New Brunswick RCMP have charged a Back Bay, N.B. in connection to a disturbance at an apartment building in St. Stephen, N.B.
Police say the West District RCMP and the St. Stephen Fire Department responded to a report of a disturbance on Schoodic Street just before 6 a.m. on Saturday.
"What is believed to be a flammable liquid was poured in the hallway of the building," the RCMP said in a news release.
Police say they arrested a 31-year-old man who was remanded into custody.
"All residents were evacuated from the building as a precaution and nobody was injured," the news release said.
Police say Joseph Davidson Sheldon Mallaley appeared in Saint John Provincial Court on Monday and was charged with the following offences:
- uttering threats
- possession of a weapon for a dangerous purpose
- mischief causing actual danger to life
Mallaley was sent for a five-day psychological evaluation and is scheduled to appear in Saint John Provincial Court on Friday morning.