Two face weapon charges

Two face weapon charges

Following an ongoing Street Crime investigation, the North Bay Police Service arrested and charged two people on the 400 block of Main Street West at about 6:30 p.m. yesterday, on Thursday April 21st, 2016.

James Joseph Hendry, age 33 of North Bay was charged with:

  • two counts of careless storage of firearm;
  • one count of careless storage of ammunition;
  • two counts of unauthorized possession of a firearm;
  • two counts of possession of firearm contrary to prohibition order;
  • one count of possession of ammunition contrary to prohibition order;
  • one count of possession of a weapon for a dangerous purpose; and
  • one count of possession of schedule I substance for the purpose of trafficking.

A female teenager, whose name the North Bay Police Service is withholding in accordance with the Youth Criminal Justice Act, was charged with:

  • two counts of unauthorized possession of a firearm;
  • three counts of careless storage of a firearm or ammunition; and
  • one count of possession of a weapon for a dangerous purpose.

Police searched Hendry and located and seized as evidence:

  • 5.6 grams of crack cocaine with a street value estimated at $700.

Police searched the young person’s vehicle and seized as evidence:

  • 188 rounds of 22 calibre ammunition;
  • a loaded semi-automatic 22 calibre rifle; and
  • an unloaded 303 calibre rifle.

Hendry was held in custody pending bail, while the young person was released from custody with a court date scheduled for June 1st, 2016.

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Man faces assault and mischief charges

Following an investigation into an assault complaint reported to police yesterday afternoon, North Bay Police arrested and charged:

Victor Manuel Catarino, age 48, of North Bay was charged with:

  • one count of assault with a weapon;
  • one count of assault; and
  • one count of mischief under $5000.

It is alleged at about 2:20 p.m. on Thursday April 21st, 2016 in a residential home in North Bay, an argument between the accused and a male victim known to him turned violent when the accused assaulted him with a wooden dowel, physically struck him and later caused damaged to two televisions within the residence.

The victim did not require medical attention as a result of the injuries sustained during the altercation.

The accused was held in custody pending a bail hearing.