Update: Threat to Valour School Unsubstantiated, Teen Charged


On February 28, 2018 the Upper Ottawa Valley Detachment of the OPP were made aware of a threat directed to Valour School in Petawawa. Police immediately responded and began an investigation.  The threat concern, communicated on social media to a student, has been deemed unsubstantiated by police and there was no known threat to public safety.

Police have arrested and charged 19-year-old Colton Blair CLARK of Petawawa with the following Criminal Code offences in relation to this incident:

  • Mischief - obstruct, interrupt or interfere with the lawful use, enjoyment or operation of property
  • Personation - with intent to avoid arrest, prosecution or obstruct justice


He was held for a bailing hearing on March 1, 2018 at the Ontario Court of Justice in Pembroke. Police are not seeking any further suspects in relation to this incident at this time.