**Updated** Man facing more charges after discharging a firearm during Woodstock area home invasion

RCMP

**Updated @ 7:53 a.m. on Thursday October 10, 2019**

Police say 20-year-old Jacob Boucher appeared in Woodstock Provincial Court on Wednesday October 9 to face additional charges connected to an incident north of Woodstock over the weekend where a firearm was discharged.

On Monday, Boucher was charged with discharging a firearm with intent and was remanded into custody.

A release states Boucher was charged with the following offences at the hearing on Wednesday:
- Robbery with a firearm;
- Wearing a mask with the intent to commit an indictable offence;
- Possessing a weapon for a dangerous purpose;
- Unauthorized possession of a firearm;

Police say Boucher was remanded back into custody and is scheduled to return to court for a bail hearing on October 30.


A 20-year-old man from Beardsley has been charged in connection with an incident north of Woodstock over the weekend where a firearm was discharged.

The Woodstock RCMP were called to a home on Sharkey Road in Jacksontown early Sunday morning following a report of an attempted break and enter.

Police say someone broke into the home and altercation took place between the suspect and the home owner, during which time a firearm was discharged and the homeowner sustained minor injuries.

The suspect fled the scene on foot, but the 20-year-old man was arrested a short time later.

Jacob Boucher appeared in Woodstock Provincial Court on Monday and was charged with discharging a firearm with intent.

He was remanded into custody and is scheduled to return to court on Wednesday for a show cause hearing.