(Saint John)-After being arrested over the weekend  in Halifax on a Canada-wide warrant 21 year old Bradley Saia appeared in court today to answer charges in connection with a violent  home invasion the city’s West side last November.

Saia is facing three charges including armed robbery, forcible entry, and masking his face to commit and indictable offence.

Saia was also charged with obstructing an investigation by giving a false name in a separate matter.

Saia elected  trial by judge and jury and  will reappear in court on February 26th.