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ASSAULTING POLICE OFFICER GETS VIOLENT FORT HOPE CRIMINAL ARRESTED

ASSAULTING POLICE OFFICER GETS VIOLENT FORT HOPE CRIMINAL ARRESTED

YELLOWHEAD TRIED TO DISARM TWO POLICE OFFICERS

THUNDER BAY, ONTARIO ~~~  June 23, 2020 (LSN)  Hardworking Thunder Bay Police Officers were called to a disturbance in the 1700 block of Arthur Street East just after 2:30pm on Monday, June 22, 2020 TBPS Constables Dennis Vincent & Trevor Lind arrived and Constable Vincent was assaulted by 25 year old SOLOMON GORDON YELLOWHEAD of the Fort Hope 64 Indian Reserve.

While attempting to place YELLOWHEAD under arrest, the accused grabbed onto the pistol grip of Officer Vincent’s service firearm. The hardworking Officer was forced to pull his leg away. Then he attempted to grab Officer Lind’s service firearm.

A struggle ensued, however the hardworking Officers prevailed in making the arrest SOLOMON GORDON YELLOWHEAD was charged with 7 charges:

-Assaulting a Peace Officer

-Disarming a Peace Officer x 2, -Resist Peace Officer by pulling away -Breach of Probation x 3.

YELLOWHEAD was brought to a jail cell at the Thunder Bay Police Station. He appeared by video this morning, Tuesday June 23,2020 before His Worship, Justice of the Peace Marcel Donio.

Provincial Crown Attorney Derrick Silvestro was not consenting to the release of YELLOWHEAD.

He was transported to the Thunder Bay Jail shortly after noon today.

His next court appearance is Thursday, June 25, 2020.

YELLOWHEAD has a history of violence and firearms. He was recently released from the Correctional Center after being sentenced on March 11,2020 to 1 year in jail for an incident on October 8,2019 when he was firing off a 12 gauge shot gun on the Fort Hope 64 Indian Reserve. He only served about 6 months of actual time.

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