Court Docket: August 20 - 24

A summary of sentences and fines handed out in Northeast B.C. courts for the week ending August 24, 2018.

Fort St John Law Courts

• Justin Clifford Wiebe (born 1988) was fined $1,000, handed a one-year criminal driving ban, and assessed a $300 victim surcharge for care or control of a vehicle or vessel while impaired. Wiebe was fined $1,000 and assessed a $300 victim surcharge for possession of a controlled substance.

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• Raymond David Diebold (born 1974) was given six months of probation, handed a two-year discretionary firearms ban, and assessed a $100 victim surcharge for careless use or storage of a firearm.

Dawson Creek Law Courts

• Tanner Edward Withrow (born 1978) was sentenced to 45 days in jail, handed a two-year probation order, ordered to provide a DNA sample, and assessed a $200 victim surcharge for willfully resisting or obstructing a peace officer. Withrow was sentenced to time served, handed two more years of probation, and assessed a $100 victim surcharge for a count each of break and enter, and theft. Withrow was sentenced to time served, handed a two-year probation order, ordered to provide a DNA sample, and assessed a $200 victim surcharge for mischief to property over $5,000.

• Shyane James Testawich (born 1990) was sentenced to time served, handed a two-year probation order, handed a two-year discretionary firearms ban, ordered to provide a DNA sample, and assessed a $100 victim surcharge for assault with a weapon. Testawich was also sentenced to time served, handed two years of probation, and assessed a $100 victim surcharge for theft $5,000 or under.

• Michael Brian Meck (born 1984) was sentenced to 30 days in jail, handed a 30-day probation order, and assessed a $100 victim surcharge for breaching probation.

Chetwynd Law Courts

• Matthew Greg Harris (born 1982) was fined $1,000, handed a one-year criminal driving ban, and assessed a $100 victim surcharge for failing or refusing to provide a sample.

• Chance James Robertson (born 1983) was fined $500, handed a six-month driving ban, and assessed a $75 victim surcharge for driving with a suspended licence.

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