David KOOSTACHIN – Aggravated Assault, Armed Robbery, Forcible Confinement

(MOOSONEE, ON) – An arrest has been made in an investigation in Moosonee, with serious criminal charges.

On February 27, 2024, shortly before 8:30 p.m., the James Bay Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were called to the local health clinic in Moosonee, regarding a victim of an assault that come in for medical attention.

Police investigated and determined that the victim, who had suffered a broken jaw, had been assaulted at a residence on Ferguson Road on the evening of February 25. Further, the victim was then prevented from leaving the residence, until February 27 when the victim sought medical attention.

On February 29, shortly before 2:00 p.m., the OPP arrested David KOOSTACHIN, 39 years of age of Moosonee, who was charged with the following:

  • Aggravated assault
  • Forcible confinement
  • Uttering threats – cause death or bodily harm
  • Possession of a weapon for a dangerous purpose
  • Armed robbery

The accused remains in custody and is scheduled to appear before the Ontario Court of Justice on March 11, 2024.

On February 29, at approximately 6:00 p.m., a search warrant was executed at a residence on Ferguson Road, and seized evidence relevant to the investigation, including three knives, a 2 by 4 wooden plank, and a snowmobile helmet.

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