Pembroke man faces 5 charges 0
Ontario Provincial Police
A Pembroke man has been charged with two counts of uttering threats, two counts of conveying a false message and one count of common nuisance after Wilderness Tours received a bomb threat on the weekend.
Christopher Faught, 38, was remanded in custody for a bail hearing yesterday.
On Sunday, Aug. 19 at approximately 4 a.m., Renfrew OPP officers attended Wilderness Tours in Whitewater Region in regards to a male trespassing on the property. Security officials at the site have had previous trespassing problems with the individual. He was escorted off the property and while leaving, uttered threats to harm or kill an individual at Wilderness Tours.
Later on Sunday at approximately 3:30 p.m., a bomb threat was received at Wilderness Tours. The main building was evacuated while staff and police searched the area. No suspicious packages or bombs were discovered.
Finally, at approximately 3:45 p.m., Pembroke police received a 9-1-1 call from a male advising there was a bomb at Wilderness Tours. They investigated in conjunction with Renfrew OPP and arrested Mr. Faught in Pembroke.
Constable Rick Shikatani led the investigation.