Trial date set for drunk driving case

Drunk driving charges in Youbou will bring Kyle Winston Tyler-Ellison (born 1990) to the Duncan Law Courts for a trial, to take place May 24, 2012. A trial confirmation hearing will be held April 17.

  • Aug. 29, 2011 4:00 p.m.

Drunk driving charges in Youbou will bring Kyle Winston Tyler-Ellison (born 1990) to the Duncan Law Courts for a trial, to take place May 24, 2012. A trial confirmation hearing will be held April 17.

The specific charges are related to an alleged May 20 incident, and include caring for or controlling a vehicle or vessel while impaired, caring for or controlling a vehicle or vessel with a blood alcohol level of over .08, and a breach of undertaking or recognizance.

• For charges related to an April 1 incident of uttering threats to cause death or bodily  harm and uttering threats, Nicholas George William Bennett (born 1981) and Ryan Keith Mouldey (born 1977), will face trial, March 28, 2012.

The trial date was set during a Tuesday, August 23, court appearance. A trial confirmation hearing has been set for February 21, 2012.

• For charges related to an alleged June 14 theft of $5,000 or under in Lake Cowichan, Marcia Leona Alphonse (born 1990) is expected to make her plea at the Duncan Law Courts, September 20.

Alphonse made her first appearance Tuesday, August 23.

Henry Bennett Smith (born 1984) made his first appearance at the Duncan Law Courts, Wednesday, August 24, to face charges related to an August 7 assault that took place in Youbou.

Smith’s next appearance will take place September 14, to consult council.

• An alleged July 2 assault in Nitinat brought Cyril Michael Martin Edgar (born 1982) to the Duncan Law Courts, Tuesday, August 23, to make his first appearance.

Edgar will next appear September 27, during which time he’s expected to make a plea.

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