Man Arrested on Outstanding Warrants in connection with shooting


On January 1, 2021 officers with Patrol Services, Investigation Services and the Emergency Services Unit arrested 22-year-old Jacques Roy on outstanding warrants.

It’s alleged on or between November 30 and December 1, 2020 an argument took place between Mr. Roy and the victim in a residence in the 0-100 block of Boston Avenue. The argument escalated and Mr. Roy shot the victim in the leg. The victim was later transported to hospital with serious injuries. The accused and the victim are known to each other.

The accused was located on January 1, 2021 in the 600 block of Albert Street West and arrested. He is charged with:

  • Using a Firearm while Committing an Offence
  • Careless use of a Firearm, weapon and/or Ammunition
  • Possession of a Weapon for a Dangerous Purpose
  • Pointing a Firearm
  • Unauthorized Possession of a Firearm
  • Unauthorized Possession of a Firearm, Knowing its Possession is Unauthorized
  • Possession of a Firearm or Weapon Contrary to Prohibition Order x2
  • Uttering Threats
  • Aggravated Assault
  • Trafficking in a Controlled Substance
  • Possession of a Controlled Substance for the Purpose of Trafficking
  • Breach of Probation

He was held for WASH court.


  1. Many/most readers will not know what WASH Court is which is why using acronyms is always preceded by using the full term, which is not done here. WASH stands for Weekend and Statutory Holiday, as explained below by a southern Ontario law firm, Aitken Robertson Law:

    “For someone who gets arrested on the weekend or a holiday, it means that, if they are held for bail, they will have an opportunity to get a bail hearing as soon as possible. The Criminal Code at s. 503 requires that someone who is held for bail be brought before a justice “without unreasonable delay” and “where a justice is available,” the outside limit is 24 hours. Having a full bail court each and every day reinforces the court’s ability to have accused persons before them within 24 hours.
    “There is a Crown prosecutor, court officer, clerk, reporter, duty counsel and, of course, a justice of the peace.”

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