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Amherst Provincial Court News, March 4 to 6

AMHERST, N.S. – Four people were convicted of various crimes in Amherst Provincial Court between March 4 and 6.

Cameron sentenced for aggravated assault

Richard Kyle Cameron, 28, of Maccan, was sentenced in court on March 6, to 36-month’s probation followed by a conditional discharge, plus a 10-year-firearms prohibition, after he was found guilty of wounding another person, and, thereby, committing aggravated assault.

The incident occurred May 24, 2017, in Amherst.

Cormier sentences for 24 counts of breaking into cottages

Hector Blair Cormier, 46, of Shemogue, N.B., was sentenced in court on March 6, to two years, plus one day custody, after he was found guilty to 19 counts of break and entering a cottage and committing theft therein, and five counts of break and entering a cottage with the intent to steal.

The incidents occurred between Jan. 25 and 27, 2017, in Tidnish.

He was also ordered to pay restitution to seven separate individuals in the amount of $3,030, $2,672, $697.63, $437.36, $327.50, $100, and $72, for a total of $7,366.49.

Dorgan sentenced for Fishery Act violations

Leo Dorgan, 29, of Tignish, PEI, was sentenced in court on March 5, to a fine of $3,000 after pleading guilty to two Fishery Act violations.

Dorgan was sentenced to a $1,500 fine for failing to comply with the conditions of a license by retaining a roc crab that is less than 102 mm in width.

He was also sentenced to a fine of $1,500 for possessing a female rock crab.

The incidents occurred Oct. 23, 2018, near Tidnish, N.S.

Rushton sentenced for possession of methamphetamine

Travis Ivan Rushton, 39, of Church Street Amherst, was sentenced in court on March 4, to six-month’s probation, with conditions, after pleading guilty to possession of methamphetamine.

The incident occurred April 26, 2018, in Springhill.

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