Plea date set for Scotch­town man charged with mul­ti­ple of­fences

Cape Breton Post - - CAPE BRETON -

SYD­NEY — A Scotch­town man has con­sented to a fur­ther re­mand and is ex­pected to en­ter pleas Jan. 15 to a host of of­fences.

Daniel Joseph Gottwald, 36, is charged with as­sault and ut­ter­ing threat that was al­leged to have oc­curred Jan. 1 in Scotch­town.

He is also charged with three counts of breach­ing court or­ders — fail­ing to be­have, at­tend court and stay­ing out of places where al­co­hol is served — that al­legedly oc­curred Sept. 1. In ad­di­tion, Gottwald is charged with at­tempted armed rob­bery, wear­ing a mask in com­mit­ting an of­fence and pos­ses­sion of a weapon dan­ger­ous to pub­lic peace (a knife). The of­fences are al­leged to have oc­curred July 20 at a Syd­ney gas sta­tion.

He is also fac­ing charges of im­paired driv­ing, re­fus­ing a breath­a­lyzer de­mand and two counts of breach­ing court or­ders — fail­ing to be­have and fail­ing stay away from drugs and al­co­hol — which al­legedly oc­curred Aug. 5 in Do­min­ion.

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