19-year-old Toronto woman charged after chair thrown from balcony


Toronto police say a 19-year-old woman is facing charges after she allegedly threw a chair from a balcony in downtown Toronto.

19 year old Marcella Zoia of Toronto, surrendered to police around 7 a.m. Wednesday.

She has been charged with mischief endangering life, mischief damage property and common nuisance.

She was released on a $2000 bail and ordered to stay with her mother until her next court date on March 22nd.

Police began investigating a video circulating online that appears to show a woman tossing a chair from a high-rise balcony, which overlooks a major highway.

The chair landed in front of the entrance to a building, according to Toronto police. They say other items were also thrown from the balcony during the incident.

Police believe it happened on Feb. 9 and say no injuries were reported.

Zoia’s lawyer says there were 5 people at the condo at the time of the video and that police are looking to speak to the other 4.