After numerous trial delays charges of uttering threats were dropped against a Stettler man who is now set to appear in court Monday facing new charges of robbery and firearms offences.
Three charges of uttering threats to cause bodily harm were dropped against Morley Roland Savage in Stettler provincial court Nov. 19.
Savage was arrested Dec. 13 by Lacombe Police Services and appears in Red Deer provincial court Jan. 7.
According to Stettler RCMP Sgt. Phil Penny, police responded to an armed robbery complaint in Stettler on Dec. 10 at about 10:10 a.m.
The victim gave the suspect a ride to the Stettler area. The suspect, identified as Morley Roland Savage, 21, allegedly produced a firearm, stole the vehicle and told the victim to leave the area on foot.
The victim wasn’t injured in the incident.
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Lacombe Police Service located the stolen vehicle on Dec. 13 at about 8:30 a.m. Savage was driving the vehicle and was arrested and charged with robbery with a firearm, careless use of a firearm, and using a firearm in the commission of an offence.
Savage appeared before a Justice of the Peace but was remanded in custody and appears in Red Deer court Jan. 7.
The charges against Savage haven’t been proven in a court of law.