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Timmins man charged with assault following two unrelated incidents

2017-12- 08 Timmins Police Cruiser MH
Timmins Police cruiser. Maija Hoggett/TimminsToday

NEWS RELEASE
TIMMINS POLICE SERVICE
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The Timmins Police Service has charged a local man with a number of Criminal Code offences stemming from a sequence of incidents that occurred during the late afternoon hours of Monday, Nov. 23.

[It is alleged that] a male subject had entered a convenience store located in the north end of the city at approximately 5 p.m. and engaged in an argument with a store customer. The subject became irate and damaged the store’s lottery advertising sign. The estimated value of the sign that was destroyed by this act is $300.

The suspect fled on foot but a detailed description was provided to the responding Timmins Police officers.

Prior to being located, [it is alleged that] this same subject attended at a Cedar Street homeless facility and entered into an assaultive altercation with staff members present.

The subject was positively identified, located, and arrested by responding Timmins Police officers.

As a result of the first incident, Shawn Nakogee, 25 of Timmins, has been charged with:
    •    Mischief under $5,000 contrary to the Criminal Code of Canada
    •    Two counts of fail to comply with probation order contrary to the Criminal Code of Canada

Additionally, he is also charged with the following offences stemming from the second incident:
    •    Assault contrary to the Criminal Code of Canada
    •    Utter threats contrary to the Criminal Code of Canada
    •    Three counts of fail to comply with undertaking contrary to the Criminal Code of Canada

The accused remains in police custody awaiting a bail hearing slated for today at Provincial Court in Timmins to answer to the charges laid against him.

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