Man Charged with Assault with a Weapon
On July 31, 2021 officers with Patrol Services charged 39-year-old Justin St. Amour with assault with a weapon.
It is alleged around 6:55 a.m. two victims woke up to find the accused inside their residence in the 300 block of Albert Street East. While inside the residence the accused damaged some property, stole approximately $600 in Canadian currency, threatened the victims with a knife and a screwdriver then struck one of the victims in the chest with a curtain rod before fleeing the area.
Police were called and officers located the accused as he was leaving the residence. Officers observed the accused holding a knife and he was arrested. A subsequent search found him to be in possession of the money stolen from the victims.
He is charged with three counts of assault with a weapon, possession of a weapon for a dangerous purpose, break and enter and theft under $5,000. He was held for bail court. During the bail hearing he was remanded into custody and is scheduled to appear in court on August 12, 2021.