Corsica Man Who Threatened to Shoot Juvenile Waives Hearing
Court documents indicate the following charges against 55-year-old John Dazet were waived for court on Tuesday, August 4:
– Endangering Welfare of Children – Parent/Guardian/Other Commits Offense, Felony 2
– Terroristic Threats With Intent To Terrorize Another, Misdemeanor 1
The charges have been transferred to the Jefferson County Court of Common Pleas.
Dazet remains lodged in the Jefferson County Jail on $50,000.00 monetary bail.
The charges stem from an incident that occurred in Union Township in mid-July.
Details of the case:
According to a criminal complaint, on July 13, Punxsutawney-based State Police were dispatched to a residence on Howe Road in Union Township, Jefferson County.
The complaint states that John Dazet made statements including specific and graphic details on exactly how he would shoot and kill a known juvenile victim.
Dazet was in possession of a loaded handgun at the time the threat was made, according to the complaint.
He was arraigned in front of Magisterial District Judge Gregory M. Bazylak at 7:30 p.m. on July 17.
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