A gunman whose actions two weeks ago closed down part of Second Avenue and brought out the Emergency Response Team has been arrested.
The North Bay Police Service had been seeking the 22-year-old suspect in connection with an incident Nov. 10 in which two shots were fired in a home at 182 Second Avenue.
Police said a man had walked into the house and fired the shot.
The city's ERT was called in, but the man had left the house by the time the team had stormed and searched the building.
A .22-calibre sawed-off rifle was found in the home and seized by police.
Just after two this morning constables Scott McFarlane and Jeff Warner, of the North Bay Police Service, executed an arrest warrant for the man.
Steve CHAULK, 22, of McIntyre Street W, is charged with assault causing bodily harm and a weapons offence. He was kept in custody for a bail hearing.
Here is the rest of this morning's police report:
SEVENTEEN-YEAR OLD IMPAIRED
On Nov. 25 shortly after 9:30 PM, constables Steve Trahan and Bill McMullen of the North Bay Police Service stopped a 17-year-old male driver in North Bay.
It was ascertained that this driver was in fact impaired and the youth was arrested. He is to attend court Jan. 11.
On Nov. 27 shortly after 2:30 AM constables Dave Wilson and Jeff Warner of the North Bay Police Service observed a man who was known to them, walking on McIntyre Street in North Bay.
This man was allegedly wanted on an immigration warrant and consequently was arrested.
Dipesh PATEL, 24, of McIntyre Street, is being held in District Jail.
On Nov. 26 during the afternoon hours, an argument ensued between a landlord and a tenant within the city.
The landlord allegedly advised the tenant to vacate the premises and when he refused, was allegedly threatened with bodily harm.
Cst. Scott Buchanan of the North Bay Police Service attended the location and ended up arresting the landlord.
Harold DOUCETTE, 67, of Burns Street, is charged with uttering threats. He was held for a bail hearing.
ASSAULT WITH WEAPON
On Nov. 27 at approximately 1 AM constables Jeff Warner and Walter Neeley of the North Bay Police Service attended a home within the city regarding an alleged assault.
Michael BEAN, 50, of Worthington Street E, is charged with assault with a weapon, a metal bar in this case.
He is to attend court on the 10th of Jan.
BREAK AND ENTERS
On Friday thieves entered an apartment in the 500 block of Main Street S in Callander, and stole a Golden Eagle Compound Bow. It was camouflage in colour and had an 80 lb. pull as well as an attached quiver containing five arrows.
On Nov. 27 between the hours of 3:30 PM and midnight, thieves broke the rear door to a home in the 600 block of Main Street E in North Bay. Once inside they stole 40 children’s DVDs , 80 to 100 DVD movies and a DVD cassette player. They also stole some silver rings from a bedroom.
The total value of the loss was approximately $3000.
Anyone with information on this crime or any other is asked to contact Crime Stoppers at 476-8477.