Man charged for restraining another over alleged theft

first_imgA 33-year-old businessman was on Monday charged and released on bail for restraining a man who allegedly stole money from his mother.George SmithGeorge Smith, of “A” 95 East La Penitence, Georgetown, appeared before Magistrate Sherdel Isaacs-Marcus at the Georgetown Magistrates’ Courts and denied the charge which stated that on December 22, 2019, at Hadfield Street, Georgetown, he prevented Andy Gibson from going about his business.The Prosecutor informed the court that on December 22, 2019, Smith accused the Virtual Complainant of stealing money from his mother and proceeded to arrest the man.The court heard that Smith took the man to the station; however, he was arrested for wrongfully restraining the victim.The Magistrate released Smith on $40,000 bail. The case will continue on January 27, 2020.last_img read more

Fort St. John remembers on 9/11

first_imgThe memorial was put on by the Fort St. John Fire Department Sunday morning.The memorial included speeches from Chief Fred Burrows, Senator Richard Neufeld and Fire Department Chaplain Gord Klassen.  Ten years ago today, 2,974 people lost their lives during the attacks of 9/11.  A total of 411 emergency workers died while trying to save people that day.- Advertisement -Here are just a few photos from the memorial.last_img