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Newfoundland man charged with making threat against Crown prosecutor

HARBOUR GRACE, N.L. — RCMP in Newfoundland and Labrador say a 63-year-old man faces charges after a threat was made against a Crown prosecutor. Police say they arrested Edward Gellately at his home in New Harbour on Friday.
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HARBOUR GRACE, N.L. — RCMP in Newfoundland and Labrador say a 63-year-old man faces charges after a threat was made against a Crown prosecutor.

Police say they arrested Edward Gellately at his home in New Harbour on Friday.

They allege a threatening message was left on the voicemail of the Crown prosecutor in Harbour Grace.

Gellately appeared in court Saturday to face charges of intimidation of a justice participant, careless use of a firearm and careless storage of a firearm.

Police say the firearms offences occurred at Gellately's home.

He remains in custody and is to appear in court on Tuesday in St. John's, N.L.

This report by The Canadian Press was first published Dec. 1, 2019.

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