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Cape Breton court roundup for Nov. 17, 2020

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A bail hearing has been scheduled for a Bay St. Lawrence man facing multiple assault charges.
Between November 2019 and August, Rocky Daniel Buchanan, 41, is alleged to have committed five counts of uttering threats, four counts of breaching court orders and a single count of assault.
The offences are to have occurred in Boularderie, Ingonish and Sydney Mines.
He is also charged with seven counts of assault, five counts of uttering threats, two counts of assault by choking, and single counts of assault causing bodily harm and forcible confinement.
The offences are alleged to have occurred Aug. 9 in Sydney Mines. At the time of the alleged offences, Buchanan was living in Sydney Mines having been released on conditions which included he stay out of Victoria County.
A bail hearing is now set for Wednesday.

Frenchvale man released on conditions

A 24-year-old Frenchvale man has been released on conditions after being charged with several weapons and drug offences.
Isaiha Leonard Keigan of Campbells Road is charged with three counts of careless use of a firearm, two counts of auto theft, two counts of possession of stolen property, and single counts of assault, possession for the purpose of trafficking, possession of drugs and knowing a prohibited weapon was in a vehicle.
Keigan has been released on conditions that include he refrain from alcohol and drugs not prescribed him, no contact with 11 people and report, by phone, once a week, to Cape Breton Regional Police. He is to return to court Dec. 14 for plea.

Sentencing set for December 

A Sydney Mines man is scheduled to be sentenced in December after pleading guilty to multiple offences.
Emanuel Timothy Donovan, 33, has pleaded guilty to four counts of breaching court orders, and single counts of uttering a threat, assault, resisting arrest, mischief and causing unnecessary pain and suffering to an animal. Other charges were dismissed.
Donovan, who continues to be on remand, is now scheduled to be sentenced Dec. 21.


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