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SUSPECTS ARRESTED! – WEST NIPISSING OPP INVESTIGATE HOME INVASION

Two Suspects Arrested & Charged

(STURGEON FALLS, ON) – On September 25, 2019 at approximately 1:45 a.m., members of the West Nipissing Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a home invasion on Nipissing Street in Sturgeon Falls, Ontario.

Preliminary investigation revealed that suspects forced their way into a motorhome, confronted the occupants and began to assault a person. The suspects then fled the scene.

The victim was taken to hospital by Emergency Medical Services (EMS) and treated for non-life threatening injuries. The other three occupants were not injured.

On the evening of September 25, 2019, officers arrested Benjamin SCRIVER, age 24, from Sturgeon Falls.

On the morning of September 26, 2019, officers arrested Fabian BEAUCAGE, age 52, from Sturgeon Falls.

Both accused persons are charged with the following:

Possession of Weapon for Dangerous Purpose, contrary to section 88 of the Criminal Code (CC);
Aggravated Assault, contrary to section 268 of the CC;
Break, Enter Dwelling House – commit indictable offence, contrary to section 348(1)(b) of the CC;
Disguise with Intent, contrary to section 351(2) of the CC; and
Conspiracy to Commit Indictable Offence, contrary to section 465(1)(c) of the CC

The accused, Benjamin SCRIVER, has been remanded into custody and is scheduled to appear at the Ontario Court of Justice in North Bay on October 1, 2019. Meanwhile, Fabian BEAUCAGE remains in custody and is scheduled to appear at the Ontario Court of Justice Bail Court in North Bay on September 27, 2019.

An arrest warrant has been issued for the third suspect.

The Northeast Region (NER) OPP Crime Unit, OPP Forensic Identification Services (FIS), NER Emergency Response Team (ERT) and Remotely Piloted Aircraft Systems (RPAS) are assisting with the investigation.

The OPP would also like to thank Greater Sudbury Police Service, North Bay Police Service and Anishinabek Police Service for their assistance with this investigation.

Police would like to inform the public that this is an isolated incident and there is no concern for public safety at this time.

The investigation is continuing and further details will be released as they become available.

Police are asking anyone who may have information regarding this incident, to contact the Ontario Provincial Police at 1-888-310-1122 or their nearest police authority.

Should you wish to remain anonymous, you may call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or submit information online at www.sudburycrimestoppers.com where you may be eligible to receive a cash reward of up to $2000.

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(STURGEON FALLS, ON) – On September 25, 2019 at approximately 1:45 a.m., members of the West Nipissing Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a home invasion on Nipissing Street in Sturgeon Falls, Ontario.

Preliminary investigation revealed that suspects forced their way into a motorhome, confronted the occupants and began to assault a person. The suspects then fled the scene.

The victim was taken to hospital by Emergency Medical Services (EMS) and treated for non-life threatening injuries. The other three occupants were not injured.

The Sudbury OPP Crime Unit, OPP Forensic Identification Services (FIS) and Remotely Piloted Aircraft Systems (RPAS) are assisting with the investigation.

Police would like to inform the public that this is an isolated incident and there is no concern for public safety at this time.

The investigation is continuing and further details will be released as they become available.

Police are asking anyone who may have information regarding this incident, to contact the Ontario Provincial Police at 1-888-310-1122 or their nearest police authority.

Should you wish to remain anonymous, you may call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or submit information online at www.sudburycrimestoppers.com where you may be eligible to receive a cash reward of up to $2000.