Over the Weekend the North Bay Police responded to 199 calls for service that resulted in 18 arrests. Offences included assaults, domestic assaults, assault with a weapon, point a firearm, impaired driving, mischief, breach of court orders and several for public intoxication.
Assault with a Weapon
On Jan 31st at 11:50 a.m. a man attended a First Ave residence where it is alleged that he pounded on the door and yelled obscenities until a male occupant came to the door and demanded that he leave. The man struck the resident in the side of the head with a wooden club. The resident managed to close the door but the man used the club to smash the glass in the door then left. Derrik Lajoie 30years of Lakeshore Dr was arrested at 5:50 p.m. 31st Jan on Trout Lake Rd. he has been charged with assault with a weapon, mischief under $5000, breach of recognizance, breach of probation, and held in custody for a bail hearing. Csts Blake Vietmeier and Penny Kerr are investigating.
On the 31st Jan at 9:40 a.m. North Bay Police checked a vehicle on the 300 block of McIntyre St E. The driver, Drew Weller 22years of Hwy 17 E was arrested for liquor related offences and brass knuckles were found in his possession. A search of the vehicle located a 12 gauge sawed off shotgun with loose shotgun shells.