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Canada Alleged Toronto feces thrower back in court Tuesday

20:50  03 december  2019
20:50  03 december  2019 Source:   globalnews.ca

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a man wearing a hat: Samuel Opoku, 23, facing five charges in connection with three incidents where feces were thrown at people in Toronto© Toronto police / Handout Samuel Opoku, 23, facing five charges in connection with three incidents where feces were thrown at people in Toronto

A Toronto man accused of throwing feces in three separate incidents -- two at university libraries -- is set to appear in court Tuesday.

Samuel Opoku, 23, was arrested Nov. 26, and is facing five counts of assault with a weapon and five counts of mischief interfering with property.

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His first hearing was put over on Nov. 27. The courtroom was packed with students, most from the University of Toronto, where two of the three incidents happened.

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Court documents obtained by Global News showed that Opoku was convicted of criminal harassment on March 8, 2017 in Hamilton. He was given a suspended sentence, two years of probation.

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Opoku also had to submit his DNA to the DNA databank and was given a lifetime weapons prohibition. Since being sentenced, he was also convicted twice for failing to comply with his probation.

--With files from Gabby Rodrigues and Catherine McDonald

Bail hearing delayed for man accused of flinging feces at Toronto strangers .
TORONTO — The 23-year-old man accused of flinging feces at Toronto university students will wait another two more weeks for a bail hearing. Samuel Opoku made a brief appearance in room 128 of Old City Hall Court Tuesday afternoon, dressed in a denim shirt and dark grey pants. Samuel Opoku made a brief appearance in room 128 of Old City Hall Court Tuesday afternoon, dressed in a denim shirt and dark grey pants. He sat swivelling in a plush blue office chair with his hands cuffed in front of him as his lawyer and the Crown notified the court that they had settled on a date for a special — meaning longer than usual — bail hearing.

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