Keeping you up-to-date on local court proceedings.
Jail time for trafficking
Cynthia Darlene Cochrane-Smith, 43, of Coldbrook, was found guilty of trafficking hydromorphone on July 16. She was sentenced to six months in custody and restricted from owning firearms for 10 years and six months.
The offence took place in Coldbrook on Jan. 8, 2013.
Fined for assault
Casandra Lenna Dunham, 23, of Waterville, was fined $350 on July 16 after entering a guilty plea on three charges. She was charged after incidents on March 6, April 12 and 14, involving assault with a weapon and breaching her undertaking.
Mitchell Levychongva, 21, of Oromocto, N.B. was fined $1,494.41 for stunting on Highway 101 near Kentville on Aug. 3, 2013. After entering a guilty plea on July 16, he was suspended from driving from for a one-week period.
Jail time for five charges
On July 16, John Thomas MacDonald, 39, of Auburn, was convicted on five charges, including uttering death threats, dangerous driving, damage to property less than $5,000, evading a police officer and illegal possession of liquor.
The charges stem from incidents that occurred in the Auburn area July 8–9.
On July 16, he was sentenced to a five-year firearms prohibition, was ordered to provide a DNA sample and must serve 80 days in custody, followed by 18 months of probation and a two-year driving suspension.