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Amherst Provincial Court News, April 1 to 5

AMHERST, N.S. – Three people were convicted of various crimes in Amherst Provincial Court from April 1 to 5.

Landry sentenced for mischief

Brandi Lynn Landry, 44, of Crescent Ave., Amherst, was sentenced in court on April 2, to a suspended sentence and 18-months probation after pleading guilty to committing mischief by willfully damaging without legal justification or excuse the glass window of another person’s home, the value of which did not exceed $5,000.

The incident occurred Aug. 16, 2017, in Amherst.

Landry was also sentenced to a suspended sentence and 18-months probation after pleading to failing without lawful excuse to abide by a curfew to stay in her residence from 8 p.m. to 6 a.m. the following day, seven days a week.

The incident occurred between July 4 and July 8, 2018, in Amherst.

Doucette sentenced for confining another person

Jaselynn Kathleen Doucette, 23, of Admore Avenue, Amherst, was sentenced in court on April 1, to a suspended sentence and 12-months probation after pleading guilty to confining another person without legal authority.

The incident occurred Dec. 21, 2018, in Amherst.

Matthews sentenced for impaired driving

Dylan James Matthews, 26, of Springhill, was sentences in court on April 1 to a $1,500 fined and a one-year driving prohibition after pleading guilty to operating a motor vehicle while his ability to operate a motor vehicle was impaired by alcohol.

The incident occurred Jan. 9, 2018, in Springhill.

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