Canada Coronavirus: Man who coughed on Edmonton bus driver, transit police charged with assault
Peterborough woman flees domestic incident through window: police
A Peterborough man has been charged with domestic assault and forcible confinment.The Peterborough Police Service say on Wednesday night and early Thursday, a man allegedly prevented a woman from leaving the residence. They are currently in a domestic relationship, police said.
A 38-year-old man is facing numerous charges, including two counts of assault, after repeatedly coughing on an Edmonton bus driver and transit officers before disclosing he had tested positive for COVID-19.
In a news release Monday, Edmonton police said the man has been charged under the.
Southwest patrol members responded to a reported assault involving a passenger on an Edmonton Transit bus parked near Southgate mall at about 12:30 p.m. Sunday.
Walmart security guard rammed by customer angered by COVID-19 rules
Walmart security guard rammed by customer angered by COVID-19 rules “He is fighting for his life and we fear for his survival,” said Martin Carrier, a media relations officer with Sherbrooke’s police department.
Police were told that transit peace officers were trying to arrest a suspect who was involved in a physical altercation with another passenger on the bus. The driver pulled over after seeing the fight break out.
"At that point, it is alleged that the accused entered the bus driver's enclosure and repeatedly coughed on the bus driver," EPS said in a news release.
"Police were also told that the accused coughed on the transit peace officers during their arrest, before acknowledging he had tested positive for COVID-19."
Daniel Black, 38, has been charged with two counts of assault, assault of a peace officer, and contravening an order of the chief medical officer under the Public Health Act.
Edmonton man charged after coughing on bus driver, peace officers: police
Edmonton police say a man who tested positive for COVID-19 is facing charges under the Public Health Act for allegedly coughing on a bus driver and peace officers. Police say the bus driver pulled over after noticing a fight between two passengers on Sunday afternoon. They say a man then entered the bus driver's enclosure and repeatedly coughed on the public transit worker. Police say the man also coughed on peace officers during his arrest, before disclosing that he had tested positive for the novel coronavirus. The 38-year-old Edmonton man faces two counts of assault, assault on a peace officer and contravening an order by the chief medical officer.
Black is scheduled to appear in court on June 16.
Last week, police and peace officers across the province were given the go-ahead from the Alberta government to enforce public health orders in place amid thepandemic.
This means people and businesses who do not adhere to thein place to slow the spread of the could face hefty fines -- anywhere from $1,000 to $500,000, depending on the circumstances.
Edmonton police stressed that people should stay home and adhere to pandemic protocols if they are showing symptoms and/or have tested positive for the COVID-19 virus. Citizens found in contravention of these orders can be charged.
Publict to 911, which is for emergency situations only.
Death of three-year-old girl ruled a homicide: Prince Albert police .
The suspects and the three-year-old whose death last week has now been ruled a homicide were known to each other, say Prince Albert police. In a news release on Wednesday, city police announced that an autopsy has been completed on the body of the three-year-old girl, who died April 9. “Police can confirm that the victim and suspects were known to each other,” the release stated. “Investigators do not believe this to be a random incident and do not believe there is a risk to public safety.” No arrests have been made, police said. No further information about the suspects was released.