Dentist & Correctional Officers Facing Assault Charges


Following an investigation, police have charged two correctional officers and a dentist.


Each are facing criminal charges of aggravated assault and assault with a weapon in relation to an incident that occurred when an inmate of the Bishop’s Falls Correctional Centre was brought to a Gander dental office for major dental work on October 16, 2020.


Fifty-nine-year-old Dr. Louis Bourget of Bedford, Nova Scotia, 48-year-old Roy Goodyear of Carmanville, and 43-year-old Ronald McDonald of Trinity are scheduled to appear in Gander Provincial Court on April 6, 2021, to face the charges.