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Trimm fined one dollar, 25 days in jail

Amherst Provincial Court News

James Malcolm Trimm, 38, of Springhill was fined one dollar and ordered to pay a $30 victim fine surcharge, after pleading guilty to breaching a recognizance to abide by a curfew. Trim was also sentenced to 25 days intermittent custody beginning March 14.

The incident occurred Feb. 9, in Amherst.

Trimm was also sentenced to 5 days intermittent custody after pleading guilty to being in possession of oxycodone, contrary to the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act, and 25 days intermittent custody, concurrent to his other sentences, for preaching a probation order to keep the peace.

Those incidents occurred Dec. 1, 2012, in Amherst.

Trimm received a further 25 days intermittent custody, concurrent, after pleading guilty to being at large before a term of imprisonment expired. That incident took place Jan. 5, in Amherst. 


Allen fined $1,700

Isabel Marilyn Allen, 43, of Fox River, was fined $500, plus a $100 victim fine surcharge, or seven days in jail after pleading guilty to possession of hydromorphne, contrary to the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act, plus probation and conditions for 12 months.

Allen was also fined $1,100 or 12 days in jail, after pleading guilty to operating a motor vehicle while impaired by the affects of a drug. She received a 12 months driving ban, plus probation with conditions.

Those incidents occurred March 1, 2013, in Amherst.


Dylan fined a dollar, plus 30 days in jail

Dylan Robert Douglas Gogan, 24, of Amherst, was sentenced to 30 days in jail, fined $1, and an additional victim fine surcharge, after pleading guilty to stealing property from Pets Unlimited, the value of which did not exceed $5,000.

That incident occurred March 4, 2013, in Amherst.


Francis receives five months in jail

Matthew Francis, 28, of Micmac Road in Springhill Junction, was sentenced to five-months custody after pleading guilty to assault causing bodily harm. Francis was ordered to pay restitution of $1,644, received a 10-year firearms ban and ordered to provide a DNA sample.

Francis also received one-month concurrent custody and 24 months probation with conditions after pleading guilty to breaching a probation order to abstain from alcohol.

Those incidents occurred Feb. 21, 2009, in Springhill.

Francis received a further one-month concurrent custody for breaching a probation order to report to probation services. That incident occurred between March 1, 2009, and Nov. 23, 2009, in or near Springhill.

Following his custody, Francis will be subjected to 24 months of probation with conditions, including a curfew between the hours of 11 p.m. and 6 a.m. for the first four months following his release.

Geographic location: Amherst, Springhill, Fox River Micmac Road

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