Amherst Provincial Court News

Member of ‘the Hill Group’ sentenced to prison

Published on April 23, 2014
Court News

Shawn Franklin Hill, 36, was sentenced to 30 days in jail, minus 18 days for time already served, plus two years probation after pleading guilty to failing to appear in court.

The incident occurred May 5, 2008, in Amherst.

Hill was also sentenced to four years incarceration, one year for each count, after pleading guilty to breaking and enter into the Lamp Cabin in Springhill on May 29, 2007, breaking and entering into the Oxford Home Hardware on July 12, 2007, breaking and entering into Craig’s Grocery in Amherst Shore on May 30, 2007, and participating in activities of criminal organization known as “the Hill Group” at various locations in Cumberland County between the dates of May 1 and July 31, 2007.