February Court Report

| February 24, 2015


The Alberta Justice Court convened Monday, February 23. Judge, J. A Watson, presided.

Scheduled to appear were 40 adults who were facing 145 charges and seven of those charges involved people making their first appearance. Eight adults were scheduled for trial and there was one youth matter. Two warrants were issued, three charges were withdrawn or dismissed and seven trial matter dates were set for future dates. Of the 40 traffic tickets; 25 were for speeding.


Howard Poon pled guilty to 15 kilometers over the speed limit and was fined $89.

Calvin Bateman entered a guilty plea on a driving over .08 charge. Judge Watson ordered a $1000 fine and prohibited Bateman’s driver’s license for one year.

Rod Dooley entered a guilty plea for driving 49 kilometers over the speed limit and was fined $402.

Waqas Jutt pled guilty to 49 kilometers over and was fined $402.

Kyle Walgren was convicted in absence a $124 fine for a speeding ticket.

Phanuel Yisak was convicted in absence a $287 fine for failure to obey stopping before proceeding at an intersection.

Laureen Laboucan was served two $115 fines; one for a failure to appear charge and another for an unlawful consumption charge. She was granted until March 31st to pay.

Corey Coughlin was served a $57 fine for seatbelt ticket.

April Pratt was fined $230 for a driving with a non valid driver’s license and was granted until April 30th to pay.


Peace Bonds

David Hickey entered into a one year peace bond facing an assault charge.

Nicolas Tailleur entered into a one year peace bond facing an assault charge.

Angel Bull was served a one year peace bond facing an assault charge.


Jail Time

James Kuhl pled guilty for a fraud charge from a former employee’s cheque for $1882.00 and was served a 30 day intermittent jail sentence, from 7 pm Friday to 4 pm on Sunday, at the Fort Saskatchewan Correctional Centre.

Amanda Bentley pled guilty to obstructing and resisting a police officer and a failure to comply with conditions charge. She resisted arrest on Feb. 5 at the Grizzly Bar, breaking a 10 pm – 6 am curfew. She has been in custody for 19 days and Judge Watson served an additional 15 days sentence.


The next Provincial court date in Fox Creek is March 23.

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