Thursday March 16th 2017
A couple has been given a life-long ban from owning animals after the SPCA seized 17 cats from unsanitary conditions. Donald and Megan Amero from Annapolis County both pled guilty to causing an animal to be in distress. All of the cats were removed, rehabilitated and have been adopted to happy homes.
A scrap metal dealer and derelict vessel owner has been charged with sexual assault and uttering threatts. 60 year old Tracey Dodds of Wolfville is also charged with unlawful confinement and drug trafficking. Last year Dodds was put in jail for 20 days for refusing to remove his ship from Shelburne harbour.
A man acquitted last month of shooting and seriously wounding a woman in a home invasion 3 years ago is back in court. 21 year old Markel Downey of Cole Harbour is one of 3 men charged after shots were fired at a home in North Preston early Tuesday morning. 20 year old Shiquawn Upshaw-Paris of Halifax and 20 year old Keauno Fraser of North Preston are also facing charges.