One of three Glace Bay ac­cused re­leased on con­di­tions

Cape Breton Post - - CAPE BRETON - BY CAPE BRE­TON POST STAFF

One of three Glace Bay men ar­rested over the week­end and charged with drug and weapon of­fences was re­leased on con­di­tions Tues­day.

Michael Nor­man Knox, 24, of Fourth Street, was re­leased on con­di­tions that in­clude he not pos­sess any weapons and that he re­frain from al­co­hol and all drugs not pre­scribed him by a physi­cian.

In ad­di­tion, Knox is pro­hib­ited from pos­sess­ing a cell­phone or pager, must ad­here to a cur­few and is to have no con­tact with his co-ac­cused.

Jor­dan Wil­liam Oakes, 23, of Rankin Street, is now sched­uled to have a bail hear­ing Thurs­day while Corey James DeCoste, 27, of Ocean­crest Drive, is to have a bail hear­ing Feb. 21.

Knox is charged with three counts of pos­ses­sion for the pur­pose of traf­fick­ing in­volv­ing mar­i­juana, co­caine and hashish.

Oakes is charged with three counts of pos­ses­sion for the pur­pose of traf­fick­ing and sin­gle counts of as­sault­ing a po­lice of­fi­cer, as­sault, re­sist­ing ar­rest and breach­ing a court or­der.

DeCoste is charged with three counts of pos­ses­sion for the pur­pose of traf­fick­ing and sin­gle counts of pos­ses­sion of a firearm with no li­cense, car­ry­ing a con­cealed weapon and car­ry­ing a weapon in a care­less man­ner.

The trio was ar­rested af­ter Cape Bre­ton Re­gional Po­lice were called to a res­i­dence on Ocean­crest Drive at around 4 a.m. Sun­day with a re­port that a male was in the area with a gun.

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