OPP Make Arrest After Threats Investigation In Midland


Officers of the Southern Georgian Bay Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Detachment have made an arrest in relation to a threats investigation which occurred in the morning of October 30, 2023 at a downtown Midland financial intuition.

A dispatch at 9:06 a.m. by the OPP Communication Centre put officers in the King Street and Bourgeois Lane area on patrol for a suspect known to police. At 9:17 a.m. October 30, 2023 officers arrested Scott Barry Sylvester 36 years of no fixed address, Midland for the following criminal code offences.

  • Uttering Threats – Cause death or Bodily Harm
  • Uttering Threats – Damage Property
  • Fail to Comply with Probation Order
  • Fail to leave premises when directed Contrary to the Trespass to Property Act

The accused is in custody awaiting a bail hearing and will be appearing before the Ontario Court of Justice  at a future date.

Anyone who may have information about people involved in criminal activity is asked to contact the OPP at 1-888-310-1122, opp.southern.georgian.bay@opp.ca or by calling Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or submit your anonymous information online at https://ontariocrimestoppers.ca/submit-a-tip/submit-a-tip. You can follow Crime Stoppers of Simcoe Dufferin Muskoka www.crimestopperssdm.com on X or Facebook.


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