Court News

Amherst Daily News
Published on August 24, 2011
Court News for Thursday's edition of the Amherst Daily News

MacFaddin sentenced after pleading guilty to stealing

AMHERST – Anita Patricia MacFadden, 30, of Spring Street in Amherst pleaded guilty to stealing groceries from Sobeys, the value of which did not exceed $5,000 during Monday morning’s court proceedings.

MacFadden received a suspended sentence and 15 months probation, concurrent with 20 hours community service to be served within six months.

The incident occurred April 27 in Amherst


Maddison and Alick return to court Sept. 19

AMHERST – Allan Daniel Maddison, 31, and Donald Lewis Alick, 53, both of Springhill, appeared in provincial court Monday.

They are jointly charged with cocaine related offences and had their matters adjourned until Sept. 19 to give Maddison’s counsel, Jim O’Neil, 30 days to speak to the Crown.

Alick is representing himself in court.

They are two of nine individuals arrested Feb. 1 throughout Cumberland County where more than six kilograms of cocaine and a pound of marijuana were seized, as well as cash and firearms.


Reid pleads guilty to possession of marijuana and ‘speed’

AMHERST – Tony James Gregory Reid, 20, of Prince Arthur Street, Amherst, appeared in court on Tuesday and will return to court for sentencing Oct. 4, after pleading guilty to possession of marijuana, possession of methylenedioxyampthentamine, otherwise known as speed, and failing to comply with an order to keep the peace and be of good behaviour.

The incidents occurred April 27 in Amherst.


Trenholm fined for possession of marijuana

AMHERST – Jamie Ross Trenholm, 24, of Parkwood Drive, Amherst, was sentence to a fine of $345 to be paid within three months after pleading guilty to the unlawful possession of marijuana in court on Tuesday.

Trenholm also pleaded guilty to failing to comply with an order not to possess alcohol or drugs and will be sentenced Oct. 4.

Both incidents occurred June 3 in Amherst.


Wheaton sentenced to probation

AMHERST – Kayla Dianne Elaine Wheaton, 21, of West Pleasant Street, Amherst appeared in court on Tuesday and was sentenced to a conditional discharge with 12 months probation, with conditions, after pleading guilty to committing assault and uttering threats to burn the dwelling of the victim.

The incidents occurred Jan. 6 in Amherst.