Man facing sentence for assault causing bodily harm

Published on June 16, 2014

PICTOU – A Westville man charged with assault causing bodily harm will be sentenced in August after pleading guilty to the charge.

Derek John McRae Jardine, 52, entered a guilty to plea to the assault charge and a breach of probation charge during a brief court appearance Monday in Pictou.

Two other charges of uttering threats and mischief were withdrawn by the Crown after the guilty pleas were entered. Jardine was arrested in early June in Westville and has been in custody since this time. His sentencing will take place Aug. 6.