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Sault man arrested after OPP respond to unwanted person call in Elliot Lake

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A Sault Ste. Marie resident, 30-year-old Kurtis Letts, was arrested in Elliot Lake Sunday night after the East Algoma Ontario Provincial Police responded to a report of an "unwanted person."

A news release issued today by the OPP indicates the accused was located by responding officers at an address he was under conditions not to attend, and was required to reside in Sault Ste. Marie.

Full text of the news release follows:

ELLIOT LAKE - On Sept. 21, 2020 at approximately 9:51 a.m., members of the East Algoma Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) received a call of an unwanted person at a residence on Beckett Boulevard in Elliot Lake.

Police attended and located the person in the backyard attempting to get into the residence. Investigation revealed that the person had conditions to reside in Sault Ste. Marie, not attend the Beckett address, and not associate with the person at that address.

As a result, the person was arrested and charged.

Kurtis Letts, 30 years of age of Sault Ste. Marie, was charged with:
    •    Fail to comply with undertaking, contrary to section 145(4)(a) of the Criminal Code (CC),
    •    Fail to comply with release order - other than to attend court (three counts), contrary to section 145(5)(a) of the CC.

The accused is scheduled to appear before the Ontario Court of Justice Bail Court in Sault Ste. Marie, Ont. on Sept. 21, 2020.