Friday, June 25, 2010

David Alvin Fred Charged In Stabbing

An morning stabbing (June 24) has left one male in hospital and another in jail on assault with a weapon charges.

At 3:00 AM this morning police were called to the 600 block of Haliburton St after a 911 caller stated there was man outside a residence bleeding profusely from a stab wound. Police attended as did BC Paramedics who rushed the male to hospital .The attending officers investigation lead them to a nearby residence where a 39 year male was arrested without incident for the attack.

Charges of assault with a weapon have been laid against Nanaimo resident, David Alvin FRED. He has been remanded into custody for at least three days at which he will appear before a Nanaimo Provincial court judge to have his remand status reviewed.

The victim, age 30, is currently in hospital awaiting surgery and has been classifed as stable. “The victim and attacker have known each other for many years but it is currently unknown what predicated the stabbing" said Constable Gary O’Brien, media spokesperson for the Nanaimo RCMP.

Anyone with information on this incident is asked to contact the Nanaimo RCMP at 250-754-2345 or call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or go online to


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