SUSPECTED GANG MEMBER OF “NORTH SIDE SAVAGES” GETS RELEASED ON BAIL TO LIVE IN THUNDER BAY WITH UNIQUE CONDITIONS.
An 18 year old MARTIN ATLOOKAN appeared with handcuffs in Bail Courtroom 103 today before Justice of the Peace Marcel Donio for a Bail Hearing. Atlookan is facing several serious allegations from alleged incidents that occurred on the Fort Hope Indian Reserve #64.
Atlookan is represented by lawyer Brennan Sacevich and Crown Attorney is Mary-Ann Mackett. Martin Atlookan is dressed in dark clothing. His jacket has red/white trim. He’s about 5’9” and slender build.
It’s a very lengthy bail hearing. The court hears allegations of an alleged break and enter on October 15,2017 in Fort Hope where a resident was beaten with a baseball bat and had their cell phone stolen. Then another alleged break and enter occurred at a different location and another resident assaulted. Court hears allegations of Atlookan’s association with an aboriginal gang called the NORTH SIDE SAVAGES.
Court hears that Atlookan already has been convicted of several crimes. He also has 17.5 credits towards a high school diploma. He’s currently at a Grade 11 level.
Atlookan’s Godmother is present to act as potential surety.
A staff member of the Kairos Community Program is present in court and so are a couple staff members of John Howard Bail Supervision Program. They tell the court the services they are offering to help Atlookan.
Justice of the Peace Donio has a new Justice of the Peace Jennifer Neill who he’s mentoring and training. He has lots of information to review.
Justice of the Peace Marcel Donio is ready to rule and he reviews the seriousness of these allegations.
Donio tells Atlookan that he is being given one final opportunity to prove himself. He will be released on 5000$ no deposit bail to a surety (his Godmother) with several unique conditions.
The accused must reside at the home of his surety on North Brodie.
He must present himself on demand to Thunder Bay Police for any home checks.
He must attend school here in Thunder Bay Monday thru Friday. KAIROS has a staff member who will pick him up every morning and bring him to school and bring him home to his Godmothers after school. He has to get an attendance sheet signed by teachers and present it to the Thunder Bay Police every Friday. If he is in court on a school day, he must get his lawyer to write a letter to police. KAIROS will also be monitoring.
He has an 8pm to 8am curfew. No exceptions. If he’s out past those hours, he must be with surety.
He’s to have no contact with his alleged victims or other alleged members of the North Side Savages (NSS)
He can have NO Identifying items of the North Side Savages.
He can not have a bandana or anything resembling a bandana that can be used to cover face.
He has until 6pm on Monday to report to John Howard Bail Supervision. He must participate in any program they tell him.
Atlookan’s lawyer Brennan Sacevich thanks his worship Donio for the decision but asks for an exception to the 8pm curfew in case Atlookan needs to be in a program outside those hours. Donio replies that he must be with his surety during the curfew period. If a program is past 8pm, his surety must be with him. No exceptions “Clearly, he needs to be monitored 24/7” Donio states.
The handcuffs are removed and Atlookan is happy to be free. His next court appearance is in 2 weeks.
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