Man allegedly threatens teacher at Courtland Public School

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The Ontario Provincial Police Norfolk County Detachment charged a 55-year-old man after police investigated an incident in Courtland.

On Monday, May 1, 2017 at approximately 3:27 p.m., police were contacted by school officials at Courtland Public School reporting a threatening incident.

Through the course of investigation, it was determined that a male became involved in a verbal confrontation which a teacher located at the school.

As a result of investigation, police have charged 55-year-old Joseph Frederick Catlack of Norfolk County, with uttering threats to cause death or bodily harm.

He was scheduled to appear in Provincial Court, Simcoe at a later date to answer to the charge.

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Police investigate animal complaint

The Ontario Provincial Police Norfolk County Detachment investigated an incident on McDowell Road, North Walsingham.

On Tuesday, May 2, at approximately 10:38 a.m., police received a call from a resident reporting an animal complaint. Through the course of investigation, it was determined that two dogs escaped from a local residence on Monday, May 1, 2017 and attacked approximately 15 chickens located on the property.

Police are continuing to investigate and are currently following up with the owners of the animals involved.

Anyone with information regarding this incident should immediately contact the Ontario Provincial Police at 1 - 888 - 310 - 1122. Should you wish to remain anonymous, you may call Crime Stoppers at 1 - 800 - 222 - 8477 (TIPS) or leave an anonymous online message at www.helpsolvecrime.com where you may be eligible to receive a cash reward of up to $2000.

The investigation is continuing. 

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