Domestic Violence Stats for May and June 2016

Domestic Violence Stats for May and June 2016

May 2016 statistics
Over the month of May 2016, the North Bay Police Service responded to 94 domestic-related calls for service. As a result of police investigations into these complaints, 17 people were arrested and a total of 40 criminal charges were laid.

13 men were arrested and charged. The charges were:

  • one charge for assault with a weapon
  • 0 charges for assault
  • two charges for sexual assault
  • two charges for utter threats
  • two charges for breaking and entering
  • three charges for mischief
  • four charges under the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act
  • eight breaches

Four women were arrested and charged. The charges were:

  • one charge for assault with a weapon
  • three charges for assault
  • one charge for utter threats
  • one charge for criminal harassment
  • one charge for mischief
  • one breach

June 2016 statistics
Over the month of June 2016, the North Bay Police Service responded to 80 domestic-related calls for service. As a result of police investigations into these complaints, 18 people were arrested and a total of 46 criminal charges were laid.

11 men were arrested and charged. The charges were:

  • two charges for assault with a weapon
  • seven charges for assault
  • one charge for criminal harassment
  • five charges for mischief
  • 14 breaches

Seven women were arrested and charged. The charges were:

  • one attempt murder
  • one charge for forcible confinement
  • one charge for assault with a weapon
  • six charges for assault
  • one charge for utter threats
  • two charges for mischief
  • five breaches

Help is available for victims of domestic violence

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If you are a victim of domestic violence in an emergency situation and require immediate help, call 911. If you would like to talk to someone about your domestic situation but do not feel ready to talk to police, Victim Services of Nipissing District can provide you with emotional and practical support. For more information, call: 705-472-2649 or visit vsnd.ca.

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Nipissing Transition House helps abused women and their children, living in North Bay and Nipissing District, rebuild their lives. Call the Nipissing Transition House 24-hour crisis line at 705-476-2429 if you are in urgent need of a safe shelter and support. Visit http://nipissingtransitionhouse.com for more information.

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