Woodstock Provincial Court: Jacksonville man remanded after violent altercation and flight from police, Johnville man released with electronic monitoring device

by | Jan 26, 2024

Jacksonville man remanded in knife incident

Shayne Everett Cameron, 30, of Jacksonville, appeared in provincial court in custody on Jan. 25 for a bail hearing. He waived his bail until later and returns to court for plea on multiple charges on Feb. 27 at 11 a.m.

Cameron appeared in provincial court in custody on Jan. 23 after being arrested the day before on five warrants. On Thursday, he pleaded guilty to failing to appear in court on Nov. 21, 2023. 

He also faces 11 more charges laid by Woodstock Police, including two counts of assaulting police with a weapon (a knife), robbery, possession of a weapon dangerous to the public peace, possession of stolen property, theft of mail, assault with a weapon, flight from police, dangerous driving, resisting arrest, and breach of a release order.

Woodstock Police laid the charges after locating a man in the passenger seat of a vehicle at a business on Connell Street. The man threatened the driver with a weapon, attempting to encourage the driver to flee. Police gained entry to the vehicle and tried to remove the man when he grabbed a knife and attempted to stab the officers. 

Two officers sustained minor injuries in the incident. The driver exited the vehicle, and the man got into the driver’s seat and fled the scene. The vehicle was located a short time later in Perth-Andover by RCMP. A police dog located the individual, and he was arrested without incident.

Cameron also appeared in provincial court in custody on Nov. 8, 2023, for a bail hearing and was released with conditions. He was arrested on a warrant for failing to appear in court on Oct. 31, 2023. He was charged with breach of an undertaking on Sept. 28, 2023, and uttering threats and assaulting another man on Oct. 28, 2023, at Greenfield. He was also charged with breach of a no-contact order and obstructing police on Nov. 4, 2023, at Perth-Andover.

At an earlier court appearance, Cameron was also charged with assault, assault with a weapon and uttering threats for incidents between Sept. 8 and Sept. 13, 2023, in Woodstock, and possession of stolen property on April 11, 2023, in Woodstock. The matters were adjourned for plea until his next court appearance.

He also appeared in provincial court in September and pleaded not guilty to two other charges laid by RCMP. His trial date was set for July 4 at 9:30 a.m. A monitoring date was also scheduled for April 2 at 9:30 a.m.

Cameron was charged with possession of a weapon dangerous to the public peace and possession of a firearm while prohibited concerning an incident on Jan. 24, 2023, at Juniper. He entered his not-guilty plea at a court appearance on Sept. 19, 2023.

Sentencing set for Plaster Rock man

Corbin Messinger, 22, of Plaster Rock, appeared in provincial court in custody on Jan. 24 and pleaded guilty to five charges laid by RCMP. His sentencing date was set for Feb. 28 at 9:30 a.m.

Messinger pleaded guilty to two counts of breaching a release order and two counts of uttering threats following an incident on Jan. 20 at Plaster Rock. He also pleaded guilty to assault while threatening to use a weapon (a knife) stemming from an incident on Jan. 7 at Plaster Rock.

He appeared in provincial court in custody on Jan. 22, only four days after his release from jail and was remanded for a bail hearing. He pleaded guilty and was remanded for sentencing.

Released with ankle bracelet

Ryan Troy O’Donnell, 27, of Johnville, appeared in provincial court in custody on Jan. 24 for a bail hearing. He was released with conditions, including wearing an electronic monitoring device attached to his ankle. 

O’Donnell was charged by RCMP with assault involving a female victim, uttering threats, and breach of probation concerning an incident on Jan. 25 near Johnville. 

He returns to court for plea on Feb. 15 at 1:30 p.m. when a hearing will also be held about an alleged breach of a conditional sentence order. He will be residing at a residence in Centreville until his next court appearance.

O’Donnell received a nine-month conditional sentence on Aug. 1, 2023, after pleading guilty to indictable assault, theft, breach of a release order, two counts of breach of probation, uttering threats and assault on a female victim. He spent five months in remand before being released on a conditional sentence. O’Donnell has a prior criminal record.

Sentencing set on assault charge

Joshua Perley, 19, of Neqotkuk, appeared for trial in provincial court on Jan. 24 and changed his plea to guilty on one charge laid by RCMP. His sentencing was set for April 23 at 1:30 p.m. 

Perley was charged with assault causing bodily harm, assault with a weapon (a bat), and possession of a weapon for the purpose of committing an offence in connection with an incident on April 28, 2023, at Neqotkuk. He pleaded guilty to assault causing bodily harm, and the crown withdrew the remaining two charges.

Trial matters adjourned to March

Curtis Brent Hatheway, 43, of Woodstock, appeared for trial in provincial court in custody on Jan. 26 on charges laid by Woodstock Police. Several matters were adjourned for trial until March 18 at 9:30 a.m. 

Hatheway was charged with assaulting a female victim, assault by choking, uttering threats and breach of a release order for an incident on Sept. 25, 2023, in Woodstock. 

The crown and the defence both requested an adjournment for the trial until March 18 because a new disclosure needed to be reviewed related to a notice of alibi. 

Hatheway was also charged with assault involving a female victim, breach of probation, and breach of a release order stemming from an incident on June 22, 2023, in Woodstock. 

He pleaded guilty to both breaches. However, he pleaded not guilty to the assault charge, which went to trial during his court appearance on Jan. 26. His sentencing for the breach offences was adjourned to Feb. 6 at 11:30 a.m.

Hatheway was also charged with assault, unlawful confinement, uttering threats and breach of a release order in connection with another incident on Aug. 31, 2023, in Woodstock. He pleaded not guilty, and that matter was set for trial on March 18.

Another charge of breach of curfew was also laid for an incident on May 17, 2023. He pleaded guilty, and sentencing was set for Feb. 6 at 11:30 a.m. 

Hatheway also faced two new charges of breaching a no-contact order while in custody between Oct. 7 and Nov. 1, 2023, and between Nov. 1, 2023, and Jan. 1 of this year. He returns to court in custody for a plea on those charges on Feb. 6 at 11:30 a.m.

He appeared for trial in provincial court in custody by video on Jan. 15. He agreed to sign a peace bond, and the trial did not proceed. He was charged by Woodstock Police with assault with a weapon (a shovel), assault involving a female victim, breach of a release order, and breach of probation following an incident on May 9, 2023, in Woodstock. 

Hatheway appeared in court in custody in November and was remanded. He appeared in provincial court in custody by video in July for a bail hearing. He was released with conditions, including house arrest and wearing an electronic monitoring device attached to his ankle. 

He was ordered to have no contact with the complainant and to attend court as required but was later brought back into custody. The court heard he is also facing other separate charges in Moncton.

Guilty pleas on four charges

Daniel Jr. Francis, 31, of Neqotkuk, appeared in provincial court in custody on Jan. 24 and changed his plea to guilty on four charges laid by RCMP. His sentencing date was set for Feb. 29 at 1:30 p.m.

Francis pleaded guilty to two counts of uttering threats, assaulting police while threatening to use a weapon (a knife), and breach of probation concerning an incident on Dec. 2, 2023, at Neqotkuk. The crown withdrew several other charges.

Beechwood man facing two charges

Nathan Vallee, 24, of Beechwood, will appear in provincial court on Feb. 20 at 9:30 a.m. for plea on two charges laid by RCMP.

Vallee was charged with assault involving a female victim and uttering threats in connection with an incident on Dec. 28, 2023, near Beechwood. He made his first court appearance on Jan. 23, when the matter was adjourned to the new date.

Trial set for Grand Falls woman

Natasha Dawn Berube, 41, of Grand Falls, will appear for trial in provincial court on Oct. 24 at 9:30 a.m. after pleading not guilty to impaired driving.

Berube entered her not-guilty plea at a court appearance on Jan. 23. RCMP charged her following an incident on Oct. 29, 2023, in Lower Woodstock.

Sentencing set on 18 charges

Morgan Nicholas, 27, of Perth-Andover, appeared for trial in provincial court in custody on Jan. 25 and changed his plea to guilty on 18 charges laid by RCMP. He returns to court in custody on Feb. 9 at 9:30 a.m. to set a date for his sentencing.

Nicholas pleaded guilty to uttering threats on Oct. 18, 2022, at Perth-Andover; guilty to assault on Nov. 25, 2022, at Neqotkuk; guilty to breach of an undertaking and mischief causing damage to a police safety shield on Dec. 15, 2022, at Neqotukuk; guilty to resisting arrest and assaulting a police officer on Jan. 6, 2023, at Carlingford; guilty to committing mischief on Jan. 6, 2023, at Neqotkuk; guilty to uttering threats and assaulting a police officer on Jan. 7, 2023, in Woodstock; guilty to breaching a release order on March 5, 2023, at Neqotkuk; guilty to breaching his curfew on March 6, 2023, at Neqotkuk; guilty to breaching a release order on June 6, 2023, at Neqotkuk; guilty to two counts of assaulting police officer, uttering threats, resisting arrest, assault on a female victim and breach of a release order all on Aug. 6, 2023, at Neqotkuk.

Nicholas appeared in provincial court in custody by video on Aug. 28, 2023, for a bail hearing. He was denied bail and remanded. He has been in custody since his arrest on the New Brunswick Day weekend.

Arrested and released with conditions

Dylan Thibodeau, 28, of Neqotkuk, appeared in provincial court in custody on Jan. 24 and was released with conditions. He returns to court for plea on Feb. 20 at 9:30 a.m.

RCMP charged Thibodeau with three counts of assaulting a police officer, resisting arrest, breaking and entering at a dwelling house and assault in connection with an incident on Jan. 23 at Neqotkuk. He will be residing at a residence in Florenceville-Bristol as part of his release order.

Neqotkuk man returning for plea

Dallas Adrian Bernard, 24, of Neqotkuk, will appear in provincial court on Feb. 13 at 9:30 a.m. for plea on one charge laid by RCMP.

Bernard was charged with impaired driving following an incident on Nov. 17, 2023, near Perth-Andover. He made his first court appearance on Jan. 23, when the matter was adjourned to the new date.

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