Local man facing charges after alcohol-related altercation
A Trail man is facing charges after an altercation at a local pub, according to RCMP Sgt. Mike Wicentowich.
Wicentowich said that, on June 1 at roughly 6 p.m., thepolice responded to a call of an assault with a weapon at the Tunnel Pub on Schofield Highway.
“A 54-year-old male was hit in the face with a beer glass by another 54-year-old male assailant during a verbal dispute. Alcohol was a factor in the situation,” Wiocentowich said.
“The assailant fled the scene; however, was located and arrested by the RCMP. The assailant was held in custody overnight and released on conditions not to communicate with the victim, not to attend the Tunnel Pub, and to abstain from the consumption of alcohol and non-prescription drugs.”
The man will make his first court appearance on Aug.8 at 9 a.m. in Provincial Court, in Rossland.