Eskasoni man accused of arson released on conditions
SYDNEY — An Eskasoni man was released from custody Tuesday on a host of conditions after being charged with offences that include arson. Cory Alexander Young, 32, is also charged with uttering a threat and break, enter and theft. The offences are alleged to have occurred Jan. 2 in Eskasoni.
He is also charged with three counts of assault and single counts of assault with a weapon (a knife), unlawful confinement, uttering threat and mischief. Those offences allegedly occurred between January 2017 and January 2019.
Among the conditions of his release, Young is to live at a Sydney address on Bentinck Street, he is not to possess any weapons, must refrain from alcohol, report once a week to police by phone, and remain in the residence at all times with exceptions for medical emergencies, legal and counselling appointments, and a four-hour period every Thursday during which he can conduct personal business.
He is to return to court Jan. 29 to enter pleas.