Court Docket: October 22 - 26

A summary of sentences and fines handed out in Northeast B.C. courts for the week ending Oct. 26, 2018.

Fort St. John Law Courts

• Levi Huggins (born 1995) was sentenced to 90 days in jail, handed a two-year probation order, handed a mandatory lifetime firearms ban, and assessed a $100 victim surcharge for each count of possession of a weapon for a dangerous purpose, carrying a prohibited device or ammo concealed, and possession of stolen property over $5,000. Huggins was sentenced to an additional 10 days in jail, handed another two-year probation order, ordered to provide a DNA sample, and assessed a $100 victim surcharge for another charge of possession of stolen property under $5,000.

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• Riley Wade Danyluk (born 1990) was fined $1,500, handed a one-year driving ban, and assessed a $225 victim surcharge for driving a motor vehicle without due care and attention. Danyluk was further fined $500 and assessed a $150 victim surcharge for willfully resisting or obstructing a peace officer.

• Krista-Lyn Lane Hurst (born 1986) was handed nine months of probation with a conditional discharge and assessed a $100 victim surcharge for possession or use of a stolen credit card. Hurst was handed nine months of probation with a conditional discharge for failing to appear pursuant to a court order.

• Dakota James Leitch (born 1996) was fined $500, handed a one-year driving ban and assessed a $75 victim surcharge for driving with a suspended licence. Leitch was further fined $250 and assessed a $37.50 victim surcharge for failing to remain at the scene of an accident.

• Tammy Georgina Rain (born 1970) was handed six months of probation with a suspended sentence for theft $5,000 or under.

• Dean Earl Rogers (born 1970) was fined $500 and assessed a $75 victim surcharge for driving while prohibited. Rogers was also handed a two-year criminal driving ban for failure to stop at an accident with a vehicle or vessel.

Dawson Creek Law Courts

• Jeffrey James McNeal (born 1990) was handed a six-month conditional sentence, handed a one-year probation order, ordered to provide a DNA sample, and assessed a $100 victim surcharge for assault causing bodily harm.

• Travis George Peters (born 1995) was handed a six-month probation order with a conditional discharge and assessed a $200 victim surcharge for possession of a controlled substance.

Fort Nelson Law Courts

• Collin Needlay (born 1992) was sentenced to 75 days in jail, given 18 months of probation, and assessed a $100 victim surcharge for care or control of a vehicle or vessel while impaired. Needlay was sentenced to 75 days in jail, handed a three-year criminal driving ban, and assessed a $100 victim surcharge for operating a motor vehicle while disqualified. 

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