Police Make Arrest in Stabbings at Newfie’s Pub

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The licence for Newfie’s Pub will be suspended for ten days, starting at 11AM on September 12 2015 and continue until 02:00AM on September 22nd 2015.
Newfie’s Pub near where the suspect was arrested. The licenced establishment is in the process of re-locating to Simpson Street.

The licence for Newfie’s Pub will be suspended for ten days, starting at 11AM on September 12 2015 and continue until 02:00AM on September 22nd 2015.
Newfie’s Pub

THUNDER BAY – NEWS – Thunder Bay Police are reporting that they have arrested a suspect in an incident at a south-side licenced establishment. Police reported on November 13th, 2018 that they had identified the suspect.

On Sunday, November 18th, 2018 Police located and then arrested Johnathon Fredrick Greywolf BARNARD in connection with this assault.

BARNARD was charged with Aggravated Assault x 3, Probation Order Non-Compliance x 2.

Sources tell NetNewsLedger that the assault happened as patrons and a former staff member of the licenced establishment at Newfie’s Pub in downtown Fort William attempted to intervene in an apparent domestic dispute.

Reportedly two of the victims of the stabbing were trying to protect the woman being assaulted. One, a woman, received stab wounds to her arm. The woman received stitches for her injuries. Another victim, a male received three stab wounds, one which punctured his diaphragm and injured his liver. That individual was operated on at Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre and is recovering.

Perhaps those two individuals were in the wrong place at the right time.

BARNARD appeared in court on November 19th and was remanded into custody with a future date.

None of the charges have been proven in court.


Original Release: Aggravated Assault Investigation
Date Published: 2018-11-14

Police attended Newfie’s Pub on November 13, 2018, just before 1:00 a.m. on a report of multiple persons requiring medical attention after an altercation in the establishment.

The investigation has revealed that an argument occurred between two males in the bar. Two patrons attempted to break it up but in the process, they were injured along with one of the males involved in the argument. The suspect left prior to police arrival.

A 32-year-old female and a 31-year-old and a 35-year old male were sent to hospital by ambulance for medical treatment.

Police have identified the suspect and are attempting to locate him. This investigation is ongoing.