Assault, Break and Enter Arrest

Wednesday, November 27, 2019 - 20:15
Incident Number
Thunder Bay
Date Published: 2019-11-27

Thunder Bay Police Service officers with the Uniform Patrol Branch were dispatched to the 100 block of May Street South at about 9:20 p.m. following reports of a break and enter that had just occurred.

When officers arrived they learned a male and female had been observed breaking into a secured entrance of the Odd Fellows Hall. The couple was confronted by a witness, at which point the two suspects assaulted the witness before fleeing the area on bicycles.

An officer located both suspects together in the 200 block of Simpson Street about 20 minutes later. They were subsequently arrested and transported to the Thunder Bay Police Service headquarters.

A 51-year-old Thunder Bay female and John Robert SILVESTER, 78, also of Thunder Bay, were charged with Assault and Break and Enter.

The female was released on a Promise to Appear with a future court date. SILVESTER was held in custody for a bail court appearance Wednesday, and was released with a future appearance date.


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