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TIMMINS POLICE RESPOND TO MAN BRANDISHING A WEAPON AT A KIRBY AVENUE RESIDENTIAL FIRE

The Timmins Police Service has investigated a disturbance that occurred yesterday evening (Jan 26) in relation to a fire at a Kirby Avenue apartment building.

The Timmins Police Service responded to the occurrence where a fire had been discovered in one of the apartments and an altercation had taken place afterward between 2 men.

The Timmins Fire Department responded and while completing fire suppression efforts, firefighters observed a man at the scene brandishing a weapon as he approached a second man.

Responding Timmins Police officers completed an investigation into the occurrence and, based on information provided, they were able to identify, locate, and arrest the male suspect.

A weapon was located on the suspect’s person in the course of the arrest.

As a result, David ISERHOFF, 29, of Timmins has been charged with:

–       Assault with a Weapon contrary to the Criminal Code of Canada

–       Possession of a Weapon for a Dangerous Purpose contrary to the Criminal Code of Canada

–       Carry a Concealed Weapon contrary to the Criminal Code of Canada

–       Fail to Comply with Probation Order contrary to the Criminal Code of Canada

The accused remains in police custody for the purposes of a bail hearing slated for today at Provincial Court in Timmins to answer to the charges laid against him