Multiple assault arrests in St. John’s metro area Saturday

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The Royal Newfoundland Constabulary arrested three men in the St. John’s metro area on Saturday for separate incidents involving assault.

Police arrested an 18-year-old in St. John’s on an outstanding warrant for assault causing bodily harm and assault with a weapon. He was due to appear in court on Sunday.

Late Saturday night, police responded to an alleged domestic disturbance in Mount Pearl. A 25-year-old was arrested and charged with assault, assault with a weapon, property damage, and uttering threats. He was held overnight and due to appear in court on Sunday.

One hour after responding to the incident in Mount Pearl, the RNC responded to another report of a domestic disturbance in Conception Bay South. A 21-year-old was charged with common assault and released from custody. He will appear in court at a later date.

Geographic location: Mount Pearl, Conception Bay South

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  • Mr
    July 01, 2013 - 17:47

    It's because the news chooses stories that involve crime over everything else. If one defined culture on the basis of it's news stories, most every culture throughout North America would be categorized as culture of fear. Crime has in no way increased in Newfoundland or any other Canadian province in recent years. However, our awareness of criminal activity has increased. As such, news agencies are contributing in a sense to the further development of a fearful culture in which people will believe that their local society has become less safe in nature. It all comes back to the idea that the medium is the message. However, as far as news agencies are concerned it is not about an accurate message. In a capitalist society, it will always be about the message that sells, whether accurate or not.

  • Mike
    July 01, 2013 - 10:54

    WHAT HAPPENS TOMORROW? Th news about criminals in St. John's can make you have NIGHTMARES.