TRURO – A 26-year-old Truro man has been granted bail on a $20,000 surety.
Kyle David Wheaton has a number of conditions to abide by while his matters clear up before the courts.
Wheaton is to keep the peace and be of good behavior, attend court when directed to do so, reside at 19 Thomas Avenue, Truro, with Teresa Cooke (his surety), and have no contact, either directly or indirectly, with his victim and two other people.
Wheaton is facing charges of assault causing bodily harm, unlawful confinement, kidnapping, public mischief by misleading police and failing to comply with an undertaking, incidents alleged to have occurred between April 1 and 9 in Truro.
Wheaton was also charged with one count each of assault, uttering a threat to cause death and mischief or property damage against the same victim, dating to March 4 in Bible Hill.
He’s facing a charge of failing to comply with an undertaking on April 1 in Truro, as well as failing to appear for identification purposes and failing to attend court on May 14 and 16, respectively.
Other conditions of his release include to remain within the province of Nova Scotia, not to possess any weapons, firearms, ammunition or explosive devices and not to possess or consume alcohol or illicit drugs, or prescription drugs without a valid prescription.
He is to report to Truro Police Service every Friday.
A clause to remain within his residence at all time has exceptions: for attending medical emergency or appointment, attending an appointment with legal counsel, a supervisor or court, or counseling appointment for alcohol or narcotics anonymous, and when escorted by his surety. He’s not to be outside his residence after 9 p.m.
Any visitors to his residence must be approved by his surety and can’t be in the residence after 9 p.m.
He’s also not to discuss his outstanding charges with anyone outside of the presence of his lawyer.
He is scheduled to appear in court for election and plea on the charges on Oct. 31 at 9:30 a.m.