News

Man to spend summer in jail

AFTER pleading guilty to several charges spanning more than one year, a man has received a sentence that would keep him in jail through the summer.

Patrick Benedict Bright, 36, was sentenced to 120 days in jail before time was credited for time spent in jail awaiting sentencing on four charges of theft under $5,000. Time credited eliminated 13 days, leaving 107 days.

Bright was also sentenced to 30 days in jail for four charges of breach of undertaking to be consecutive to the other sentence, for a total jail time of 137 days.

The eight charges were from separate incidents occurring from Nov. 5, 2011 until March 14 of this year.

That will be followed by 12 months on probation with conditions that include not being within 30 metres of Walmart, Save on Foods and Safeway.

He must also supply a DNA sample to police.

Three breach charges of failing to comply with conditions on an undertaking were stayed by the court.

 

We encourage an open exchange of ideas on this story's topic, but we ask you to follow our guidelines for respecting community standards. Personal attacks, inappropriate language, and off-topic comments may be removed, and comment privileges revoked, per our Terms of Use. Please see our FAQ if you have questions or concerns about using Facebook to comment.

You might like ...

Austin endorses Cullen
 
Portables at Skeena this fall
 
Date set for murder trial of Terrace girl in Kamloops
SHSS students perform Les Miserables
 
School District shifts major asset
 
Flight4Life expects to break world record on Thursday
Lindley accepts Queens Jubilee medal
 
Japanese Consul General pays a visit to Sparwood
 
Sparwood gathered together for Community Information Night

Community Events, October 2014

Add an Event

Read the latest eEdition

Browse the print edition page by page, including stories and ads.

Oct 24 edition online now. Browse the archives.