Two men facing charges following altercation in Welland

NRP LogoAt approximately 3:20 a.m. on Friday March 8, 2019 3 District (Welland) uniform officers were called to a residence in the area of West Main Street and Frazer Street in Welland following the report of an altercation between two males.

Following the altercation, a 38-year-old male was airlifted to an out of town hospital for treatment.

24-year-old Justin Coffin of the City of Welland is facing the alleged charge of:
  • Aggravated Assault
Further investigation by Detectives with the 3 District (Welland) Criminal Investigations Branch (CIB), led to the following alleged charges against 38-year-old Jason Dionne of the City of Welland:
  • Assault with a weapon
Dionne was released on an Officer in Charge (OIC) Promise to Appear (PTA) with a future court date of April 12/2019.
Coffin is currently being held in custody pending a bail hearing on Saturday March 9/2019.