UPDATE # 1 Youth facing charges for damages in the men’s washroom at the Kinhut Civic Centre
(PETAWAWA, ON) – An area youth is facing charges as a result of an investigation by the Upper Ottawa Valley (UOV) Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) into a break-in and mischief at the Kinhut washroom at the Civic Centre in Petawawa in early April 2023.
The 14-year-old young person is facing the following charges under the Criminal Code
• Break and enter, commit indicatable offence
• Mischief under $5000
• Mischief over $5000
The accused was released to their parents and is scheduled to attend the Youth Division of the Ontario Court of Justice in Pembroke on June 15, 2023. The youth’s name cannot be released in accordance with the Youth Criminal Justice Act.
The investigation is continuing. Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact the Upper Ottawa Valley OPP at 613-735-0188 or Pembroke/Renfrew County Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or at www.valleytips.ca
Crime Stoppers Pembroke/Renfrew County believes someone may have information that could assist police in solving this crime. If you have information on any criminal offence that results in charges laid, you qualify for an award of up to $2,000.00. Call Pembroke/Renfrew County Crime Stoppers at +1 (613) 735-8477, or you can reach us at 1-800-222-8477. You could help solve a crime. All tips remain anonymous, and you will not have to attend court. Crime Stoppers does not subscribe to caller display, and we answer our phones 24 hours daily. You could also submit a tip online.