Release Date: December 1, 2013
On the 9th of November 2013 UCCM Police Services received a report that a dog was injured by a porcupine. The person reporting the incident was a concerned M’Chigeeng resident who advised that a dog was discovered near their home with porcupine quills in it’s face. The dogs owner could not be determined nor confirmed at the time of the police report.
On the 18th of November 2013 the dog found stray again by the same concerned resident, this time suffering from additional porcupine quill injuries. The UCCM Police were able to locate the owner on that date. During the follow-up investigation UCCM Police learned that the resident agreed to adopt the dog and the owner was satisfied that the dog would be cared for and injuries attended to by the new owner. The UCCM Police advise that no charges would be laid in relation to this matter.
Rodney Nahwegahbow, Chief of Police