DRYDEN – Dryden Police report an arrest in a case where a company website was threatened. In February of this year a Dryden business advised police that someone had targeted their web site to cause it to fail and further threaten the owners and family members of the business.
After a lengthy investigation which included the assistance of the OPP Internet Intelligence unit in Orillia and the Red Lake Ontario Provincial Police.
Dryden Police Report Arrest
On Sat April 6th the Dryden Police Service made the arrest of an 18 year old Ear Falls man.
Chase Spence has been charged with Mischief to Data and uttering threats to cause death or bodily harm, he was released on an undertaking to appear in Dryden court on May 13th 2013 to answer to these charges.
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Many people forget that simple passwords are very easily figured out.