Assault with shovel in Sandspit

  • Apr. 23, 2003 7:00 a.m.

A property dispute in Sandspit became violent Monday afternoon when a couple attacked their neighbour with a shovel, says Cst. Shaw of the Queen Charlotte detachment. The man was injured and is receiving medical attention. Two counts of assault with a weapon will be laid against the couple.
Police responded to a Mayday from Tana Bay on the west coast around 4 pm, Monday April 19. Three adults found themselves stranded when their boat engine quit because of water in the fuel. Wind and tide began pushing their boat towards the rocks. Another boat in the area came to help by giving them a tow back to Queen Charlotte.
And Queen Charlotte man is charged with impaired driving, driving with no insurance and breach of conditions after police caught him around 10 am, Thursday April 17 on the causeway of Queen Charlotte, says Cst. Shaw.