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Amherst Provincial Court News, Aug. 19

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AMHERST, N.S. – Three people were convicted of various crimes in Amherst Provincial Court on Aug. 19.

Jewkes sentenced for uttering threats

Connor Jordan Jewkes, 23, of Springhill, was sentenced in court on Aug. 19 to 12-months probation after pleading guilty to knowingly uttering a threat to another person to cause death or bodily harm to that person.

The incident occurred April 21, 2019, in Springhill.

Landry sentenced for failing breathalyzer

Jeremy Edward Landry, 37, of Sackville, N.B., was sentenced in court Aug. 19 to a $1,000 fine 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 incident occurred Aug. 20, 2015, in Amherst.

Leblanc-Gordon sentenced for committing several crimes

Cory James LeBlanc-Gordon, 27, of Crescent Ave., Amherst, was sentenced in court on Aug. 19 to 30 days custody after pleading guilty to several crimes.

He pleaded guilty to failing to attend court and for failing without lawful excuse to notify the Amherst Police Department about a change of address.

The incidents occurred May 22, 2019, in Amherst.

He also pleaded guilty to failing without lawful excuse to comply with a condition to not possess or consume alcohol or intoxicating substances, and to carrying a weapon, a knife, for a purpose dangerous to the public peace.

The incidents occurred May 3, 2019, in Amherst.

LeBlanc-Gordon also pleaded guilty to break and entering a dwelling house with the intent to commit an indictable offence therein, failing to comply with a condition to keep the peace and be of good behavior, and using a credit card knowing it was stolen.

He also pleaded guilty to failing without lawful excuse to comply with a condition to not possess or consume alcohol or other intoxicating substances, failing to comply with a condition to not be within one-metre of the Needs convenience store, and stealing merchandise from the Nova Scotia Liquor Corporation.

LeBlanc-Gordon also pleaded guilty to having in his possession a weapon, bear spray, for a purpose dangerous to the public peace and for failing to comply with a condition to not possess alcohol or other intoxicating substances by consuming marijuana.

The incidents occurred May 2, 2019, in Amherst.

He also pleaded guilty to threatening to burn down the residence of another person and breaking and entering the locked bedroom of another person with the intent to commit an indictable offence therein

The incidents occurred July 26, 2017, in Amherst.

He also pleaded guilty to committing mischief by willfully destroying, without legal justification or excuse, the mattress and camera in the cells of the Amherst Police Department

The incident occurred July 27, 2017, in Amherst.

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