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One man sentenced, one remanded as result of Summerside police investigation

Summerside police gathered outside a house on Cedar Street Wednesday afternoon. Three men were arrested and face charges as a result of an ongoing investigation.
Summerside police gathered outside a house on Cedar Street Wednesday afternoon. Two men involved in Wednesday’s police investigation appeared in court Thursday. - Alison Jenkins/Local Journalism Initiative Reporter
SUMMERSIDE, P.E.I. —

Two men involved in Wednesday’s police investigation on Cedar Street in Summerside appeared in court Thursday.

One man pleaded guilty to several offences and was sentenced, while the other was remanded in custody until a later date.

Paul Donald Pothier, 36, pleaded guilty to two counts of theft under $5,000 and one charge each of resisting arrest, mischief and disturbing the peace.

Pothier was sentenced to a total of 85 days in custody.

Brandon Butler, 25, was remanded into custody until his next court appearance on Nov. 4.

Butler is charged with two counts of dangerous driving, three counts of prohibited driving, three counts of flight from police, obstruction, possession of a controlled substance, assault with a weapon and possession of a weapon for a dangerous purpose.

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