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Update-Aggravated Assault-AJ’s Restaurant and Lounge

Sat April 13, 2013

On Monday the 1st day of April 2013 at 0100 hours, the Saint John Police Force (SJPF) received a call to AJ’s restaurant and lounge located at 638 Manawagonish Road, Saint John, NB, where a 43 year old male was transported to the Saint John Regional Hospital with serious life threatening injuries.

A 37 year old male was arrested and will face a charge of aggravated assault.  The male was released on a number of conditions with a court date scheduled for May 8th, 2013.The Saint John Police Force Major Crime Unit continues to investigate this incident.


On the evening of April 12, 2013, Victim, 43 year old, Scott Crawford passed away as a result of his injuries sustained on April 1, 2013.

The Crown Prosecutor’s office and SJPF are currently reviewing the file.