Long weekend occurrences
Over Labour Day weekend, the North Bay Police Service responded to 302 calls for service and arrested and charged 14 people with the following offences:
- One person was charged with one count of assault police officer, one count of possession of a prohibited weapon, and two counts of possession for the purpose of trafficking;
- One person was charged with one count of domestic assault, one count of assault with a weapon, one count of forcible confinement; and one count of utter threats to cause death or bodily harm;
- One person was charged with one count of assault;
- One person was charged with one count of criminal harassment;
- Two people were charged with one count of mischief under $5000;
- Five people were charged with public intoxication;
- One person was charged with one count of possession of marijuana and two counts of breach of Office in Charge undertaking;
- One person was charged with one count of domestic mischief and two counts of breach of probation; and
- One person was charged with impaired driving and drive over 80 mg of alcohol in blood.
Two-week Back to School traffic enforcement campaign starts today
Motorist are reminded that North Bay Police will be monitoring traffic monitoring traffic and enforcing traffic laws along school bus routes, in community safety zones where speeds are reduced to 40 km per hour and at school crossings where young pedestrians are crossing the road with the help of school crossing guards.
The campaign begins today and continues every weekday until Friday September 16th, 2016, in the morning from 7 a.m. to 9 a.m. and in the afternoon from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Community safety is a shared responsibility. Drivers are advised to concentrate on the road, make eye contact with pedestrians, respect speed limits, and stop for a school bus in both directions.
Man faces charges following disturbance at police headquarters
Following a disturbance at police headquarters on Sunday evening, North Bay Police arrested and charged:
Randy Denis Cloutier, age 48, of North Bay with:
- One count of cause disturbance;
- One count of assault police officer;
- One count of possession of a prohibited weapon; and
- Two counts of possession for the purpose of trafficking.
It is alleged that on Sunday, September 4th, 2016, at approximately 8:15 p.m., the accused attended the North Bay Police Service Headquarters in relation to a motor vehicle collision involving a vehicle he owned. While at the front desk, the accused was extremely irate and began screaming and swearing at civilian employees. When three police officers attended the front lobby in an attempt to calm him down verbally, the accused assaulted one of the officers. It was at this time that police gained physical control of the accused and arrested him for cause disturbance and assault police.
Following a search of the accused and of his vehicle after his arrest, police seized:
- a folding knife;
- 37.5 Methamphetamine pills;
- over 90 grams of marijuana; and
- $445 in cash.
The accused was held in custody for a bail hearing.
Woman faces several domestic-related charges
Shortly before midnight on Saturday, following an investigation into domestic-related incidents, North Bay Police arrested and charged:
A 65-year old North Bay woman with:
- One count of assault;
- One count of assault with a weapon;
- One count of forcible confinement; and
- One count of utter threats to cause death or bodily harm.
It is alleged that on Saturday, September 3rd, 2016, at approximately 4 p.m., the accused assaulted her male partner at their shared residence and later struck him with a broom. It is also alleged that on occasions prior to this incident, the accused threatened her partner, and also handcuffed him to the bed while he was sleeping. The victim sustained non-life-threatening injuries as a result of these incidents.
The accused, whose name North Bay Police will not be releasing in the interest of protecting the identity of the victim, was held for a bail hearing.
Man charged with impaired driving
On Saturday, September 3rd, 2016, at approximately 7:36 a.m., an off-duty North Bay Police officer observed the driver of an SUV towing a boat enter the parking lot of a North Bay restaurant and nearly strike a parked vehicle. Suspecting the driver was impaired, the off-duty officer called police. The off-duty officer then spoke to the driver, identified himself as a police officer, and then arrested the driver for impaired operation of a motor vehicle.
An on-duty North Bay Police patrol officer then arrived at the scene, continued the arrest and transported the driver to police headquarters for breath tests. As a result of the investigation, the driver was charged with impaired operation of a motor vehicle and drive with over 80 mgs of alcohol in blood.
The accused, a 20-year old Corbeil resident, was later released from custody with a court date scheduled for September 13th, 2016.