ASSAULT WITH A WEAPON (KNIFE) LANDS MAN IN JAIL

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(THUNDER BAY, ON) – Appearing in a Thunder Bay bail court this morning via video from the Greenstone OPP detachment is a 35-year-old Adam Byron Patabon.

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His Worship, Justice of the Peace Bruce Leaman is presiding along with Crown Attorney Gordon Fillmore and defence lawyer Ron Poirier.

Allegations are that Patabon assaulted a woman with a weapon, which was a knife.

His new charge is:

  • Assault with a weapon

He has a charge that is already moving through the courts, which is:

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  • Unlawfully in a dwelling

The Crown is opposed to Patabons release, and cites the secondary grounds as a concern.

He further states that this is a reverse onus situation, and the Crown intends to put him to that onus.

Secondary ground concerns means that the Crown believes the likelihood of the accused to either become a public safety concern, re-offend or interfere with the administration of justice to be substantial.

Defence lawyer Poirier asks for the matter to be remanded tomorrow to begin working on a bail plan.

The Crown requests that while Patabon is in custody, that he does not contact 3 people, some of which are complainants.

The Justice of the Peace orders Patabon to remain in custody and to appear in court tomorrow by video from the Thunder Bay District Jail.

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Patabon is escorted back to his cell, where he will await prisoner transport to the Thunder Bay District Jail.

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4 Replies to “ASSAULT WITH A WEAPON (KNIFE) LANDS MAN IN JAIL”

    1. This is literally what was said in court today. Assault with a weapon is not a stabbing. I’m assuming more charges are coming.

      So no, nothing is wrong.

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