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Amherst Provincial Court News for Feb. 5

AMHERST, N.S – Two people pleaded guilty to charges in Amherst Provincial Court on Feb. 5.

Jamieson sentenced for refusing breathalyzer

Noah Daniel Jamieson, 20, of Wallace, was sentence in court on Feb. 5, to a $1,000 fine and a 12-month driving prohibition after pleading guilty to failing without lawful excuse to comply with a demand made to him by a police officer to provide a sample of breath that, in the opinion of a qualified technician, would enable a proper analysis to be made to determine the concentration, if any, of alcohol in his blood.

The incident occurred March 31, 2018 in Amherst.

Pittman sentenced to 260 days custody for break and enter, plus other crimes

Patrick Brandon Reginald Pittman, 28, of Parkwood Drive, Amherst, was sentenced in court on Feb. 5, to 240 days custody, less a remand credit of 10 days, after pleading guilty to break and entering George’s Barrell Laundromat with the intent to commit an indictable offence therein.

The incident occurred Nov. 18, 2018, in Amherst.

Pittman was also sentenced to 15-days custody, consecutive to other sentences, after pleading guilty to having in his possession sneakers, the value of which did not exceed $5,000, knowing that all or part of the property was obtained or derived directly, or indirectly by an indictable offence.

He was sentenced to an additional 15-days custody, consecutive, after pleading guilty to theft under $5,000.

The incidents occurred between Dec. 22, and Dec. 20, 2018, in Amherst.

He was also sentenced to 15-days, concurrent with other sentences, after pleading guilty to two counts of failing without lawful excuse to comply with a daily curfew in his residence from 12 a.m. to 6 a.m., with residence defined as his residence and surrounding lands within 20-metres of the dwelling.

The incident occurred Jan. 9, 2019, and Jan. 15, 2019, in Amherst.

Pittman was also sentenced to 45-days custody, concurrent to other sentences, after pleading guilty to failing without lawful excuse to comply with his curfew by presenting himself to the door if police should attend his residence, and resisting a police officer with the Town of Amherst Police Department engaged in the execution of his duty of effecting an arrest by running away on foot.

The incidents occurred Jan. 16, 2019, in Amherst.

He was sentenced to another 60-days custody, concurrent with other sentences, after pleading guilty to resisting a police officer with the Town of Amherst Police Department engaged in the execution of his duty effecting an arrest by running away on foot, and for failing to comply with a curfew.

The incident occurred Jan. 25, 2019, in Amherst.

Pittman was sentenced to an additional three-days custody, concurrent with other sentences, after pleading guilty to three counts of the unlawful possession of methamphetamine.

The incidents occurred Dec. 30, 2018, Jan. 17, 2019, Jan. 25, 2019.

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