UPDATE: NISHNAWBE-ASKI POLICE VEHICLE SET ON FIRE IN FORT HOPE Print

UPDATE

(Fort Hope, ON)  On November 10, 2011, Nishnawbe-Aski Police Service Eabametoong Detachment began an arson investigation after a police service vehicle was set on fire outside a detachment member's residence.  The investigation resulted in two men from Eabametoong First Nation being charged in relation to this occurrence.

Twenty-three (23) year-old Felton Earl SAKANEE has been charged with one count of Mischief Causing Danger to Life, one count of Arson, and three counts of Breach of Probation.

Twenty (20) year-old Clyde Mitchell WABOOSE was also charged with one count of Mischief Causing Danger to Life and one count of Arson.

Both SAKANEE and WABOOSE are to appear in bail court in Thunder Bay on November 14, 2011.

Eabametoong First Nation is located approximately 385 km northeast of Thunder Bay.

For further information, please contact:

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Sgt. Jackie George
Media Relations- Phone 807-346-6593
Nishnawbe -Aski Police Headquarters
Thunder Bay, Ontario