Criminal harassment and uttering death threats charges laid

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(THUNDER BAY, ON) โ€“ Today at Thunder Bay Courthouse we had a session of W.A.S.H. court (Weekend and statutory holiday). All the regions bail matters are redirected to Thunder Bay during weekends and holidays.

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The second person to appear in court this morning, attempting to get released from police custody was a 32-year-old Keith Humphryโ€™s.

Justice of the Peace Jennifer Neill was presiding along with Crown Attorney P. Pasloski and a duty counsel representative.

Humphryโ€™s is facing the following criminal code charges:

  • Criminal harassment contrary to section 264(1) of the Criminal Code of Canada
  • Uttering threats to cause death contrary to section 264.1(1) of the Criminal Code of Canada (2 counts)

Criminal harassment, section 264(1) of the Criminal Code of Canada reads as follows:

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No person shall, without lawful authority and knowing that another person is harassed or recklessly as to whether the other person is harassed, engage in conduct referred to in subsection (2) that causes that other person reasonably, in all the circumstances, to fear for their safety or the safety of anyone known to them.

Uttering threats, section 264.1(1) of the Criminal Code of Canada reads as follow:

Every one commits an offence who, in any manner, knowingly utters, conveys or causes any person to receive a threatย to cause death or bodily harm to any person.

Humphrys was denied bail today and has another scheduled appearance in a Thunder Bay bail court on Monday.

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