Accused Arsonist Makes Court Appearance

Chad Stadnicki remains in custody and has his next court date on January 23.

The man accused of aggravated assault and arson in a Bridge Street house fire on October 27 made a brief appearance Thursday in court.  41 year old Chad Stadnicki faces charges of aggravated assault and arson in the fire that sent a 32 year old woman to hospital with burns on her body.  Stadnicki previously entered not guilty pleas and today court heard crown and defense lawyers are waiting to see if March trial dates become available.  Stadnicki's lawyer also told Judge Eric Brooks he's received additional disclosure and needs some time to review it.  Stadnicki remains in custody and will return to court again on January 23.  ~~  Warren Affleck

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