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Hearing Friday for Regal Cinema Weapons Suspect

Scott A. Smith remains in Cuyahoga County Jail following arrest for bringing gun, ammunition, knives to showing of 'The Dark Knight Rises' at Crocker Park movie theater

Hearing Friday for Regal Cinema Weapons Suspect

Scott A. Smith will have his first hearing Friday afternoon after his arrest on weapons charges for allegedly bringing a loaded gun, ammunition and four knives into a showing of The Dark Knight Rises at in Crocker Park.

A hearing was set for 1:45 p.m. Friday at the Cuyahoga County Court of Common Pleas in Cleveland.

No charges were listed on the docket as of Wednesday night.

Smith will have to be formally charged before any bond could be set, said Nicole DiSanto of the  Cuyahoga County Prosecutor's Office. Initial charges from Saturday's arrest were carrying various weapons, carrying a concealed weapon and having weapons under disability.

Smith's attorney, Matthew Bruce, said that Smith brought the weapons into the theater for self-defense and was not going to harm anyone.

The latest from the Regal Cinema weapons case:


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