Following an investigation into a 9-1-1 call reporting a stabbing that took place shortly before midnight on Sunday, North Bay Police arrested and charged:
Frederick Richard Trottier, age 48, of North Bay, with:
- One count of assault with a weapon; and
- One count of aggravated assault.
On Sunday, April 16th, 2017, at approximately 11:44 p.m., the accused and three other suspects drove to the residence of a North Bay man known to him and confronted him in his driveway. Following a verbal argument, it is alleged that the suspects physically assaulted the victim. After the suspects left the scene, the victim realized that he had been stabbed. A neighbour called 9-1-1 and the victim was immediately transported to hospital by ambulance.
Yesterday, the accused turned himself in to police headquarters where he was arrested and charged, and held in custody for a bail hearing.
The investigation continues.
Police seek witnesses and tips
Anyone with information that may assist police with this investigation is asked to contact Detective Constable Darcy Wall at the North Bay Police Service at 705-497-5555. For those who wish to remain anonymous, contact Near North Crime Stoppers, by calling 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or by submitting a tip online at nearnorthcrimestoppers.com.