Matthews gets year in jail
William Kenneth Charles Matthews, 45, of Amherst was sentenced to 365 days in jail after pleading guilty to being in possession of two stolen snowmobiles, the values of which exceeded $5,000.
Matthews was also sentenced to 120 days, concurrent to any other sentencing, after pleading guilty to a charge of breaching a probation order to keep the peace and be of good behavior.
The incident occurred between Sept. 26 and Dec. 15, 2013, in Springhill.
Matthews was also sentenced to 90 days concurrent custody and fined $300 after pleading guilty to a charge of attempting to assault Const. Chris Jobe, an officer with the Cumberland Integrated Street Crime Unit, breaching an undertaking to keep the peace and be of good behavior and breaching a probation order to keep the peace and be of good behavior.
Those incidents occurred April 11, 2014, in West Amherst.
Green gets 15 days custody
Pierre William Green, 49, formerly of Calgary, now an inmate in Dorchester Penitentiary, appeared in Amherst Provincial Court to answer to a charge of being in possession of stolen property, the value of which did not exceed $5,000, during an incident that stems back to March 6, 2007, in Calgary.
Green plead guilty, receiving a sentence of 15 days custody, consecutive to any other sentence he is currently serving.