Man arrested after assault at Penelakut Island ferry dock

On Oct. 30, 10:33 am Ladysmith RCMP were called regarding a physical fight at the ferry dock on Penelakut Island.

  • Nov. 13, 2015 7:00 p.m.

On Oct. 30, 10:33 am Ladysmith RCMP were called regarding a physical fight at the ferry dock on Penelakut Island.

One male was knocked unconscious and unable to defend himself, but the other male continued the assault until a third male intervened to stop the victim from being seriously hurt. North Cowichan/Duncan RCMP were advised by the Ladysmith RCMP and a male suspect was arrested in Chemainus. Michael Pelkey, 32, of Penelakut Island, facesĀ  a charge of assault causing bodily harm.

Ladysmith Chronicle