Dartmouth man Steven Maurice Colley c...

Dartmouth man Steven Maurice Colley charged in East Preston shooting

There are 4 comments on the thechronicleherald.ca story from Jan 22, 2009, titled Dartmouth man Steven Maurice Colley charged in East Preston shooting. In it, thechronicleherald.ca reports that:

Canadian Crime News, Atlantic: Nova Scotia


The Chronicle Herald, Halifax, Nova Scotia

Steven Maurice Colley, 49, of Dartmouth, has been charged with first-degree murder in the shooting death of Andre Slawter and the attempted murder of Tywan Slawter.

Mr. Colley was arraigned on the charges Thursday afternoon in Dartmouth provincial court.

Mr. Colley was also arraigned on charges for possessing a weapon - a shotgun - for the purpose of committing a crime, unlicensed possession of a firearm, pointing a firearm and possessing a gun while prohibited from the same incident.

Andre Slawter, 20, was killed in a car on Brian Street in East Preston on Wednesday afternoon. Tywan Slawter,35, was also in the car at the time of the shooting, but escaped with minor injuries.

Mr. Colley has a long record and most recently was charged with two counts of assault with a weapon and single counts of assault causing bodily harm and uttering threats from a Sept. 20 incident. He was expected to appear in Dartmouth provincial court Feb. 12 for election and plea on those charges.

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Halifax, Canada

#1 Feb 19, 2009
Laydiie X

Halifax, Canada

#2 Apr 29, 2009
R.I.P. Onnie
I love you & miss you
this should never have happened to you
you deserve this best
but we east preston soldiers ride til we die
so you true til the death
i love you
and um see you in heaven some day
Laydiie X

Halifax, Canada

#3 Apr 29, 2009
* you deserve THE best

** so um happy you in a better place wit no more pain
ReNee Boudreau


#4 Oct 31, 2011
This man got out of jail at the end of september and stayed with me as friends. We were going to stay in Campbellton, New Brunswick and my first day there, he tried to murder me and left with all of my belongings, my cherished things from my daughters. have a brain tumor. This 53 yr old man is heartless and a scrub, watch out all bcuz, although acquitted, he is seeking mad revenge. Some ppl should be locked up for life. No joke.

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