Sioux Lookout – Emmanuel Smith Faces Weapons and Assault Charges Following Disturbance

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OPP Sioux Lookout

SIOUX LOOKOUT – NEWS – In the early hours of December 23, 2023, Sioux Lookout Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a report of a disturbance at a Front Street business.

Incident and Investigation The incident, occurring around 2:45 a.m., involved two patrons engaged in a verbal altercation. The situation escalated when one individual, identified as Emmanuel Smith, 26, of Sioux Lookout, allegedly assaulted the other party.

Charges and Custody Smith faces multiple charges, including:

  • Assault with a Weapon
  • Possession of a Weapon for a Dangerous Purpose
  • Carrying a Concealed Weapon
  • Mischief
  • Possession of a Weapon Contrary to Prohibition Order

Following the incident, Smith was detained for a bail hearing and subsequently remanded to Kenora Jail. He is scheduled for a court appearance on December 27, 2023.

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