Taser suspect appears in court

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Members of the Springhill Police Department carry evidence from the house where LeBlanc was apprehended. (FILE PHOTO)

AMHERST – Dennis Wesley LeBlanc, 29, of Springhill, faced 12 charges in provincial court on Friday stemming from an incident Thursday afternoon in Springhill.

Members of the Springhill Police tasered LeBlanc before taking him into custody.

His defence requested an assessment in court on Friday regarding LeBlanc’s fitness to stand trial and criminal responsibility.

His showcase hearing is July 15, at 9:30 a.m.

The 12 allegations against LeBlanc are as follows:

He is alleged to have carried a weapon, a 30-inch sword, for a purpose dangerous to the public peace.

Carrying a weapon, a wooden mop handle for a purpose dangerous to the public peace.

LeBlanc is alleged to have knowingly uttered a threat to Const. Paul MacDonald to cause death to him.

Knowingly uttering a threat to Const. Danny Quinn to cause death to him.

Knowingly uttering a threat to Deputy Ken Matthews to cause death to him.

Knowingly uttering a threat to Const. Judd Hall to cause death to him.

He is alleged to have been in the house of Billy LeBlanc with the intent to commit an indictable offence therein, and committing assault on Billy Leblanc.

LeBlanc is also charged with two counts of allegedly failing without lawful excuse to comply with a condition to abstain from the consumption of alcohol, and two counts of allegedly failing without lawful excuse to comply with an order to keep the peace and be of good behavior.

 

Organizations: Springhill Police

Geographic location: Springhill

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