Preliminary hearing set for Foord case

A Port Alberni man charged with four counts of attempted murder will have a preliminary hearing on Dec. 16.

A preliminary hearing date has been set for the Port Alberni man facing 28 charges, including four counts of attempted murder after allegedly running down three people in March.

Travis Douglas Foord, 19, pleaded not guilty to all 28 charges in June.

A trial confirmation date is scheduled for Nov. 7 and the preliminary hearing is set for Dec. 16. Foord elected for a judge and jury trial.

Foord allegedly drove a truck, with a passenger, into three people on the 2800-block of Sixth Avenue after a verbal and physical altercation with one of the victims. Port Alberni RCMP responded to the incident shortly after 1 a.m. on March 30.

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