Two Charged As OPP Investigate An Assault In Orillia


On May 24, 2019 shortly after 9:00 p.m. Orillia OPP were called to a Coldwater Street address with reports of a fight in progress.

Police arrived on the scene and found a male and female who sustained injuries as a result of the altercation. The male and female were brought to an Orillia area hospital by Paramedics where they were treated for their injuries. Another male and female were arrested at the scene.

The Orillia OPP Crime Unit and Central Region Forensic Identification Services were called in to assist with the investigation.

As a result of the investigation police charged 35-year-old Michael Heathcote of Orillia with two counts of Assault. He was held in custody then later released and set to appear next on June 18, 2019 at the Courthouse in Orillia.

32-year-old Megan Desjarlais was also charged with Assault Causing Bodily Harm, Assault with a Weapon and Mischief Under $5,000. She was held in custody pending a bail hearing.


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