A Shawinigan arrested for threatening elected officials
A man from Shawinigan will appear for threatening elected officials.
A man from Shawinigan will be charged with x27;having made threats against staff and elected members of the Quebec Parliament.
Nelson Johnson was arrested on December 21 by police officers from the Sûreté du Québec. In the previous hours, he would have sent an email in which he threatened to attack those who work in the National Assembly.
It has been impossible for us to learn more about the very nature of the threats at this time. The accused will return to court on August 2 to face charges of threatening to cause death or bodily harm to staff and elected members of Parliament.
The charges were originally due to be filed on Monday (March 6) but his case could not be heard by the judge. The 63-year-old man had no criminal history to date.