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Leamington man arrested for assault
By OPP release

(LEAMINGTON, ON) - On June 10, 2018 at approximately 12:30 a.m., members of the Essex County Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a disturbance in a parking lot on Erie Street South in Leamington. 


A man was observed by police, causing a disturbance by yelling and shouting profanities at a group of people in the area.   


In an attempt to speak with the man and de-escalate the situation, he became combative and was subsequently taken into custody after police discharged a Conducted Energy Weapon (CEW) to affect the arrest. Three officers received injuries during the incident, including one that was treated at hospital.


 The 19-year-old Leamington man has been released from custody following a bail hearing and is scheduled to appear at the Ontario Court of Justice in Leamington on June 21, 2018 charged for the following offences:


  • Causing a Disturbance
  • Assault Police
  • Resist Arrest


 An 18 year old Windsor, Ontario woman was also arrested and released charged with the following offences:


  • Assault Police x 2
  • Resist Arrest
  • Obstruct Police


Anyone with information regarding this or any other incident is asked to call the OPP at 1-888-310-1122. Should you wish to remain anonymous, call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or leave an anonymous online message at where you may be eligible to receive a cash reward of up to $2,000.




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