Wednesday April 25th 2018
Sun this morning then mainly cloudy this afternoon & 15
A Liberal MP accused of sexual assault in Halifax on Saturday has released a statement saying he was linked to the incident by mistake. Ontario MP Francis Drouin was alleged to have committed the offence at the Halifax Alehouse. Drouin says that after he bought the girl drinks, he moved to another area of the bar with his friends.
A 33 year old Antigonish County man was seriously injured in a car crash near Mount Thom on Highway 104 Monday night. The man was travelling eastbound between exits 18 & 19 when he lost control and left the road. The section of road was closed down for 15 hours after the crash.
Police have laid a charge of sexual assault against a former teacher from the Halifax area. 70 year old John Merrimen faces one count of sexual assault relating to a complaint about alleged incidents from 40 years ago. The complaint involved a girl who was 13 years old at the time.
TOR 4 – BOS 3 in 10 innings