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Search continues for Jessie and Frank Teal after alleged assault in South Frontenac – Public warned not to approach suspects

by | Nov 20, 2020 | Local News | 0 comments

The Frontenac Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) and the Frontenac OPP Crime Unit continue to search for two individuals after a serious assault and other incidents.

On November 14, 2020, at approximately 3:30 p.m., officers responded to a report of an assault at a home on Road-38 in South Frontenac Township. Earlier in the day, officers had received a report of a theft from the same location.

A 51-year old male had been assaulted by two males who left the scene. The victim was transport to hospital, by Frontenac County Paramedics where he was treated for his injuries and later released.

As part of the investigation, officers executed a search warrant November 17, 2020 at a residence in South Frontenac Township, assisted by members of the OPP Community Street Crime Unit, OPP Emergency Response Team (ERT), OPP Canine Unit and OPP Repeat Offender and Parole Enforcement (ROPE) Squad. Officers seized numerous firearms. No one was at the home at the time.

Arrest warrants have been issued for Jessie TEAL, age 33 and Frank TEAL, age 28 on the following Criminal Code charges:

  • Possession of a weapon for a dangerous purpose – sec. 88
  • Assault with a weapon – sec. 267(a)
  • Aggravated assault – sec. 268
  • Forcible entry – sec. 72(1)

Jessie TEAL is also charged with failure to comply with a release order, under section 145(5)(a).

The investigation is ongoing and the OPP are asking the public to report any sighting or information related to the whereabouts of these individuals. While there is no public safety risk, the public is urged not to approach these individuals.

If you have any information, please contact the Frontenac OPP at 1-888-310-1122. If you wish to remain anonymous, you can visit www.ontariocrimestoppers.ca.

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