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– Smith receives 42 months for various theft, probation charges

A 20-year-old West Pleasant Street man was sentenced to 42 months in jail after pleading guilty to more than 20 charges including stealing vehicles and other items as well as numerous counts of breaching his probation.

Michael Douglas Smith was sentenced by Judge Paul Scovil in provincial court.

He received eight months for stealing a 1998 Acura and three additional eight-month consecutive sentences for stealing a 2013 Ford F-150 truck, a 2008 Ford F-150 truck and a 2006 Pontiac Pursuit.

Smith received a consecutive three-month sentence and a 10 year driving ban for operating a motor vehicle in a dangerous manner on Highway 6, a two-month consecutive sentence for failing to stop his vehicle while being pursued by police and consecutive one-month terms for one count of committing mischief by damaging a 2003 Chev Cavalier and three counts of failing to comply with a probation order.

He also received concurrent one-month terms for four counts of failing to comply with a probation order, stealing a candle from Sobeys, stealing gasoline from Irving, two counts of stealing money from vehicles, stealing a Garmin GPS and obstructing Sgt. Robert MacPherson while engaged in the execution of his duties.

The incidents occurred between April 5 and July 14 in Amherst.

 

– Dorchester man gets four months for uttering threats

Morton Lee Wallace (aka Doughty), 25, of Main Street, Dorchester, N.B. was sentenced to four months custody, consecutive to other sentences, for uttering a threat by telephone to cause death.

He received concurrent four-month sentences for uttering a death threat and unlawfully possessing a barbecue lid and electrical wire.

The incidents occurred between March 18 and 20 in Oxford.

 

– Irvine sentenced to two years for possessing stolen vehicle

Evan George Irvine, 20, of no fixed address was sentenced to two years for unlawfully possessing a 2013 Hyundai Genesis of a value exceeding $5,000.

The sentence is consecutive to others already being served.

Irvine also received a two-year concurrent term and a three-year driving prohibition for operating a motor vehicle on a residential street in a manner dangerous to the public.

He also got a six-month concurrent term for failing to comply with a probation order.

He was also ordered to provide a DNA sample.

The incidents occurred Aug. 21 in Springhill.

 

– Marks gets house arrest for breaching conditional sentence order

Brian John Carl Marks, 33, of West Pleasant Street, Amherst, was sentenced to a year of probation with reporting and conditions for failing to comply with a probation order.

Marks was also ordered to complete a conditional sentence order under house arrest after breaching an original conditional sentence for a cocaine possession conviction in Decemeber 2010.

He will served two years less a day under house arrest.

The incident occurred Sept. 21 in East Amherst.

 

– VanSnick receives 20 days for failing probation order

Adam Allan VanSnick, 28, of Church Street, Amherst, was sentenced to 20 days in jail, to be served consecutive, after pleading guilty to failing a probation order.

VanSnick received an additional concurrent 20-day sentence after pleading guilty to a second count of breaching a probation order.

The incidents occurred May 8 in Amherst.

 

– Gogan sentenced to 90-days custody

Dylan Robert Douglas Gogan, 25, of Church Street, Amherst, was sentenced in court on Monday to 90 days custody, consecutive to any sentence he may be serving but concurrent to each other, after pleading guilty to one charge of resisting a peace officer and two charges of breach of probation.

He pleaded guilty to resisting an RCMP officer engaged in the execution of his duty, failing without lawful excuse to comply with an order to keep the peace and be of good behaviour, and failing with out lawful excuse to comply with an order to remain in his dwelling house.

The incidents occurred June 25, 2014, in Amherst.

 

– Adams sentenced for refusing Breathalyzer

Terry Adams, 30, of Westchester, was sentenced in court on Monday to a $1,300 fine and a one-year driving prohibition after pleading guilty to failing without reasonable excuse to comply with a demand made to him by a police officer to provide a sample of his breath to enable analysis of his breath to be made by means of an approved screening device.

The incident occurred Sept. 20, 2014, in Amherst.

 

– Blanchard sentenced for failing to stop at collision

Edward James Blanchard, 51, of Oxford, was sentenced in court on Monday to a 60-day conditional sentence followed by 12 months probation after pleading guilty to having control of a vehicle that was involved in an collision and, with the intent to escape criminal liability, failed to stop his vehicle, give his name and address, and offer assistance to an injured party who appeared to require assistance.

The incident occurred May 21, 2013, in Nappan.

 

– Hicks fined for stealing whiskey

Andrew William Hicks, 25, of Point De Bute, N.B., was sentenced in court on Monday to a $195 fine after pleading guilty to stealing two bottles of whiskey, the property of the Nova Scotia Liquor Corporation, of a value not exceeding $5,000.

The incident occurred April 8, 2014, in Amherst.

 

– Hope pleads guilty to stealing, prowling

Jarod Daniel Hope, 20, of Springhill Junction, pleaded guilty in court on Monday to stealing, prowling and attempting to steal a vehicle.

He pleaded guilty to stealing clothing from a person, the value of which did not exceed $5,000, pleaded guilty to prowling near a dwelling house, and pleaded guilty to attempting to steal a vehicle, the value of which did not exceed $5,000.

The incidents occurred Jan. 19, 2014, in Springhill.

Hope will be sentenced Nov. 10, at 1:30 p.m.

 

– Miller sentenced for damaging property, failing Breathalyzer

Dennis William Luke Miller, 22, of Lower Laplanche Street, Amherst, was sentenced in court on Monday to two-years probation and ordered to pay $5,000 of restitution to the victim, after pleading guilty to committing mischief by wilfully the property of a business, the value of which exceeded $5,000.

He was also sentenced to a fine of $1,000 and a one-year driving prohibition after pleading guilty to operating a motor vehicle while the concentration of alcohol in his blood exceeded .08 per cent.

The incidents occurred Sept. 21, 2013, in Amherst.

 

 

 

 

 

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