Two Charged With Assault

Sault Ste. Marie Police Services

On August 11, 2020 officers with Patrol Services arrested 33-year-old Melissa Plourde for assault and 45-year-old Dustin Sayers for assault with a weapon.

At 2:01 a.m. the two accused attended a parking lot in the 200 block of Northern Avenue East. An altercation took place with two victims, and at this time Ms. Plourde struck one victim and Mr. Sayers struck another victim with a tire iron. Both victims sustained minor injuries.

Police received a complaint regarding the incident and upon responding observed the two accused leaving the area in a vehicle. Officers conducted a traffic stop. The two accused were arrested.

Ms. Plourde is charged with assault and Mr. Sayers is charged with assault with a weapon. They are both scheduled to appear in court on October 5, 2020.