Bail hear­ing set for Syd­ney man on drug, weapon charges

Cape Breton Post - - Cape Bre­ton -

SYD­NEY — A Syd­ney man is ex­pected to re­turn to court to­day for a bail hear­ing on drug charges.

Stephen Bruce Mac­Don­ald, 54, of Townsend Street, is charged with pos­ses­sion for the pur­pose of traf­fick­ing in co­caine and two counts of pos­ses­sion of pro­hib­ited weapons with­out a li­cence — bear spray and an ASP ba­ton. Mac­Don­ald made a brief court ap­pear­ance Thurs­day and was re­manded pend­ing the out­come of to­day’s bail hear­ing.

A 42-year-old man was also ar­rested in con­nec­tion with Mac­Don­ald and is charged with three counts of breach­ing court or­ders.

The ac­cused was re­leased by po­lice on a prom­ise to ap­pear no­tice and is to ap­pear in court July 17 to en­ter pleas.

His name has not been re­leased as the in­for­ma­tion is not yet filed with the court.

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