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Five facing charges of break and enter

A few updates on what's been going in the Pictou Provincial court

PICTOU – Five Stellarton residents have been charged with break and enter.

James Edward Connor, 40, Jessica Dawn Cameron, 25, Tamara Lynn Cameron, 22, Leah Dawn MacDonald, 49, and Paul Ivan Jeans, 39, are all charged with break and enter into a certain place and with committing the indictable offence of mischief in relation to an alleged incident on Jan. 29, 2017.

They will return to Pictou provincial court Dec. 18 during which time the Crown is expected to re-elect summary proceedings and an application will be heard to separate the charges so they can be heard individually and not as one.


Man going to trial on assault, theft charges

PICTOU – A Westville man has pleaded not guilty to multiple charges in relation to an alleged incident on May 29, 2017, in Westville.

Justin Allan MacLeod, 35, is charged with three counts of assault, theft of property under $5,000 and three counts of breach of an undertaking. A trial date has been set for May 29 in Pictou provincial court.


Man pleads not guilty to unlawful liquor sale

PICTOU – A 51-year-old man will return to Pictou provincial court later this month to set a trial date.

John Joseph MacLean is charged with unlawfully committing the offence of keeping liquor for sale. The charge was laid in connection with an alleged incident on MacLean Street, New Glasgow, on July 15, 2017.

He will return to court Dec. 18 to set a trial date after pleading not guilty to charge in Pictou provincial court.


Accused to make election on drug, weapons charges

PICTOU – A River John man charged with drug and weapon offences is expected to make election to the court on Dec. 11.

Kenneth Arnold Langille is charged with production of cannabis as well as 16 weapon-related charges including unsafe firearm storage and improper storage of ammunition in relation to an alleged incident in June.

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