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Monday, March 3, 2014

Senior Charged In Suspicious Package Incidents Released

A 79-year-old man facing charges in an incident that caused a major scare in the city being released on conditions.

During a brief appearance in provincial court, a judge telling Bruce Parker he has to keep the peace, be of good behaviour and undergo a mental health assessment. 

The senior was arrested for sending envelopes containing powdered milk to Saint Joseph's Hospital and Fundy Funeral Home. Part of the hospital had to be quarantined and employees were decontaminated as a precaution.

Parker submitting a plea of not guilty to the charges. He will be back in court on April 14.