Search User Login Menu
Tools
Close
Close

Lake Superior Circle Tour

Planing your Vacation by traveling around Lake Superior Here you can find the information you require to make your trip the best ever. Hotels, Shopping, Specialty Shops, Restaurants, Grand Marais, Thunder Bay, Duluth, Houghton, Sault St. Marie and other communities in the Lake Superior Region

Lake Superior Circle Businesses

Highway 11/17 East from Thunder Bay for 60 KM.

Prince Arthur Hotel, Thunder Bay Ontario, Overlooking Lake Superior and the Sleeping Giant.

Crystal Variety and Restaurant, Shuniah  Highway 11 17 east of Thunder Bay, 

Maps of Shipwrecks on the Five Great Lakes 


Snow comming Lake Superior News

Lake Superior Circle Tour

CONVICTED RAPIST RELEASED ON $10 000 NO DEPOSIT BAIL AGAIN

CONVICTED RAPIST RELEASED ON $10 000 NO DEPOSIT BAIL AGAIN

breached his release conditions by being away from Marion street home

THUNDER BAY, ONTARIO  ~~~~~~  October 19, 2020 (LSN)  t’s alleged that O’KANE breached his release conditions by being away from Marion street home. Hardworking TBPS Officers began a search using a canine unit. O’KANE was arrested at 2:30am on Friday October 9,2020 on 400 block of Court Street.

Appearing by phone from the Thunder Bay Jail today, Monday October 19,2020 is convicted rapist JAMES JOSEPH O’KANE.

O’KANE is being released yet again on another $10 000 no deposit bail, even though the last one hasn’t gone through the estreatment process.

O’KANE is released on the same conditions he previously violated (allegedly)

O’KANE is ordered to live with his surety mother Susan in the 400 block of Marion Avenue

  • -no weapons, drugs or alcohol
  • -not allowed outside without his mother
  • -no contact with victim.

O’KANE WILL BE GETTING SENTENCED TO A MULTI YEAR PENITENTIARY SENTENCE FOR A VIOLENT RAPE. The Gladue Report is being prepared. (See below)

The Director of Communications at TBPS, aren’t warringthe the public again

His next court appearance is November 25,2020

*****************************************

CONVICTED RAPIST ARRESTED BY HARDWORKING TBPS OFFICERS FOR BREACHING BAIL CONDITIONS

DIRECTOR OF COMMUNICATIONS AT TBPS  ARE NOT TELLING THE PUBLIC AGAIN

A 29 year old JAMES JOSEPH O’KANE was arrested early this morning, Friday October 9,2020 by hardworking TBPS Officers.

It’s alleged that JAMES JOSEPH O’KANE was not in his residence and not with his surety.

JAMES JOSEPH O’KANE was on bail conditions awaiting sentencing for a violent October 22,2016 rape on Cumberland Street. (read more below)

JAMES JOSEPH O’KANE spent the night in custody at the Balmoral Police Station and appeared by phone in remote Bail Court this morning, Friday October 9,2020 before Her Worship, Justice of the Peace Zelda Kitchekeesic.

Provincial Crown Attorney Blair Hagen is not consenting to the release of JAMES JOSEPH O’KANE. He is awaiting sentencing for this violent rape which he plead guilty to.

JAMES JOSEPH O’KANE is being transported to the Thunder Bay Jail. He’s unlikely to be released again.

As per usual practice, the Director Of Communications at TBPS is not telling the public. His soy boy buddies Dumb Doug & Lazy Leith won’t open their mouths either unless they can deep throat a tofu sausage.

*************************************

VIOLENT RAPIST GETS ANOTHER DELAY IN SENTENCING

Tuesday March 3,2020

A 29 YEAR OLD JAMES JOSEPH O’KANE WILL BE GOING TO A FEDERAL PENITENTIARY. JUST A MATTER OF WHEN & FOR HOW LONG.

Appearing in Courtroom 302 today before His Honor, Superior Court Justice John Fregeau is JAMES JOSEPH O’KANE. It appears that O’KANE’S parents were at court to support the violent criminal rapist that they raised.

Sentencing submissions were scheduled for today. Crown Attorney Rob Kozak has worked extremely hard on this disgusting and disturbing rape case. Defence Attorney Michael Hargadon, who recently had surgery is still recuperating and will need to be in better health to do the 2 hour sentencing submission required to try minimize the amount of time O’KANE will be incarcerated for.

O’KANE PLEAD GUILTY TO THIS VIOLENT RAPE ON JULY 23,2019.

ADMITTED FACTS WILL BE READ IN AT SENTENCING SUBMISSIONS WHICH WILL NOW OCCUR ON MARCH 24,2020.

Sources indicate that on the evening of October 22,2016 O’KANE met a young petite foreign woman in the downtown Port Arthur area. They spent some time walking and talking together and that was captured on various video surveillance.

Sources further indicate that O’KANE decided he wanted sexual intercourse with the woman in a Cumberland area parking lot. He didn’t like her answer of “NO” so proceeded to have it anyways. As she resisted and fought, he wound up choking her and removing her tampon because she was on her menstrual cycle and had intercourse with her.

Sources indicate that he left her injured and bleeding in the parking lot after he was done raping her.

Thunder Bay Police worked hard on this case. The Director of Communications put out a low detail media release with no picture and his buddies at TBLAZYNEWSWATCH did a copy and paste job. They are so lazy, they didn’t even show up to court to hear the guilty plea. They aren’t interested in identifying violent rapists to the community.

O’KANE left the courthouse still on bail. He hid his face like the sack of shit rapist that he is.

His hair is longer and beard is longer now.

*************************************

July 23,2019

VIOLENT RAPIST PLEADS GUILTY

JAMES O’KANE REMAINS FREE ON BAIL.

HE WAITED ALMOST 3 YEARS TO PLEAD GUILTY

A 28 year old JAMES JOSEPH O’KANE appeared in Courtroom 205 this morning, Tuesday July 23,2019 before Her Honour Justice Helen Pierce to plead GUILTY to a violent rape on a young woman he just met who’s first language is not English and from another country.

THE FACTS WERE NOT READ INTO THE RECORD.

THERE WILL BE A CONTESTED SENTENCING HEARING. Facts will be read into the record at the Sentencing Hearing. A Pre-Sentence Report was ordered. On September 30,2019 a date will be set for the Sentencing Hearing.

Sources indicate that on the evening of October 22,2016 O’KANE met a young petite foreign woman in the downtown Port Arthur area. They spent some time walking and talking together and that was captured on various video surveillance.

Sources further indicate that O’KANE decided he wanted sexual intercourse with the woman in a Cumberland area parking lot. He didn’t like her answer of “NO” so proceeded to have it anyways. As she resisted and fought, he wound up choking her and removing her tampon because she was on her menstrual cycle and had intercourse with her.

Sources indicate that he left her injured and bleeding in the parking lot after he was done raping her.

Thunder Bay Police worked hard on this case. The Director of Communications put out a low detail media release with no picture and his buddies at TBLAZYNEWSWATCH did a copy and paste job. They are so lazy, they didn’t even show up to court to hear the guilty plea. They aren’t interested in identifying violent rapists to the community.

Sources indicate that the Crown Attorney wants a multiple year sentence for this violent rape. Of course Defence Attorney Hargadon will seek less time for his client.

Previous court appearances by JAMES O’KANE below.

*************************************

JAMES O’KANE PRELIMINARY HEARING ON AGGRAVATED SEXUAL ASSAULT.

Appearing in Courtroom 303 today, Thursday May 10,2018 before Her Honour Justice Joyce Pelletier is 27 year old JAMES O’KANE. Crown Attorney Rob Kozak is present along with defence lawyer Michael Hargadon.

A bespectacled and bearded O’KANE is wearing a gray button up sweater with t-shirt underneath. Also wearing black pants and dark gray shoes that aren’t tied all the way up. He’s approximately 6 feet tall. He has long dark hair down to his shoulders and has gained a noticeable amount of weight since he was arrested. He tucks all his hair under ball cap when out of courtroom.

His appearance has changed considerably in past 18 months

THERE IS A PUBLICATION BAN ON ALL EVIDENCE GIVEN UNTIL TRIAL STARTS.

THE PRELIMINARY HEARING CONTINUES TOMORROW

O’KANE REMAINS FREE ON BAIL WITH A SURETY

AS USUAL, NO OTHER LOCAL MEDIA IS PRESENT

***************************************************

THE ORIGINAL MEDIA RELEASE FROM TBPS

***************************************************

On the evening of Friday, November 4, 2016, members of the Criminal Investigations Branch of the Thunder Bay Police Service arrested a 25-year-old Thunder Bay man at a north side residence without incident for a violent sexual assault that occurred during the early morning hours of October 23, 2016.

On Saturday, November 5, 2016, James O’Kane appeared by way of video before a Justice of the Peace. He was remanded to the District Jail on charges of Aggravated Sexual Assault, Overcoming Resistance (choking), Utter Threats to Kill and Forcible Confinement. His next court date is Monday, November 7, 2016.

This complex investigation utilized many resources of the Thunder Bay Police Service including the Criminal Investigation Branch, the Forensic Identification Unit, the Community Response Team, the Intelligence Unit and Uniform Patrol. The TBPS also utilized outside resources from agencies including the Northern Regional Forensics Lab and Ontario Provincial Police Behavioral Science’s Unit in Orillia.

 

#LSN_Crime #LSN_TBayCourthouse

Thunder Bay Court House Inside Edition
Thunder Bay Court House Inside Edition

Thunder Bay Courthouse
  InSide Edition

Citizen journalist with over 30 years experience observing court cases 

Check out our Facebook page by clicking here

The views expressed in this  article are solely those of their author and are not necessarily either shared or endorsed by Lake Superior News / Lake Superior Media.

 

Thunder  Bay Police Service Board    Lake Superior News
Kristen Oliver, Bill Mauro, Celina Reitberger, Georjann Morriseau, Kyle Landsdell
Tom Lockwood the Toronto-area lawyer appointed by the Ontario Civilian Police Commission to administer the Thunder Bay Police Services Board, in 2018
Visit Police Service Board Website 

  • 19 October 2020
  • Author: TBay Courthouse
  • Number of views: 5879
  • Comments: 0
Print

Sign up for our Lake Superior Circle Tour Newsletter

Lake Superior Circle Tour

 

Highways

The Lake Superior Circle Tour in northern Wisconsin (highway 13), loops around Lake Superior state highways in the US states of Michigan, Minnesota (highway 61) and Wisconsin and provincial highways in the Canadian province of Ontario (highway 17). These highways are usually the closest to the lake.

Travel Lake Superior Circle Tour

 

Thunder Bay Amethyst Mine

Text/HTML

 

 

The Great Lakes — Superior, Huron, Michigan, Ontario and Erie — make up the largest body of fresh water on Earth, accounting for one-fifth of the freshwater surface on the planet at 6 quadrillion gallons. The area of all the Great Lakes is 95,160 square miles (246,463 square kilometers) and span 750 miles (1,200 km) from west to east.

 

 

The Great Lakes   Lake Superior News...

Follow LSN on Twitter

 

Regional Events

 

         Events Canada                  Events America

 

For a  Listing of Events  around Lake Superior

Events Calendar

«November 2020»
MonTueWedThuFriSatSun
2627282930311
2345678
9101112131415
16171819202122
23242526272829
30123456

Latest News

1345678910Last

Visitors  Lake Superior News

Banners

Copyright 2007 ~ 2020 Lake Superior Media.
Back To Top