Terrace man sent to jail

Man also ordered to pay restitution for his actions

A LOCAL man will spend the spring and part of the summer in jail for numerous crimes, many of which were committed while he was on bail from a theft charge last year.

Clayton Stewart was sentenced to 120 days in jail with one year of probation to follow after he pleaded guilty to dangerous operation of a motor vehicle, wilfully resisting or obstructing a peace officer, four charges of theft $5,000 or under, and one breach in provincial court here April 11.

After getting 12 days credit for time served while awaiting sentencing, he is left with 108 days in jail.

H has to pay restitution of $1,073.15 to Urban Colour, was prohibited from driving for 18 months and has to provide a DNA sample to police.

On May 31, 2011, Stewart stole a cake from Dairy Queen, was arrested later and was held in custody.

Stewart was granted bail July 28, 2011.

On November 15, 2011, police reported that a man, who was confronted after shoplifting at Urban Colour, kicked out a store window, pushed the glass out and escaped in a vehicle waiting outside for him.

On November 19, 2011, Stewart breached conditions he had been put under by the court.

On December 20, 2011, Stewart stole an item from Walmart.

On February 16, 2012, police reported recovering stolen items from a 46-year-old shoplifter at Rona.

On March 30, 2012, Stewart was arrested after shoplifting meat, ice cream and sandals from Safeway.

Charges stayed by the court were assaulting a police officer, theft $5,000 or under, willfully resisting or obstructing a peace officer, mischief $5,000 or under, possession of property obtained by crime and theft.