Belleville man charged after alleged indecent act

Prince Edward OPP. (Gazette File Photo)

A Belleville man has a future court date in Picton after members from the Prince Edward County Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a report of an indecent act at a business on Highway 62 in Ameliasburgh Ward shortly after 6:30 p.m. on Thursday.

Officers received a further call for assistance at an address on County Road 3 in Ameliasburgh Ward and discovered it to be the same individual. Officers learned this individual was also involved in an assault occurrence from October 10, 2021 also in Ameliasburgh Ward.

As a result of both occurrences, Denny Turcotte, 43,  was arrested and charged with the following offences:

  • Assault – CC 266
  • Uttering threats – cause death or bodily harm – CC 264.1(1)(a) – three counts
  • Fail to comply with probation order – CC 733.1(1) – two counts
  • Uttering threats – damage property – CC 264.1(1)(b)
  • Indecent act- public place – CC 173(1)(a)

The accused was held in custody for a bail hearing on November 5, 2021 before the Ontario Court of Justice in Belleville.