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Female charged with assault at group home

Wednesday, March 05, 2014   by: SooToday.com Staff

NEWS RELEASE

SAULT STE MARIE
POLICE SERVICE

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On March 4, 2014, at 7 p.m., patrol officers were called to a group home for an assault complaint.

Officers learned that a 22-year-old had assaulted her support worker by pushing and scratching her.

The victim’s injuries did not require medical attention.

The accused was also found to be on probation with conditions not to physically interfere with her support staff.

The accused has been charged with assault and breach of probation.

She will appear in bail court on March 5.

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If you have any information regarding these crimes, or any other crime, call Crime Stoppers at 705-942-7867 or 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS).

Submit an e-tip from the Crime Stoppers’ website at www.saultcrimestoppers.com or text keyword SSM with your tip to 274637.

Text STOP to 274637 to cancel. Text HELP to 274637 for help. Message and data rates may apply.

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friendlyone24 3/5/2014 8:34:53 AM Report

22 years old and in a group home?
Doesn't sound like her mind is all there in the first place.....
crashed13 3/5/2014 9:09:06 AM Report

I think that's when the straight jacket and padded room come into play.
Christina216 3/5/2014 9:24:03 AM Report

my uncles 54 and hes in a group home. hes a paranoid schizophrenic(sp). maybe she is too.
Me myself and I 3/5/2014 9:41:23 AM Report

Do some people not think before they speak? It must be nice that these people live in perfect worlds!
Wobbler 3/5/2014 9:58:01 AM Report

friendlyone24....I'm thinking maybe you should change your name on here. Your comment sure isn't of the "friendly" nature!!
Crashed13.....well I sure hope your life is all sunshine and roses!!!

Christina216.....Sorry to read of your Uncle's condition, but glad that he is in a place that understands and helps him in his day to day life.
Me myself and I.....you took the words right out of my mouth!!! Thank you!!!

To others who may want to post comments like the first two............Walk a mile in someone else's shoes and think before you speak!! Your perfect lives may end up in turmoil one day and you may require the help of professionals too!!
ThinkAgain 3/5/2014 10:29:01 AM Report

Today they call it mental illness, but back in the day, we called it PMS - I just think it was that time of the month and her worker just pissed her off, lol
Prrrrrrr 3/5/2014 10:29:23 AM Report


I hope the judge who holds her fate remembers this...

http://www.ctvnews.ca/canada/after-death-deemed-homicide-ashley-smith-family-calls-for-new-criminal-investigation-1.1600083
Tag33&1/3rd 3/5/2014 10:29:56 AM Report

I work in support field--i would never charge a client unless it was majorly serious. (you gotta expect this kind of thing in this field)
willoweep 3/5/2014 10:55:02 AM Report

Wobbler you best be careful up their on that lofty Perch.

We sure wouldn't want to lose someone who can straighten us all out .

There are other sorts of group homes in this City besides CLA etc.

This client was already on probation,seems more like a detox or some such place.

As someone stated it would be a very rare thing for a resident in a group home , for mentally challenged to ever have charges brought against them by staff.
jojoe71 3/5/2014 10:56:40 AM Report

from what I recall; years ago the government cut funding on places like Riverview in the Sault and turned the people out in the street. It's all about money. All over Canada I understand that most of the homeless have mental issues.I guess it's more important to the powers that be to give our tax money to third world countries. Shouldn't charity begin in our back yard?
Sam C 3/5/2014 11:33:58 AM Report

Wobbler... nice try, but too many people will offer comments on topics they know little about.
Dead End Kid 3/5/2014 11:53:49 AM Report

Wobbler you should change your name to god.
Powerwise 3/5/2014 1:13:08 PM Report

Oh my! Oh my! Screenname " WOBBLER "

I am wondering about your apparent MOTIVATION for claiming unfriendly CONDUCT?

FRIENDLY NATURE
SooBuddy 3/5/2014 1:35:36 PM Report

I know of the home mentioned, She is a troubled adult. They try their hardest but sometimes it’s too much.
I feel for her and the workers at the same time.
Maybe in some commenter’s situation it’s not PMS it’s just your stupidity that causes the issue.
Oh and please respond with your wittiness and your ever knowing wisdum.
Keep in mind any reply will be timed in accordance with your I.Q.
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