(MIDLAND, ON) – Members of the Southern Georgian Bay Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were dispatched to a report of a suspicious male walking in a live lane of Highway 12 at 12:30 am February 12, 2018, in the Town of Midland. Attending officers located the male between King and William Streets and were able to remove the male from the live lane of traffic without incident.

Investigation at the scene resulted in the male being arrested and returned to Southern Georgian Bay Detachment for further investigation. As a result of the investigation Steven CHARLEBOIS 30 years of Midland has been charged with the following offences:

  • Possession of Weapon for Dangerous Purpose section 88
  • Carrying Concealed Weapon section 90
  • Unauthorized Possession of Weapon section 91 (2)

All charges contrary to the Criminal Code of Canada

The accused was released from police custody on an undertaking to appear before the Ontario Court of Justice in Midland at a future date.

Members of the Southern Georgian Bay Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police are committed to public safety, delivering proactive and innovative policing in partnership with our communities. Officers value your contribution to building safe communities. If you have information about suspected unlawful activity, please contact the OPP at 1-888-310-1122 or visit Crime Stoppers at: www.crimestopperssdm.com or call 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).