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Kidnapping And Weapons Charges Laid After Incident In Omemee

KAWARTHA LAKES-The City of Kawartha OPP has arrested two suspects in connection to a variety of charges, including kidnapping and discharge of firearm with intent.

Just before 3:30 am on December 16th officers were dispatched to an assault in Omemee in the area of King Street. Further investigation has since led to the arrest of two accused on multiple weapons-related charges.

19-year-old Faysai Wiso of Omemee has been charged with:

  • Kidnapping while using certain firearms – confined
  • Intimidation – use or threatens use of violence
  • Possession of a Weapon for Dangerous Purpose
  • Careless storage of Firearm, Weapon, Prohibited device or ammunition
  • Extortion While Using Firearm
  • Discharge firearm with Intent
  • Failure to comply with undertaking -two counts
  • Knowledge of Unauthorized Possession of Firearm
  • Tampering with serial number of Firearm
  • Possession of firearm, prohibited or restricted weapon obtained by crime

Janai Jean 22 years-of-age of Scarborough, has been charged with:

  • Kidnapping while using certain firearms – confined
  • Intimidation – use or threatens use of violence
  • Possession of a Weapon for Dangerous Purpose
  • Extortion While Using Firearm
  • Possession of Firearm or Ammunition contrary to Prohibition
  • Assault
  • Possession of a Schedule I Substance – Other Drugs
  • Possession of a Schedule I Substance – Cocaine
  • Possession of proceeds of property obtained by crime under $5,000

The accused are both remanded in custody with a future court date at the Ontario Court of Justice in Lindsay.

Report suspicious activity as you see it by calling City of Kawartha Lakes OPP at 1-888-310-1122 or in an emergency call 9-1-1.

If you prefer to remain anonymous you can reach out to Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) with information concerning crimes that have been committed, are being committed, or are about to be committed, or online at: https://www.khcrimestoppers.com/

 

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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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