Kings County Court Report May 27

Published on May 26, 2014
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.


Impaired driver

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.


Assault sentencing

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.