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Amherst Provincial Court News for the week of Dec. 20, 2017

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For the week of Dec. 20, 2018

Gates fined more than $60,000

William Maxwell Gates, 60, of Hantsport, was fined a total of $61,322.08 after pleading guilty to possession of unstamped tobacco and possession of tobacco on which tax had not been paid.

The courts provided Gates one year to pay.

The incidents occurred Dec. 22, 2016, in Oxford.

 

Leblanc sent to jail

Denis Wesley Leblanc, 34, of Petit Cap, N.B., was handed 30 days concurrent custody after pleading guilty to breaching an undertaking by not abiding by a stay-away order, breaching a no contact order, breaching an undertaking by failing to abstain from alcohol and intoxicating substances, and resisting arrest.

The incidents occurred July 14, 2017, in Springhill.

 

Cormier sentencing in February

Hector Cormier, 45, of 4 De lEglise, Shemogue, N.B., will return to court Feb. 27, 2018, for sentencing after pleading guilty to break and enter.

The incident occurred Jan. 31, 2017, in Tidnish.

 

Lines handed suspended sentence

Bobbi-Jo Lines, 37, of Amherst, was handed a suspended sentence and 12-months probation after pleading guilty to uttering a death threat.

The incident occurred May 11, 2017, in Springhill.

 

Fitzpatrick pleads guilty

Nickolas Jay Allen Fitzpatrick, 22, of Amherst, will return to court Feb. 8, 2018, for sentencing after pleading guilty to evading police by failing to stop his vehicle.

The incident occurred Feb. 18, 2017, in Amherst.

 

Falconer fined $10,000

Aeneaus Scott Falconer, 81, of Scotsburn, was fined $10,000 and suspended from the first two days of the 2018 season after pleading guilty to failing to comply with the conditions of Section 22.7 of the Fishing General Regulations.

The incident occurred Oct. 19, 2017, in Pugwash.

 

Howatt fined $3,000

Stephen Warren Howatt, 55, of Cornwall, was fined $3,000 after pleading guilty to fishing lobster during a closed time.

The incident occurred Aug. 9, 2017, in Pugwash.

 

Johnson pleads guilty

Charles Carson Johnson, 20, of Truro, was handed a conditional discharge and six months probation after pleading guilty to committing an act of mischief by damaging property.
The incident occurred Jan. 11, 2017, in Truro.

 

Veno pleads guilty to multiple drug charges

Ryan Douglas Veno, 26, of Amherst, will return to court Feb. 5, 2018, for sentencing, after pleading guilty to possession of cocaine for the purpose of trafficking, possession of marijuana, possession of psilocybin for the purpose of trafficking, and possession of LSD for the purpose of trafficking.

The incidents occurred Sept. 8, 2017, in Amherst.

 

Budd sentencing in February
Dorothy Mae Budd, 38, of Brookdale, will return to court Feb. 5, 2018, for sentencing, after pleading guilty to assault.

The incident occurred Sept. 24, 2017, in Brookdale.

 

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