Accused remains in custody

Pictou Advocate Court

PICTOU –  A local man is facing a number of charges after a run-in with police on May 18 in New Glasgow.

Barrett Johnston Fraser, 34, Green Hill, is charged with three counts of assaulting a peace officer as well as one count of resisting a police officer by refusing to hand over the keys to his vehicle and one count of operating a vehicle in a dangerous manner and one count of failure to stop a vehicle when being pursued by a peace officer in a vehicle for the purposes of evasion.

Fraser is currently in custody and will remain remanded until June 16 as there has been changes in his legal representation.