Sentencing in Downtown Assault

Thirty three year old Jeremy Porter of St. Thomas was sentenced to 189 days in custody during a court appearance today.

In April of 2022 Officers on Community Patrol arrested Porter after he was alleged to have thrown a rock at a vehicle travelling down Talbot Street and subsequently assaulted the driver with a sharpened stick when the driver stopped to assess the damage.   The driver was transported to hospital by ambulance.  Police charged Porter with eleven offences, Possession of a Weapon for Dangerous Purpose, Aggravated Assault, Uttering Threats to Cause Death, Mischief Under $5000, Fail to Comply with Release Order and six counts of Fail to Comply with Probation Order.  Porter pled guilty to one count of Mischief Under $5000 and Assault Cause Bodily Harm.  The other charges were withdrawn.

 

 

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