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Man running from charges in Sault caught in British Columbia

Wednesday, February 05, 2014   by: Staff
On February 4, 2014, Sault Ste. Marie Police travelled to Toronto, Ontario to pick up an accused male, age 22, that had been picked up by the British Columbia Sheriff’s office on outstanding warrants from this district.
The past incident stemmed from domestic matters.
The accused is charged with two counts of breach of probation and another charge of unlawfully at large.
The warrants were executed and the accused was transported back to the Sault.
The accused will appear in court on February 5, 2014, at 10 a.m.
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damzull1 2/5/2014 9:16:15 AM Report

whats this a guessing games if you cant mention any names then why bother saying anything
Lone24 2/5/2014 9:28:20 AM Report

You can run but you can't hide.
jojoe71 2/5/2014 9:38:54 AM Report

Be interesting to know how much money was spent on this fiasco. And what the end result is to justify the wasted money.And thirdly could that money be put to better use for humanitarian needs.
mike1978 2/5/2014 9:41:24 AM Report

I can never understand why everyone in this city needs to know the name of the accused. Is everyone's life that boring that they feel the need to come on here everyday to look for someones name they recognize? i am awaiting the responses, "he may live in my neighbourhood" or like the one above "its not worth posting without his name". That is the problem with Sault Ste Marie, someone would rather see you lying in a ditch, unsuccessful or in trouble to say I told you so. Not responding to news that actually is good in this city. Embarassing and busy bodies. Thats what I think of some of the peoples responses on Sootoday in general. Have a nice day.
ducky58 2/5/2014 9:56:44 AM Report

I'm with you jojoe could have saved all that money by just leaving him there.
Javaman 2/5/2014 10:04:07 AM Report

I think you always know who the accused is if you are close to that family either as a relative or close friend. Other than that...who cares who it is? The main point is an accused did not get away with something. Kudos to the cops.
Sam C 2/5/2014 10:36:21 AM Report

And if they had just left him there, how would justice be served? This is money well spent.
Tag33&1/3rd 2/5/2014 11:13:31 AM Report

Just leave him there so he can start up another relationship and hurt somebody else? (that is if the guy's guilty of course)
HowAbooutSomeLogic 2/5/2014 11:33:02 AM Report

I'd say this name-less post fits right in with the 'top headlines'...trucks in ditches, valentines day cpr course, ohl news, etc....really important stuff.


Maybe you know the accused and what he did to get the probation - if you did you didn't mention that - but how could you possibly talk about justice without having any of the evidence?

Half of you believe our police and justice system to be infallible...always getting the bad guys and sparing all the innocents (I don't know whether to laugh or cry).....but these excursions are paid for by taxpayers. As such, there should be total transparency regarding the costs involved EVERY SINGLE TIME.

Just Curious 2/5/2014 11:44:59 AM Report

OK, lets see; We have 3 air fares,2 of which will be round trip, plus maybe an overnight accommodations for 2 officers from BC,plus wages which will include some overtime. Then we have 2 officers from the Soo traveling to TO to pick him up and bring him back here and that would include meals and some overtime also, I'm sure. Then he will be granted bail and be back on the street in a matter of hours and probably back on his way to BC in just days..So was it worthwhile to do?? I don't think so.. They should have just jailed him out there and been done with it...Keerist..
Tag33&1/3rd 2/5/2014 12:41:04 PM Report

Curious what the comments would be if this article stated that the police know of this man's where abouts in British Columbia but decided to just let him be and forget that he fled and hurt people in the Sault. ???
Tag33&1/3rd 2/5/2014 12:53:33 PM Report

If they let him get away with it then everybody would be taking off and not appearing for their court dates.
The police did the right thing. If a crime was committed against you--would you be complaining of tax-payers $ for justice? Would you be happy if the police told you they will just forget about it because he's on the other side of the country now anyway? LOL
macgyvr 2/5/2014 1:04:33 PM Report

Just Curious 2/5/2014 2:16:42 PM Report

Sorry tag, but several thousand bucks just to get this airhead back here to be released again and again makes no sense to me.. The paperwork should have been sent out there and throw his ass in jail there. This whole incident probably cost more than I make in 3 months on pension. He shouldn't have been let to in the first place when he was charged. He will probably be back with the one he assaulted in a month or two and he had a nice holiday in BC..
dude4975 2/5/2014 3:53:03 PM Report

Mention the mothers name or don"t write a storey, and yes knowing this mother F should make him think twice next time especially when he"s knowen to the public and others that know this criminal,
thomas 2/5/2014 3:57:29 PM Report

(domestic dispute? hmm) IMO, if he/she beat the crap out of someone or abused a child in any way, and then took off to BC, then I'm glad they caught him/her to face the charges.

Unfortunately, this must have cost a lot of money to bring them back, and he/she will most likely be released (even if found guilty)after a slap on the wrist like most other cases unless it was a murder.
thomas 2/5/2014 3:58:10 PM Report

woops, didn't notice it was a MALE
Tag33&1/3rd 2/5/2014 3:58:20 PM Report

Ya I do agree with transferring charges there and dealing with it there for sure.
TFinn 2/5/2014 4:06:30 PM Report

Possible deterrent

Who ever skips on bail or court appearances should be assessed a fine equal to and any amount it takes to get him/her to trial … now …. before you say these losers have no money ..that may be correct ….however if the fine is assessed in a dollar value … then if the person hasn’t the funds then it will be a trade off ie; $50 would for two full weeks in jail if the cost of getting this idiot is $ 3500 that would translate to 140 weeks in jail …BTW this would be completely separate for what ever they are in trouble for …it would be a mandatory term till they satisfy the dollar amount regardless of any out come of their trial. ....Just saying ..!
Boomer4771 2/5/2014 8:06:36 PM Report

TFINN have another pull on that pipe. Do u not read what these pukes usually get. Now you want to jail them over 2 years which puts them in federal system for running away.... WOW. you prepared to pay through taxes for all the new jails they would have to build...
jojoe71 2/7/2014 9:10:28 PM Report

so his court date was two days ago. Any bets he's on his way back to BC :)
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