Man charged in re­la­tion to Clarenville taxi rob­bery ap­pears in court

The Packet (Clarenville) - - FRONT PAGE - BY MARK SQUIBB THE PACKET

An­thony Soper ap­peared in Clarneville court Thurs­day, Aug. 31, fac­ing charges re­lated to the rob­bery of a Clarenville taxi driver on Aug. 10.

The Crown has elected to pro­ceed by in­dict­ment.

In an­other charge re­lat­ing to theft un­der $5,000, the Crown has elected to pro­ceed sum­mar­ily, which will re­duce the po­ten­tial sen­tence or fine if Soper is con­victed.

Soper is also fac­ing charges on an un­re­lated in­ci­dent be­ing han­dled in Gan­der pro­vin­cial court.

He will ap­pear again in Clarenville court Thurs­day, Sept. 14 for an­other elec­tion and/or plea day.

He re­mains in cus­tody.

MARK SQUIBB/ THE PACKET

An­thony Soper out­side Clarenville pro­vin­cial court Thurs­day, Aug. 31.

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