Domestic violence leads to charges

Domestic violence leads to charges

Following an investigation into a physical assault that was reported to have taken place downtown shortly after midnight on Sunday, North Bay Police arrested and charged:

A 36-year old North Bay man with:

  • One count of domestic assault;
  • Two counts of breach of probation; and
  • One count of mischief under $5000.

On Sunday October 2nd, 2016, at approximately 12:15 a.m., a witness called 911 to report that a woman had just been hit by a man after the couple engaged in a verbal dispute on the street on Main Street East. The couple then parted ways. The man, who left the scene as a passenger in a vehicle before police arrived, was later arrested following a traffic stop conducted on Worthington Street East at Fisher Street. He is also accused of causing minor damage to the holding cell area of North Bay Police Service headquarters after his arrest and while he was being held in custody awaiting his bail hearing.

North Bay Police also arrested, searched and charged the 33-year old North Bay male driver of the stopped vehicle with:

  • One count of impaired driving;
  • One count of drive with more than 80 mgs of alcohol in blood; and
  • One count of possession of cocaine.

Police seized as evidence a small quantity of suspected cocaine from the driver, who was later released from custody with a court date scheduled for October 11th, 2016.