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Suspects in Summerside hotel robbery appear in court

Summerside Provincial Court House.
Summerside Provincial Court House. - FILE

SUMMERSIDE, P.E.I. - A suspect in the May 27 robbery at a Water Street motel appeared in Summerside provincial court recently.

Aaron Christopher Prichard, 34, appeared to elect a mode of trial for his case. He was charged with robbery, assault with a weapon and possession of a weapon for a dangerous purpose.

Co-accused Congjie Tan and Scott Bruce Dalziel have each been charged with one count of robbery.

Prichard will return to court on July 3 at 1:30 p.m. Tan and Dalziel are set to appear on June 19 at Summerside provincial court.

The robbery and subsequent hunt for the suspects resulted in the police shooting of 32-year-old Jeremy Stephens, who died later that day at Prince County Hospital. 

Related: Mother of man shot by Summerside police calling for coroner's inquest

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