A summary of sentences and fines handed out in Northeast B.C. courts for the week ending July 27, 2018.
Fort St John Law Courts
• Kendal Ward Mackenzie (born 1988) was sentenced to sentenced to 120 days in jail for breaking and entering with the intent to commit an offence. Mackenzie was sentenced to 60 days in jail for possession of stolen property over $5,000. Mackenzie was sentenced to another 60 days in jail and handed a one-year criminal driving ban for dangerous operation of a motor vehicle. Mackenzie was sentenced to seven days in jail, given 18 months of probation, ordered to provide a DNA sample, and handed a mandatory lifetime firearms ban for robbery.
• Nathan Mark Dejonghe (born 1987) was sentenced to 15 days in jail and handed a one-year driving ban for driving with a suspended licence. Dejonghe was sentenced 15 days in jail and given a second one-year driving ban for driving against a court order.
• Gene Evan Marsh (born 1986) was handed 24 months of probation with a suspended sentence and assessed a $100 victim surcharge for committing an indecent act in a public place.
• Christopher David Boswell (born 1985) was fined $500 and assessed a $150 victim surcharge for theft $5,000 or under.
• Joyce Lorraine Gill (born 1961) was fined $1,000 and handed a one-year criminal driving ban for failing or refusing to provide a sample.
Dawson Creek Law Courts
• Marcus Justin Starkes-Howell (born 1995) was fined $500, handed a one-year driving ban, and assessed a $75 victim surcharge for driving with a suspended licence.
• Rachel Ann Pope (born 1978) was fined $500, handed three months of probation, and assessed a $100 victim surcharge for driving without reasonable consideration.