FORT HOPE STABBER GETS ATTACKED WITH HOCKEY STICK KNIFE
FORT HOPE, ONTARIO ~~~~~ January 25, 2023 (LSNews) Hardworking Nishnawbe Aski Police Officers responded to a call of violence on the Fort Hope Reserve yesterday, Tuesday January 24,2022.
NAPS Officers arrived and learned that local criminal, 26 year old MYLES EVAN BRIAN WABANO had been violently assaulted with a knife taped to a hockey stick.
NAPS Officers located an indigenous male youth suspect accused of slashing WABANO.
A 16 year old A.W. was criminally charged with:
- -aggravated assault (disfiguring MYLES WABANO)
The youth was held overnight at the NAPS detachment and transported to a Thunder Bay youth facility today, Wednesday January 25,2023.
The youth has a court appearance scheduled on Friday January 27,2023.
READ MORE ON VICTIM MYLES WABANO BELOW
January 23, 2020
FORT HOPE MAN FOUND GUILTY OF STABBING WOMAN TO STEAL PURSE AT TIM HORTON’S
WABANO TRIED TO BLAME HIS FRIEND FOR THIS CRIMINAL ACT
Appearing in Courtroom 302 on January 23,2020 before Her Honour, Justice Tracey Nieckarz is 24 year old MYLES EVAN BRIAN WABANO to hear judgement of his criminal accusations. Crown Attorney Rob Kozak is present along with defence lawyer Brennan Sacevich.
On the evening of March 13,2018, MYLES WABANO was out drinking Wisers whiskey with underage friends on the 2nd floor of the Landmark Inn. They finished the bottle. WABANO left briefly and returned with a bottle of Silent Sam vodka. They began drinking that. One member of the group got so intoxicated that an ambulance was called.
WABANO and his friend John Moonias went to McDonalds on Red River Road where WABANO showed Moonias a knife and talked about robbing a convenience store.
Moonias went home where he got into an argument with his father. He was so drunk that he left the home and walked into a random home that surprised the homeowners.
WABANO was walking by the Tim Horton’s on Memorial by the Super 8 motel when he spotted 2 women sitting in a car drinking coffee. He approached the car, opened the door and stabbed the female passenger in the arm and stole her purse and computer tablet. He began to run away. Both women exited the vehicle and chased WABANO.
The female driver tackled WABANO and was attempting to hold him down face first. The stabbing victim retrieved her purse. WABANO was able to get up and take a swing at female driver with his Silent Sam liquor bottle and hit her with it. The bottle was left at the scene. Police did a DNA test on the bottle and confirmed WABANO’S DNA was on it. He left the scene with the computer tablet and went to Super 8 motel where he was spotted on surveillance video walking in with the tablet.
WABANO was on a Facebook messenger group chat the next day bragging to his friends about the stabbing/robbery.
Defence attorney Sacevich had tried to argue that WABANO’S identity could not be confirmed and suggested that it was John Moonias who committed this violent robbery because police had initially arrested Moonias for this crime but quickly realized the mistake. WABANO states that he only bragged on Facebook messenger about the crime but he didn’t do it. But Justice Nieckarz found that there were details in the group chat that only the perpetrator would know.
WABANO is found GUILTY of robbery and assault with a weapon. His next court date is February 24,2020 where a presentence report along with a Gladue report will most likely be ordered.
WABANO was sentenced to two years less a day on July 6,2021.
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Random stabbing of woman at sitting in a car drinking coffee at Tim Hortons
FORT HOPE STABBER SENTENCED TWO YEARS LESS A DAY
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