Pik Evacuee Charged with Assault and Breaching Probation


(THUNDER BAY, ON) – The City of Thunder Bay made a statement that announced they were no longer accepting more evacuees as the city already took in 1000. They stated that first responders are swamped and anymore evacuees entering the city may put safety at risk.
July 16th was no different. 41-year-0ld Robin Turtle, a Pikangikum forest fire evacuee, is facing the following charges after a woman who he was already under court order not to contact, was assaulted and alcohol is believed to have been a factor.

  • Assault on a woman.
  • Breaching bail conditions (undertaking) no alcohol or substances banned under the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act, unless prescribed by a doctor.
  • Failing to comply with a probation order (keep the peace and be of good behaviour).
  • Breaching bail conditions (undertaking) do not contact a woman.

Turtle was denied release from jail today. He is scheduled to return to court tomorrow by video from the Thunder Bay District Jail A.K.A. “The Algoma Bed & Breakfast”.
Turtle is escorted back to his jail cell at the police station where he will wait for prisoner transport to the distrit jail.
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