On Sunday July 30, 2023, at 4 a.m. the West Parry Sound OPP were called to a break and enter.
The Police investigation revealed that two persons who were attempting to break into a Gibson Street residence, caused damage to the building. The one accused assaulted the homeowner. The victim was taken to hospital by Emergency Medical Services (EMS) with non-life-threatening injuries.
Police advise there is no concern for public safety.
Police arrested and charged Nathan Smith-Nanibush, 34 years of age of Wasauksing First Nation, ON with the following offences:
- Mischief under $5000
- Assault causing bodily harm.
- Breach of recognizance
- Fail to comply with probation order
- Break, enter a dwelling house with intent to commit indictable offence
Police also arrested and charged Calienna Smith-Nanibush 32 years of age of Wasauksing First Nation, ON with break and enter a dwelling house with intent to commit indictable offence.
Nathan Smith-Nanibush was held for a bail hearing on Tuesday August 1, 2023 and Calienna Smith-Nanibush was released from police custody and is scheduled to appear at the Ontario Court of Justice on Thursday August 31, 2023 in Parry Sound Ontario.