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Thursday, October 20, 2011

Shippagan Man Faces Sexual Assault Charges

A 27 year old man from Shippagan making an appearance in court today for sex-related charges.

Jean-Claude Savoie is facing a variety of assault charges, including sexual assault with a weapon, as well as uttering threats and pointing a firearm.

The incident is alleged to have occurred sometime between 2003 and 2006 against a woman.

A plea has yet to be entered and Savoie has been remanded to Dorchester Penitentiary until a bail hearing on November 1st.