Man charged with assault on Shuswap ferry operator – Kelowna Capital Information

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Man charged with assault on Shuswap ferry operator

The Chase RCMP investigated after a person allegedly brandished a knife on the ferry.

A 36-year-old Adams Lake resident faces a number of expenses following an alleged assault on a ferry operator on Aug. 2.

Chase RCMP acquired a report of an assault occurring on the Adams Lake Ferry. The RCMP investigation concluded that previous to disembarking the ferry as soon as it had crossed the lake, a person uttered threats to the ferry operator; police say the passenger brandished a knife on the operator after which tossed it apart earlier than assaulting the operator.

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Police say they positioned and arrested 36-year-old Steven Christopher Lengthy.

Court docket information present Lengthy faces expenses of assault with a weapon, uttering threats to trigger dying or bodily hurt and driving whereas disqualified below the Legal Code of Canada. He’s scheduled to look in Kamloops Provincial Court docket on Aug. 6.

Lengthy stays in custody forward of his courtroom date.

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