Southampton man answers to charges relating to Fredericton to Woodstock police chase

A 32-year-old Southampton man has pleaded guilty to flight from police in addition to several other charges in connection with a police chase from Fredericton to Woodstock.  

The Bugle-Observer reports Clinton Lewis Giberson appeared in Woodstock provincial court yesterday to enter pleas on a variety of charges, including those relating to the chase in October. 

He also pleaded guilty to dangerous driving, breach of an undertaking, and one count of assault causing bodily harm to Fredericton police Const. Stephen Stafford, who was reportedly injured at the start of the chase. 

Giberson's sentencing has been set for March 14th. 

The Bugle-Observer also reports Giberson entered pleas in connection with incidents that occurred in East Centreville, including uttering death threats to Christina Bradstreet, assault with a weapon, committing mischief by damaging a van mirror, and two charges of carrying a weapon, a machete and a baton, dangerous to the public peace. 

He pleaded guilty to uttering threats, assault with a weapon, and committing mischief, while the remaining charges are set to be withdrawn. 

With files from The Bugle-Observer.