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“I ask, too, that the EPS issue an immediate ‘public warning’ that Mr. Stene’s mother has banned anyone from entering her property,” wrote Jordan in the Friday letter.
A handful of uniformed officers at the Saturday protest kept an eye on the scene that remained peaceful.
Depalma said the justice system failed by releasing an accused back into the community where the crime happened. The Stene home is less than 200 metres from where the young girl lives.
“It’s unjust, it’s an atrocity of our justice system and it has failed this family and it has failed this child,” said Depalma.
Rick Atkins has been standing outside the home every night since the public warning was released Wednesday. He, too, said the decision to grant bail is wrong.