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City Man Arrested on Sexual Assault and Weapons Charges

By Adam Riley Oct 7, 2022 | 5:00 PM

Thunder Bay Police have arrested a 37 year old city man who was wanted on warrants in connection to a sexual assault which occurred this week and a weapons offence from August.

Officers with the Break and Enter and Robbery (BEAR) Unit discovered the whereabouts of the man at a Wilson Street address around 4PM and took him into custody. In his possession were several weapons, including a prohibited spring-loaded knife.

Despite being positively identified by officers, the accused denied he was the male officers were looking for.

He faces the following charges:

• Possession of a Firearm or Ammunition Contrary to Prohibition Order x 3 • Obstruct Peace Officer • Failure to Comply with Probation Order x 4 • Carrying Concealed Weapon • Possession of a Prohibited Device or Ammunition • Sexual Assault with a Weapon • Using a Firearm while Committing Offence • Uttering Threats – Death or Bodily Harm

He appeared in bail court today and was remanded into custody.


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