THUNDER BAY – CRIME – Alcohol was a contributing factor to an incident on Cummings Street that resulted in injuries and charges. Three people made a court appearance Friday in relation to the incident that took place at a Cumming Street apartment yesterday afternoon.
The investigation has revealed that two males were bothering a forty-eight-year-old male inside an apartment.
A thirty-one-year old male stepped in to stop the interaction and in turn was struck with a beer bottle and assaulted by these two males.
Police report that a forty-three-year old female then began to try to stop this second altercation, and she was assaulted.
The thirty-one-year old male and the female were sent to hospital for medical attention and have since been released. The forty-eight-year-old male was uninjured.
None of the individuals were stabbed in this incident contrary to the report put out by the police earlier today.
The two accused males were also sent to hospital and once they were medically cleared, they were escorted to the Balmoral Police Station and held in custody.
21 year old Jared Jay Geesic and 25 year old Justin John Fox have each been charged with two counts of Assault Causing Bodily Harm.
Fox has also been charged with Assault for the initial altercation on the 48 year old male. Both have been remanded to the District Jail and will make another court appearance on July 21, 2014.
Forty-six-year-old Joanne Lisa FOX was also arrested at the scene and charged with Obstructing a Police Officer. She has been released with an August 12, 2014 court date.All the individuals involved in this incident were known to each other, and alcohol was a factor in this incident.