CORNWALL, Ontario - A 19-year-old Cornwall man faces a slew of charges, including a rash of assaults involving a weapon against his female partners. He even went after an animal at one point.
Police arrested the man Monday after he was allegedly found to be contravening a probation order that said he must keep the peace. At the time he was embroiled in a domestic dispute with his 17-year-old girlfriend.
But his problems with female partners goes back to a previous relationship with a 20-year-old woman.
An investigation revealed that an outstanding warrant existed for the male’s arrest for two counts of uttering threats, assault with a weapon, possession of a dangerous weapon and breach of probation in relation to the 20-year-old victim.
The male remained inside the residence on Seventh Street for a period of time after which he came out and turned himself over to police. He was taken into custody. Further investigation revealed that between Dec. 1, 2011 and April 28, 2014 the male was criminally abusive toward his 17-year-old girlfriend on numerous occasions.
He was charged with eight counts of assault with a weapon, six counts of assault, three counts of overcoming resistance by choking, two counts of uttering threats, two counts of domestic mischief, one count of cruelty to animals, one count of possession of a dangerous weapon, and four counts of breach of probation.
He was held by police for a bail hearing.