These charges have yet to be proven in court.
Cornwall, ON – A 30-year-old Cornwall man was arrested on February 8th, 2022 and charged with the following:
· Domestic assault
· Assault with a weapon
· Assault cause bodily harm (choking)
· Domestic mischief
· Mischief under $5000
· Pointing a firearm x 3
· Possession of a weapon for a dangerous purpose x 2
· Breach of prohibition order x 2 (for possessing a knife and a firearm)
· Assault police
· Breach of probation (for failing to keep the peace)
It is alleged during an altercation with his girlfriend on February 8th, 2022, the man assaulted her, choked her, assaulted her with a knife and damaged her cell phone. The woman fled the residence and contacted police. Upon attending the residence, police observed the man to be in possession of a firearm, which he pointed at police officers. Members of the Cornwall Emergency Response Team and CPS Negotiators attended and conducted an operation to safely take the man into custody. While in custody, it is alleged the man spat at a police officer. He was charged accordingly and held for a bail hearing. His name was not released as it would identify the victim in the matter.