A Griffith man is facing charges after threats were allegedly made against an OPP officer.

The OPP East Region says its Crime Unit and Criminal Investigation Branch began an investigation September 10th, after threats were allegedly made against an OPP officer and his family.

A 51-year-old man is facing charges of Counsel to Committ Murder and Intimidation of a Justice System Participant. He is being held in custody in connection to an unrelated incident. The accused is due in Ottawa court November 16th.