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Amherst Provincial Court News for Sept. 9

Four people sentenced

AMHERST, N.S. – Four people were sentenced on Sept. 9 after pleading guilty to various crimes.

Coish sentenced for shouting in public place

Riley Cody Coish, 20, of Chamberlain Street, Amherst, was sentenced in court on Sept. 9 to a conditional discharge following three-months probation after pleading guilty to, not being in a dwelling house, did cause a disturbance in or near a public place, to wit, the Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre by shouting and swearing.

The incident occurred July 30, 2019, in Upper Nappan.

Galpin sentenced for carrying prohibited weapon

Thomas William Galpin, 34, of Poplar Street, Amherst, was sentenced in court on Sept. 9 to probation with reporting and a one-year weapons prohibition after pleading guilty to having in his possession a prohibited weapon, to wit, brass knuckles.

The incident occurred June 24, 2019, in Amherst.

Goodwin sentenced for possession unlawful tobacco

Alisha Rose Ann Goodwin, 31, of River Philip, was sentenced in court on Sept. 9 to a $500 fine after pleading guilty to unlawfully having in her possession unstamped tobacco product.

Goodwin was also sentenced to a $750 fine for having in her possession tobacco on which tax had not been paid.

The incidents occurred March 26, 2019, in Amherst.

Tower sentenced for theft

Nicole Tower, 27, of Weldon Street, Sackville, N.B., was sentenced in court on Sept. 9 to a suspended sentence following 18-months probation after pleading guilty to stealing merchandise from Walmart, the value of which did not exceed $5,000.

The incident occurred Nov. 26, 2018, in Amherst.

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