Keeping you up-to-date on local court proceedings.
Custody for Lakeville man
Nathan Harry Anthony Johnson, 27, of Lakeville, Kings County, was sentenced to 90 days in custody during a May 20 appearance in Kentville provincial court.
Johnson pleaded guilty to Dec. 3, 2013 charges of operating a vehicle while being pursued by a peace officer and resisting and obstructing a peace officer in the execution of his duties. The charges were laid in Cambridge.
Johnson was also ordered by the court to complete a two-year term of probation after his period in custody and handed a two-year driving ban.
Firearm band, forfeiture
A South Berwick man was handed a five-year firearm ban during a May 20 appearance in Kentville provincial court.
Nealy Douglas Mitchell consented to the ban, which prohibits him from possessing “any firearm, ammunition or explosive substance” for a term of five years.
A forfeiture order for a cache of weapons was also granted by the court. Items seized included .22 and .303 calibre bolt-action rifles; a .32 calibre Winchester Special rifle; 12, 20 and 16 gauge shotguns; a .177 calibre pellet gun and 18 rounds of ammunition.
Jail time ordered
A former Kentville resident, currently of no fixed address, is headed to jail after pleading guilty to a series of thefts and court breaches.
Briant William Greencorn, 28, appeared in Kentville provincial court May 21 for sentencing on a total of 12 charges laid over the past six months.
Greencorn was charged April 28 with five counts of failing to comply with conditions of a previously imposed undertaking and one count of possession of property obtained by crime. The court ordered a period in custody of six months for the possession charge and one month in custody each on the breaches, to be served concurrently.
He was also handed one-month sentences, to be served concurrently, on Feb. 12 charges of breach of probation and theft under $5,000; Feb. 16 charges of possession of proceeds of crime and breach of probation; March 31 charges of failure to appear in court and theft under $5,000; and a Nov. 14, 2013 breach of probation.
Colby Lee Boylan, 21, of New Ross, appeared in Kentville provincial court May 20 for sentencing on a March 10 charge of impaired driving, laid in Wolfville.
Boylan entered a guilty plea and was fined $1,690 by the court and handed a one-year driving prohibition.
He will be eligible for the interlock driving program after three months.
Michael Hodge, 23, of Wolfville, was in Kentville provincial court May 21 for sentencing on a July 23, 2013 charge of assault.
Hodge entered a guilty plea and was handed a conditional discharge with six months of probation.