January 19, 2015 - 4:49 PM
VERNON – A young Vernon man accused of making death threats with a knife has appeared in court and will be back before a judge later this month.
Brandon Dewayne Cottrell, 18, is charged with uttering threats and possession of weapon for a dangerous purpose.
RCMP were called to a home in the 3400-block of 35 Street around 11 a.m. Sunday, Jan. 18.
“The caller told police the suspect had made death threats against him with a knife,” Vernon RCMP spokesperson Gord Molendyk said in a media release.
The suspect took off on foot and was caught a short time later.
Cottrell will be back in court on Jan. 28, 2015 for his next scheduled appearance.
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