Here's what happened in Peace Region courts for the week ending March 4, 2016. There were no cases up for disposition in Fort Nelson, Chetwynd or Hudson’s Hope.
Fort St. John Law Courts:
• Ryan Donald Percy (born 1990) was handed a $1,300 fine, a one-year ban from driving and a $390 victim surcharge for being in care or control of a vehicle/vessel with a blood-alcohol level of over .08.
• Wayne William Karlin (born 1981) was handed $300 in victim surcharges for one count of assault and two separate counts of breaching an undertaking or recognizance. Karlin served four days in jail on the assault charge prior to his release.
• Jaaered Brown (born 1985) was given a conditional discharge, one year of probation and handed a $100 victim surcharge after being found guilty to a lesser included charge of one count, assault causing bodily harm.
• Samantha Candace Hunter (born 1988) was sentenced to 10 days in jail and handed $200 in victim surcharges for three separate counts of breaching a probation order. Hunter was found guilty of assault in 2015. She still faces a suspended sentence once her probation is over.
• Jeffery Wade Richard Harper (born 1978) was handed a two-year discretionary ban from firearms and sentenced to one year of probation, after which he will be given a suspended sentence, for two counts of uttering threats.
• Kristopher James Tucker (born 1982) was sentenced to one year of probation, ordered to provide a DNA sample, and handed a $100 victim surcharge for one count of uttering threats to cause death or bodily harm.
Dawson Creek Law Courts:
• Brandon Roy Horne (born 1989) was handed $400 in fines, two years probation, and $120 in victim surcharges for four counts of trespassing at night, and one count of theft $5,000 or under.
• Dustin James Owen Houlihan (born 1983) was handed a $200 fine and a $60 victim surcharge for one count of breaching a probation order. Houlihan was found guilty of assault in 2015.
• Jeremy Len Bossenberry (born 1987) was handed a $1,000 fine, given a three-month probation from driving and ordered to pay a $150 victim surcharge after being found guilty of a lesser included charge of one count of driving without a driver’s licence.
• Michael Brian Meck (born 1984) was sentenced to 279 days in jail and handed $400 in victim surcharges for three counts break and enter with intent to commit an indictable offence, and two counts of mischief.