Continuous assaults over a 24 hour period resulted in a 46 year old St. Thomas man being arrested for Assault X2 and Choking. Two friends became involved in a heated argument beginning on August 18, 2013 over missing narcotics which turned physical. The 49 year old victim suffered only minor injuries and did not require medical attention. The accused was spotted a short time after Police were contacted. He remains in custody for a bail hearing.
Bicycles on sidewalks
Citizens of St. Thomas are reminded of our bicycle on the sidewalk By-Law 45-89. “[Operate/permit operation of] bicycle along sidewalk”. Sec 17 carries a $65.00 fine for anyone who is caught contravening this section. You will notice the signs posted at every cross walk down Talbot Street reminding everyone about the by-law. Riding your bicycle on the sidewalk on Talbot St. can be dangerous for pedestrians using the sidewalks to get to and from work or attending their favorite store or restaurant. Upon exiting these places the last thing they want to happen is to collide with a cyclist. Please adhere to the by-law for everyone’s safety.