangerous purpose
  • Obstruct peace officer

The accused is scheduled to appear before the Ontario Court of Justice in Elliot Lake on   August 15, 2024.

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