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Amherst Provincial Court News, May 6 to 13

AMHERST, N.S. – On May 13, six people were convicted of various crimes in Amherst provincial court, and a further three people were convicted between May 6 to 10.

The six people sentenced in court on May 13 are as follows:

Allen sentenced for misleading RCMP

Sherry Dawn Allen, 51, of Shadow Wood Drive, Barrie, Ont., was sentenced in court May 13 to a one day sentence, deemed served by court appearance, after pleading guilty to committing public mischief by misleading a member of the RCMP by getting the constable to enter upon an investigation by reporting that the offence of forcible confinement had been committed when it had not been committed.

The incident occurred May 12, 2019, in Westchester.

Czerny-Holownia sentenced for carrying weapon, uttering threats

Joseph Czerny-Holownia, 35, of Wallace Bay, was sentenced in court on May 13 to 12 months probation after pleading guilty to carrying a weapon, a cattle prod, for the purpose of committing an offence and for knowingly uttering a threat to cause death to another person.

The incidents occurred April 29, 2018, in Pugwash.

Mosher sentenced for impaired driving

Clint Ryan Mosher, 43, of West Pleasant Street, Amherst, was sentenced in court on May 13, to a $2,000 fine and an 18-month driving prohibition after pleading guilty to having a concentration of alcohol in his blood equal to, or exceeding, .08 per cent within two hours after ceasing to operate a conveyance.

The incident occurred Feb. 2, 2019, in Amherst.

Peck Sentenced for uttering threat

Daniel Edmond Peck, 34, of East Amherst, was sentenced in court on May 13 to 12 months probation after pleading guilty to, by telephone, uttering a threat to cause death or bodily harm to another person.

The incident occurred between Feb. 16 and May 27, 2018, in Amherst.

Simpson fined for fishing out of season

Jason Merton Simpson, 48, of Bayfield, N.B. was sentenced in court on May 13 to a $2,000 fine after pleading guilty to fishing for lobster in Canadian Fisheries Waters while the lobster fishery was closed.

The incident occurred Oct. 7, 2018, in Pugwash.

Stiles sentenced for uttering threats, smashing property

Kristian Michael Stiles, 18, of Main Street Springhill, was sentenced in court on May 13 to nine-months probation after pleading guilty to three charges; Uttering a threat to cause bodily harm to another person, smashing the television belonging to the person he threatened and smashing the entryway door window belonging to the person he threatened.

Both items were smashed without legal justification or excuse, and both items did not exceed the value of $5,000.

The incidents occurred Jan. 15, 2019 in Amherst.

The three people convicted of various crimes in Amherst Provincial Court between May 6 and 10 are as follows:

Ellis sentenced for fishing without proper documentation

Steven Brian Ellis, 57, of Church Street, Amherst, was sentenced in court last week to a $1,000 fine after pleading guilty to unlawfully failing to comply with conditions of a license by not maintaining a true and up-to-date record of all fishing activities and catch while fishing in Canadian Fisheries waters adjacent to Cumberland County in the province of Nova Scotia.

The incident occurred between Aug. 18, 2016 and Aug. 20, in the waters of Lobster Fishing Area 25 off the coast of Cumberland County.

Lewis sentenced for impaired driving

Terry Lee Lewis, 46, of Oxford, was sentenced in court last week to a $1,500 fine and a three-year driving prohibition after pleading guilty to operating a motor vehicle while the concentration of alcohol in his blood exceeded .08 per cent.

Lewis was also sentenced to 18-months probation after pleading guilty to failing to pull over his vehicle as soon as was reasonable in the circumstance while he operating a motor vehicle while being pursued by a police officer.

The incidents occurred May 18, 2018, in River Glade, N.B.

Porter sentenced for impaired driving

Bradley Porter, 32, of Collingwood, was sentenced in court last week to a $1,000 fine and a one-year driving prohibition after pleading guilty to, within two hours after ceasing to operate a conveyance, having a blood alcohol concentration that was equal to, or exceeded .08 per cent.

The incident occurred Feb. 11, 2019 in River Philip.

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