Domestic violence charges laid
Yesterday evening, following an investigation into a 9-1-1 call to police reporting a domestic assault, North Bay Police arrested and charged:
A 24-year old North Bay woman with:
- Two counts of assault with a weapon;
- One count of assault; and
- Two counts of breach of probation.
It is alleged that on February 15th, 2017, a verbal dispute between the accused and her partner in her North Bay residence turned violent when she threw a bottle at him. It is also alleged that on March 1st, 2017, following another argument between the two in the same residence, the accused burned the victim’s skin with a lit cigarette. Neither incident was reported to police at the time. On March 22nd, 2017, a third dispute between the couple in the same residence turned violent when the accused allegedly punched the victim. Reported injuries caused as a result of these incidents were minor.
The accused was held in custody pending a bail hearing.
Help for victims of domestic assault
If you or someone you know is in an emergency situation requiring immediate police assistance, call 911. If you are a victim of domestic assault and do not feel ready to report the crime to police, help is available.
Victim Services of Nipissing District provides free and confidential short-term crisis support to victims of crime, tragic circumstance and disaster. For more information, call 705-472-2649.