Kentville Justice Centre
Conditional sentence for fraud
Courtney Dawn Clinton, 27, of Kentville, has been handed a conditional sentence order with house arrest for defrauding two people of under $5,000 and failing to comply with her recognizance.
Clinton pled not guilty to the charges March 25, but changed her pleas to guilty on Aug. 15. Judge Claudine MacDonald handed Clinton a three-month conditional sentence order with house arrest for the entire period and ordered her to pay $300 in restitution through the court to the victims.
Clinton committed the offences in Kingston on Dec. 15, 2012.
Clinton also pled not guilty to two counts of defrauding individuals of values not exceeding $5,000 and a charge of failing to comply with probation on Feb. 25. These matters have been adjourned to Oct. 9 and 16 for trial. The charges stem from incidents alleged to have occurred in Kentville on Sept. 11 and Dec. 29, 2012.
Dangerous driving, breathalyser
Herbert Douglas Hopkins, 42, of Woodville, has been handed a conditional sentence order and sentenced to probation for operating a motor vehicle while his blood alcohol level exceeded the legal limit and operating a motor vehicle on a highway in a manner dangerous to the public.
Hopkins pled guilty to the charges June 3. The matters were adjourned for a pre-sentence report to be prepared. Judge Claudine MacDonald handed Hopkins a six-month conditional sentence order, including a daily curfew from 9 p.m. to 6 a.m. for the first three months, followed by one year of probation. The court also imposed a three-year driving prohibition against Hopkins.
Hopkins committed the offences in Kentville on March 23.
Krista Michele McLean, 27, of Greenwood, has been fined for having care or control of a vehicle while her blood alcohol level exceeded the legal limit.
McLean was not present in Kentville court on Aug. 12, but a guilty plea was entered to the charge on her behalf. MacDonald fined her $1,150 and imposed a one-year driving prohibition.
McLean committed the offence in Greenwood on June 9. The legal blood alcohol limit is 80 mg of alcohol in 100 ml of blood. McLean gave breathalyser readings of 130 and 120.
Suspended sentence for forgery
Sarah Lynn Gillis, 31, of Chester Basin, has been handed a suspended sentence with probation for knowingly using a forged document as if it were genuine.
Gillis pled guilty to the charge April 15. The matter was adjourned to allow time for a pre-sentence report to be prepared. MacDonald handed Gillis a suspended sentence with 18 months of probation on Aug. 14.
Gillis committed the offence in Kentville on Jan. 14.