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HL: Doctor’s case adjourned to Dec. 6

AMHERST – Dr. Oluwarotimi Fashoranti, 54, of Pugwash, was not present in court in Amherst but the judge agreed with the defense and the Crown to have his case adjourned to Dec. 6, at 9:30 a.m.

Fashoranti is charged with committing four counts of assault and one count of forcible confinement that was alleged to have occurred in Pugwash in 2001.

Two of the assaults charges are alleged to have happened in Pugwash on July 3, 2001, while the one charge of assault and unlawful confinement are alleged to have happened July 4, 2001 in Pugwash.

The fourth assault charge is alleged to have happened July 17, 2001 in Pugwash.

All the charges are alleged to have happened to one person.


HL: Nutt sentenced to probation

AMHERST – Andrew Torey Nutt, 27, of no fixed address, was sentenced to 12 months probation and a $100 fine in court on Wednesday after pleading guilty to assaulting an RCMP constable engaged in the execution of his duty, and for willfully obstructing an RCMP officer engaged in the searching of the vehicle Nutt was driving.

The incident occurred July 26, 2009 in Thompson Station.

Nutt was also sentenced to 12 months probation, concurrent with other sentences, and a $50 fine after pleading guilty to failing to appear in court.

The incident occurred Feb. 1, 2010, in Amherst.



Organizations: RCMP, Thompson Station

Geographic location: Pugwash, AMHERST

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