Over the weekend, North Bay Police responded to 256 calls for service, and arrested and charged nine people with the following offences:
• One person was charged with one count of sexual assault and two counts of breach of probation.
• Four people were charged with public intoxication;
• One person was charged with public intoxication and two counts of assault;
• One person was charged with public intoxication and possession of marijuana;
• One person was charged with theft under $5000 (shoplifting) and breach of probation; and
• One person was charged with breach of OIC undertaking
North Bay man faces sexual assault charge
At approximately 5:20 a.m. on Saturday June 20th, North Bay Police were dispatched to a downtown residence following a report of a heated argument between two men known to each other.
Following an investigation, North Bay Police arrested and charged Zachariah Bishop, age 33, of North Bay with:
• One count of sexual assault; and
• Two counts of breach of probation.
The accused and the man involved in the argument were at a female victim’s residence for a gathering on Friday evening. It is alleged that at approximately 5 a.m. Saturday morning, the man became upset when he witnessed the accused sexually assault her.
The accused was held in custody for a bail hearing.
Report of theft from a vehicle
Over the weekend, the North Bay Police Service received a report of a theft from a parked vehicle.
Sometime between 11:30 p.m. on Saturday June 20th and 3:30 a.m. on Sunday June 21st, a person or persons unknown smashed the window of a vehicle parked at a residence on Morin Street and stole a purse that was left inside.
Public’s assistance sought
Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact the North Bay Police Service at 705-497-5555. For those who wish to remain anonymous, there are three ways to contact Near North Crime Stoppers. Call 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), text the word “Nipper” plus tip information to CRIMES (274637), or submit a tip online atnearnorthcrimestoppers.com