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Metal Shiv Allegedly Brandished During Dispute In Lindsay

KAWARTHA LAKES-A 27-year old Lindsay man is facing charges after a metal shiv was allegedly brandished during a dispute in Lindsay.  A shiv is a homemade knife-like weapon.

Police say on Wednesday March 23 at 7:05pm, Kawartha Lakes Police received the report of a disturbance between two parties outside a Cambridge Street South residence in Lindsay. The investigating officers learned that the two involved parties had a verbal dispute earlier in the day before parting ways.

According to police they later confronted one another in front of the Cambridge Street South residence and engaged in a verbal dispute which escalated, becoming physical. One of the parties allegedly brandished a metal shiv and thrust towards the other before fleeing the area.

A witness observed the confrontation and followed the suspect, who police say lunged at the witness with the same item.

Police located the suspect and placed him under arrest. 27-year-old Dallas Boucher of Lindsay is charged with assault with as weapon X2 and possession of a weapon for a dangerous purpose X2. The accused was held in custody to attend a bail hearing at the Ontario Court of Justice, located at 440 Kent Street West in Lindsay on March 24, 2022. 

No physical injuries were reported. 


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Pamela Vanmeer
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Pamela VanMeer is a two time winner of the prestigious Radio Television Digital News Association (RTDNA) Award. Her investigative reports on abuse in Long Term Care Homes garnered international attention for the issue and won the Ron Laidlaw Award. She is a former reporter and anchor at CHEX News, now Global Peterborough and helped launch the New CHEX Daily, a daily half hour talk show. While at CHCH News in Hamilton she covered some of the biggest news stories of the day.

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