MLA Pat Pimm’s arraignment hearing set for October 4th

Peace River North MLA Pat Pimm

DAWSON CREEK, B.C. – MLA Pat Pimm, who was charged with one count of assault yesterday, will be arraigned on October 4th at 9:00 am.

Pimm was not present at his first appearance this morning at Provincial Court in Dawson Creek. His lawyer, Greg Cranston spoke via telephone on his behalf.

First, it was asked that the adjournment be 3-4 weeks, however, due to conflicting schedules, the date was set for October 4th.

There also has been a publication ban set in place for the victim in the case.

No other comments were given.

Pimm stepped down from the Liberal Caucus on August 15th, saying in a statement that allegations had been brought against him that required him to seek legal counsel.

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