Knife incident results in jail time

Nancy MacPhee
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SUMMERSIDE — Possession of a knife has earned a 21-year-old city man five days behind bars.

James Patrick Sudsbury pleaded guilty in Summerside provincial court Thursday to possession of a weapon.

The incident took place on Nov. 27, 2012. City police received a complaint from a man and a woman who said that Subsbury had threatened to slit the woman’s throat in convenience store parking lot.

Sudsbury, who had his four-month-old daughter with him at the time, and the couple knew each other.

When Sudsbury made the threat he had a knife in his hand, which he quickly put back in his daughter’s diaper bag.

He was later arrested. The entire incident was caught on the store’s video surveillance.

As part of his sentence, Sudsbury is prohibited from owning or possessing a weapon for three years and will be on probation for 12 months, during which time be must stay away from the victims.

Geographic location: Summerside

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  • tic
    February 20, 2013 - 10:08

    what about the child anyone got the kids best interest charges for indangerment or neglect????

  • jeff
    February 15, 2013 - 08:42

    It's a good thing he didn't do anything more with that knife, he might be in there a full week! Besides, the kid needs to be in good hands with Mr. Stabby otherwise.

  • patrick
    February 14, 2013 - 23:08

    TAKE THIS OFF YOUR SITE!! This is false information, if you want to avoid being charged id do what I say