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Two Sydney women have been released on conditions after being charged with impaired driving and assault.
Jillian Margaret MacDonald, 22, of George Street is charged with three counts of assault and single counts of impaired driving, break, enter and theft, and mischief.
Emily Eileen Lauren Tubrett, 22, of Lynch Drive is charged with three counts of assault, and single counts of impaired driving, driving with a blood-alcohol level exceeding the legal limit, break, enter and theft and mischief.
The offences are alleged to have occurred in Sydney Nov. 19.
Both have been released on conditions that include having no contact with each other and four other individuals, refrain from alcohol and drugs not prescribed, abide by a curfew and they are not to operate any motor vehicle.
Both are now scheduled to enter pleas Dec. 18.
Accused charged in relation to vehicle fires
A bail hearing has been scheduled for a Sydney Mines man facing charges that include two counts of arson.
Peter Joseph Vickers, 55, of Young Avenue, is charged in connection with vehicle fires Nov. 3 and Nov. 4 in North Sydney involving a 2005 GMC Sierra and a Jeep Laredo.
In addition to the arson charges, he also faces two counts of breaching court orders.
Vickers made a brief court appearance Monday and was ordered remanded pending the outcome of his bail hearing on Tuesday.
Guilty plea entered on arson charge
A Membertou man charged with arson has entered a guilty plea and will now be sentenced in February.
Pasmay Jerome Paul, 32, has also entered guilty pleas on two counts of breaching court orders, two counts of uttering threats and single counts of theft, assault, resisting arrest and mischief.
The charges relate to an incident Jan. 14 on Townsend Street when Paul flooded and lit fire to his apartment. No injuries were reported.
Paul, who continues his release on conditions, is now scheduled to be sentenced Feb. 10.
Accused jailed again for breaching conditions
For a second time in as many months, a Sydney Mines man is again back in jail after being charged with breaching his release conditions.
Kenneth Cardian Marsh, 32, was released earlier this month after being charged with breaching a release order.
He was arrested over the weekend and charged again with five counts of breaching his release conditions.
He also faces charges of careless storage of a weapon and two counts of carrying a weapon dangerous to public peace – a machete and a firearm.
The offences are alleged to have occurred Nov. 21 in Sydney Mines.
He was previously released on 17 counts of breaching court orders, three counts of assault and a single count of uttering a threat.
Marsh is now scheduled to enter pleas Nov. 26.
Plea date scheduled on multiple offences
A Sydney man is scheduled to return to provincial court in December to enter pleas on multiple offences.
Dakota Charles Williams, 24, of Lingan Road is charged with seven counts of breaching court orders, two counts of careless use of a firearm, two counts of evading police, two counts of dangerous driving, two counts of possession of stolen property and single counts of possession for the purpose of trafficking and possession of a weapon for a dangerous purpose.
Williams has been released on conditions that include he have no contact with two people, he refrain from alcohol and drugs not prescribed him, he not be in the front seat of any vehicle and he abide by a curfew.
Williams is now scheduled to enter pleas Dec. 18.
Plea date scheduled
A plea date has been set for the end of the month for a Florence man facing charges including assaulting police officers.
Dwayne Thurber, 55, is charged with 10 counts of breaching court orders, four counts of assaulting police officers, two counts of uttering threats, two counts of mischief and single counts of resisting arrest, theft, assault with a weapon (knife), and assault.
The offences are alleged to have occurred between January and November in North Sydney and Florence.
Among the conditions of his release, Thurber is to live in Sydney and have no contact with five people. He is not to appear intoxicated in public and abide by a curfew.
He is now expected to enter pleas Nov. 30.
New trial date set
A new provincial trial date has been set for a North Sydney man facing a host of charges.
Stephen Michael Bishop, 39, is charged with three counts of breaching court orders and single counts of assault with a weapon, uttering a threat, mischief and resisting arrest.
Bishop was scheduled to stand trial this month on the charges but the trial has been adjourned until March 22.
Bishop, who had been on remand since Oct. 7, was released from custody on conditions while awaiting trial.
Among the conditions, he is to live in Ross Ferry and refrain from alcohol and drugs not prescribed him. He is to report to Cape Breton Regional Police twice a week by phone and is to stay out of North Sydney and Sydney Mines. He is also to abide by a curfew.