Court Docket: December 11 - 15

A summary of sentences and fines handed out in Peace Region courts for the week ending Dec. 15.

Fort St John Law Courts

• Vashti Megan Woods (born 1983) sentenced to 28 days in jail, handed a one-year probation order, and assessed a $100 victim surcharge for theft $5,000 or under. Woods was sentenced to 60 days in jail, handed a one-year probation order, and assessed a $100 victim surcharge for a second charge of theft $5,000 or under. Woods was given another 60 days in jail, handed a one-year probation order, and assessed a $100 victim surcharge for a third charge of theft $5,000 or under. Woods was also sentenced 30 days in jail, handed a one-year probation order, and assessed a $100 victim surcharge for breach of undertaking.

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• Joel Jasper Thomas (born 1992) received a one-year probation order and was assessed a $100 victim surcharge for possession of property obtained by crime and possessing a weapon for a dangerous purpose. Thomas was also assessed a $100 victim surcharge for breach of undertaking or recognizance.

• Teffny Ailene Ellis (born 1987) was handed a conditional discharge with a one-year probation order and assessed a $100 victim surcharge for assaulting a peace officer.

Dawson Creek Law Courts

• Troy Richard Brown (born 1967) was fined $1,500, handed a 12-month criminal driving ban and assessed a $100 victim surcharge for failing or refusing to provide a sample.

• Christopher Dean Sharron (born 1989) was fined $1,000, handed a one-year criminal driving ban, and assessed a $100 victim surcharge for failure to stop at accident with vehicle/vessel. Sharron was handed a second one-year criminal driving ban and assessed a $100 victim surcharge for being in care or control of a vehicle/vessel with a blood alcohol level over .08.

• Jesse Michel Redwood (born 1991) was ordered to provide a DNA sample, handed 18 months of probation, and assessed a $100 victim surcharge for assault causing bodily harm.

• Derek Kirk Neilsen (born 1984) was handed 12 months of probation and assessed a $100 victim surcharge for breaking and entering while committing an indictable offence.

• Richard Patrick Hamilton (born 1965) was fined $500 and assessed a $75 victim surcharge for driving with a suspended licence.

• Kyle Alexander Hambler (born 1993) was assessed a $100 victim surcharge for breach of undertaking or recognizance.

Fort Nelson Law Courts

• Penny Marie Komish (born 1968) was handed 24 months of probation with a suspended sentence, ordered to pay $2,550 in restitution, and assessed a $100 victim surcharge for fraud over $5,000.

• Gary Brandon Reno (born 1995) was given 64 days in jail, handed a one-year probation order, and assessed a $100 victim surcharge for break and enter into a dwelling with intent to commit.

• Ryan Eric Whitehead (born 1995) was ordered to provide a DNA sample, handed a one-year probation order, and assessed a $100 victim surcharge for sexual assault.

• Bryan Gary Capot Blanc (born 1983) was handed a one-year probation order and assessed a $100 victim surcharge for assault causing bodily harm. Capot Blanc handed another one-year probation order and assessed a $100 victim surcharge for another charge of assault.

• Kenneth Jason Gilmore (born 1988) was handed a conditional discharge with a one-year probation order and assessed a $100 victim surcharge for assault.

• Adam Roland Hook (born 1981) was fined $500, handed a one-year driving ban and assessed a $75 victim surcharge for driving with a suspended licence.

• Glen Peter Tsakoza (born 1974) was assessed a $100 victim surcharge for breach of probation.  

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