UPDate: MOB MAYHEM AT VICTORIAVILLE
SPITTING BLOOD IN A POLICE OFFICER’S FACE
#LSN_Crime Thunder Bay Countcouthouse Inside Edition
THUNDER BAY, ONTARIO - March 28, 2019 (LSN) Members of Thunder Bay Police Service’s Community Response Team located an individual wanted on a Canada-wide warrant near a bar in the 500 block of Victoria Avenue East just after 3 p.m. on Wednesday March 27.
The wanted male became combative when the approaching plain clothed officer identified himself.
Other members of the Community Response Team arrived to assist with the arrest. Officers from the Uniformed Patrol division were then called in to assist with the unruly crowd that had formed.
The wanted male assaulted an officer at the scene. The male again became combative when at the station and assaulted another officer there.
Kevin Douglas SAKANEE, 35, of Thunder Bay, is charged with Assaulting Peace Officer x 2, Resist Peace Officer, Uttering Threats – Death or Bodily Harm.
SAKANEE appeared in court Thursday morning and was remanded into custody with a future appearance date.
THUNDER BAY, ONTARIO - March 27, 2019 (LSN) Thunder Bay Police working hard on the scene of a massive brawl involving over a dozen people this afternoon. No word yet on any charges.
A man was fighting with numerous Thunder Bay Police Service officers who were attempting to make an arrest. The indigenous male became violent with officers and was quickly subdued, being handcuffed and placed on the ground. The suspect then spit in an officers face. The spit contained blood.
Officers started to shout at the man after this disgusting behaviour and that’s when a mob approached and started yelling at the police. Violence started to erupt amongst the crowd and more officers responded to the scene. Witnesses to the scene say that the situation was very close to a riot breaking out but did calm down, despite violence breaking out in the crowd.