(THUNDER BAY, ON) – MAN WHO DEFRAUDED SENIOR CITIZEN SENTENCED TO ANOTHER 30 DAYS IN JAIL.
CRIMINAL HAS BEEN VICTIM OF VIOLENCE IN THUNDER BAY JAIL
A 31 year old BIAGGIO JOSEPH DONOVAN appeared handcuffed in Courtroom 102 today, Friday April 12, 2019 before Her Honour Justice Elaine Burton to plead guilty to some criminal charges.
DONOVAN has his hair tied back in a man bun and has grown a scruffy beard.
Crown Attorney Piera Pasloski and Defence Attorney Ryan Green have an agreed joint submission for Her Honour to consider.
On September 25,2018 DONOVAN had a debit card belonging to a senior citizen who lived on Dease Street. He managed to acquire the PIN and promptly began using it at ATM’s and stores for a total $1387.95.
He was arrested, charged and released.
DONOVAN tries to argue with the court and his lawyer that the senior gave him the PIN. That argument falls flat with the court. He did not have authorization to abuse the card.
On February 6, 2019 DONOVAN was found in the building at 300 Brodie Street. The owner asked him to leave.
DONOVAN told the owner “I’m going to kill you Chink, I’m going to mess you up”.
Thunder Bay Police arrested and charged him with uttering threats to kill.
On February 13,2019 DONOVAN was released on $1000 no deposit bail with several conditions including a curfew.
On March 14,2019 DONOVAN was found outside 340 May Street at 12:20 am past his curfew. He was arrested and charged with breach and held at the Thunder Bay Jail ever since.
DONOVAN has been the subject of several violent attacks at the jail. Inside Edition sources indicate that other criminals in the jail are not fond of him.
Justice Burton is not impressed with his fraud on a senior. She asks him if he has anything to say.
“I’m sorry, I’m sorry. I shouldn’t have done what I did. I have a drug problem. I’m sorry” he states.
DONOVAN has been in jail for 32 real days. He receives another 30 days going forward for the fraud.
He’s also ordered to 1 year of probation on the breach and utter threat. A restitution order of $1387.95 is placed on him.
The Crown is also applying for estreatment on the $1000 Bail promised for violating his conditions. A DNA order and weapons ban is placed on him.
A big thanks to our news tipster on this story.