West coast lawyer arrested, facing sexual assault and four other charges

Published on June 18, 2017

A lawyer in western Newfoundland has been arrested and is facing sexual assault and four other charges.

He is also facing assault, criminal harassment by repeatedly communicating with another person, and two counts of uttering threats to cause death or bodily harm.

He is a member of the Canadian Bar Association and the law societies of Newfoundland and Labrador and New Brunswick.

In provincial court 1:30 p.m. Monday a publication ban was placed on the name of the complainant as well as the name of the accused.