Man wanted on Canada-wide warrant appears in bail court

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(THUNDER BAY, ON) – A 24-year-old Joseph Magiskan appeared in a Thunder Bay bail court this morning, via video from the OPP detachment in Thunder Bay.

His Worship, Justice of the Peace Bernard Caron was presiding along with Crown Attorney A. Mason and a duty counsel representative.

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According to police, Magiskan was the subject of a Canada-wide arrest warrant for being in violation of his parole.

The arrest warrant was executed last night when multiple police services came together and stormed a residence in Aroland, First Nation.

Police resources used were:

  • Greenstone OPP
  • Nishnawbe-Aski Police Service
  • North West Region Emergency Response Team
  • Canine Unit

Upon arresting Magiskan, police say they charged him with:

  • Assault
  • Violating his parole

Magiskan’s appearance in bail court today resulted in him remaining in custody and he has been remanded until December 5th.

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