Falmouth man sentenced to house arrest for assaults, unlawful confinement, other counts

Published on March 14, 2017

WINDSOR, NS - A Falmouth man has been sentenced to a period of imprisonment in the community after pleading guilty to nine charges.

Trenton Edward Fraser, 28, pleaded guilty to several charges in February, including assault, committing mischief by wilfully breaking a Samsung smartphone, two counts of failing to comply with his undertaking and failing to attend court as directed.

Fraser was present in custody on other matters in Windsor provincial court on March 13. He pleaded guilty to several other charges, including using a weapon – a frying pan – in committing an assault, unlawful confinement, failing to comply with a court order not to possess, use or consume alcohol or non-prescription drugs and committing mischief by damaging a Samsung smartphone.

Judge Alan Tufts handed Fraser a 16-month conditional sentence order, including house arrest for the first five months, followed by daily curfew from 10 p.m. to 6 a.m., and fined him a total of $1,500 in victim surcharges.

Fraser committed the offences in Windsor on June 4, 2016, on Jan. 5, 2017, and on Feb. 19, 2017.

Several other charges were withdrawn or dismissed, including break and enter with intent to commit an indictable offence; wilfully causing unnecessary pain to a dog by repeatedly kicking and punching, failing to comply with an undertaking, attempting to suffocate a woman by placing his hands over her mouth and nose with intent to enable himself to commit the indictable offence of forcible confinement, failing to comply with a judge’s order not to be within 10 metres of certain residences and uttering a death threat.