Update: Charges laid in Yarmouth, Nova Scotia assault incident

Yarmouth, Nova Scotia – The RCMP has arrested the five suspects and has laid charges against three of them in relation to the serious assault incident that took place in Yarmouth on January 4. A 17-year-old girl sustained serious injuries after five people assaulted her on January 4.

On the night of the incident, a 19-year-old woman was arrested in Salmon River. She was released later that evening by police. She is scheduled to attend Yarmouth Provincial Court on February 19. She is facing charges of:

  • Aggravated Assault
  • Assault with a Weapon
  • Unlawful Confinement
  • Conspiracy to Commit an Indictable Offence

On January 5, a 17-year-old female youth from Yarmouth turned herself into the detachment. She was arrested and charged, and was later released. She is scheduled to return to Yarmouth Youth Court on February 26. She has been charged with:

  • Aggravated Assault
  • Assault with a Weapon
  • Unlawful Confinement
  • Conspiracy to Commit an Indictable Offence
  • Uttering Threats to Cause Bodily Harm

On January 6, a 64-year-old woman from Yarmouth was arrested at a home on Green St. She was released and is scheduled to attend Yarmouth Provincial Court on February 19. She is facing one count of Assault with a Weapon.

On January 7, two additional people were arrested in Eel Brook. Jadelyn Kristi-Ann Rhyno, also known as Trey Middleton, 19, of Yarmouth, and Danesha Russell, 19, of Yarmouth, are both facing charges of:

  • Aggravated Assault
  • Assault with a Weapon
  • Unlawful Confinement
  • Conspiracy to Commit an Indictable Offence
  • Uttering Threats to Cause Bodily Harm

They were taken to Yarmouth Provincial Court following their arrests and were held in custody. Following a court appearance yesterday, they are being held in custody until another court appearance January 10.

The investigation into this incident is ongoing. The RCMP continues to ask for the public to provide information about the matter by contacting Yarmouth Rural RCMP at 902-742-9106. Should you wish to remain anonymous, call Nova Scotia Crime Stoppers toll free at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), submit a secure web tip at www.crimestoppers.ns.ca, or use the P3 Tips App.

File # 201918381

Nova Scotia RCMP



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