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Man facing assault with a weapon charge has court dates set


David Claude Cooper, a 25-year-old Stephenville man charged with assault with a weapon and other charges, will be returning to court this week or next week.

David Claude Cooper of Stephenville is being led into court by court sheriffs.

The Bay St. George RCMP received a report of an armed break and enter into a residence on Main Street in Stephenville at 9:45 p.m. on Monday.

Members of the detachment who responded arrested Cooper and charged him with break and enter, assault with a weapon, possession of a weapon and failure to comply with conditions of an undertaking and two probation orders.

Judge Lynn E. Cole set a tentative court date for status on Thursday morning, or in the event the time is not available, Cooper is to return to court on Tuesday morning for a bail hearing.

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