Court Docket: October 29 - November 2

A summary of sentences and fines handed out in Northeast B.C. courts for the week ending Nov. 2, 2018.

Fort St John Law Courts

• Cary Grant Harrison (born 1957) was given a six-month conditional sentence with a one-year probation order, handed a three-year criminal driving ban, and assessed a $100 victim surcharge for care or control of a vehicle or vessel while impaired.

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• Johnathon Michael Peters (born 1986) was fined $1,500, handed a 12-month driving ban, and assessed a $225 victim surcharge for driving with a suspended licence. 

• Brenda Lee Lumsden (born 1969) was fined $500, handed a two-year driving ban, and assessed a $75 victim surcharge for driving with a suspended licence.

• Robert James Bakstad (born 1963) was fined $500, handed a one-year driving ban, and assessed a $75 victim surcharge for driving with a suspended licence. 

• Archie Kris Whitford (born 1974) was fined $100, ordered to pay $599.99 in restitution, and assessed a $30 victim surcharge for theft $5,000 or under. 

Dawson Creek Law Courts

• Randy Lee Fortier (born 1982) was sentenced to 40 days in jail, handed a two-year criminal driving ban, and assessed a $200 victim surcharge for fleeing from a peace officer. Fortier was sentenced to 30 more days in jail, handed a two-year criminal driving ban, and assessed a $200 victim surcharge for failure to stop at an accident with a vehicle or vessel. Fortier was sentenced to 30 days jail and assessed a $200 victim surcharge for mischief. Fortier was sentenced to time served, ordered to provide a DNA sample and assessed another $200 victim surcharge for robbery.

• Dakota Mark Dilworth (born 1997) was fined $500, handed a 90-day probation order, and assessed a $75 victim surcharge for driving without a driver’s licence.

From Prince George provincial court, Oct. 31, 2018:

• Adam John Stayko (born 1993) was sentenced to seven days in jail and assessed a $100 victim surcharge for theft $5,000 or under and assessed a $100 victim surcharge for possessing or using stolen credit card, both committed in Fort St. John. Stayko was in custody for 46 days prior to sentencing.  

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