(THUNDER BAY, ON) – On November 23rd, 2019, the LCBO located at 1095 Arthur Street West was targeted by a group of people who entered the store and left with unpaid alcohol.
Officers with the Thunder Bay Police Service responded to the call and started an investigation into the situation. Four people were arrested and held pending a court appearance. Those four people are:
- 31-year-old Felton Earl Sakanee.
- 30-year-old Christopher Meeseetawagesic.
- 32-year-old Roxanne Louis Jacobs.
- 30-year-old Temerity Kakegamic
It is alleged that upon the arrest of Meeseetawagesic, he was actively resisting police by refusing to put his arms behind his back for officers to handcuff him. He is facing further charges of:
- Resist police.
- Breaching probation order made on August 13th, 2019 (keep the peace and be of good behaviour).
Jacobs has a previous outstanding charges for theft at the LCBO on Arthur Street and the Thunder Centre LCBO. she is further charges with:
- Breaching bail condition (not to attend the LCBO at 969 Fort William Road and 1095 Arthur Street West).
Sakanee is also facing a charge of breaching a probation order made on April 2, 2019 (keep the peace and be of good behaviour).
All four suspects appeared in court this morning in front of Justice of the Peace Anna Gibbons. Crown Attorney Manon Arbour was also working court this morning along with duty counsel representative Joy Wakefield.
When the Justice of the Peace asked Towegishig if he understood his charges, his response was “Yes, and I don’t care”.
All four accused were denied bail today and have various future court dates set to continue answering to the charges laid before them. None of the allegations have been proven in a court of law.