Tumbler Ridge Provincial Court

REGULAR ADULT COURT LIST

1.) Ellery, Trevor C. – Adjourned to August 9th to consult with Counsel. Charges are possession of a controlled substance.

2.) Engerdahl, Kenneth J. – Adjourned to August 9th for arraignment hearing. Charges are possession of a controlled substance.

3.) Frederick, Cheyenne L. – Adjourned to August 9th for arraignment hearing. Charges are possession of a controlled substance.

4.) Connors, Ray J. ? Submitted application to change a no contact order to a legal request to drop no contact order. Reasons for the change are reconciliation. Ordered to an undertaking with promise to appear.

5.) Davis, Wanda J.-Adjourned to August 9th to consult with Counsel. Charges are for operating a vehicle or vessel while impaired, operating vehicle/vessel with over 80mg of alcohol, flight from peace officer, and dangerous operation of motor vehicle.

6.) Ryan, John F. – Mischief charge adjourned to appear July 3rd in Dawson Creek for arraignment hearing.

7.) Brotzel, Clinton J. – Adjourned to August 9th for arraignment hearing. Charges are for operating a vehicle or vessel while impaired and operating vehicle/vessel with over 80mg of alcohol.

8.) Buchanan, Brian L. – Adjourned to August 9th for arraignment hearing. Charges are for driving while prohibited/licence suspended.

9.) Campbell, Dennis D. – Plead guilty to charges of wilful obstruction of peace officer and breach of undertaking. Ordered to pay a $500 fine plus an additional 15% victim?s fine surcharge.

10.) Carruthers, James S. – Plead guilty to charges of operating a vehicle or vessel while impaired and operating vehicle/vessel with over 80mg of alcohol. Ordered to pay a $750 fine plus a 15% victim?s fine surcharge and three years probation. Federal prohibition from operating a motor vehicle for one year. Provincial prohibition from operating a motor vehicle for 12 months. Drivers licence suspended for longer than a year.

11.) Doonan, Jerod E. – First appearance. Adjourned to August 9th to consult with Counsel. Charges are for breach of probation order.

12.) Dowling, Peter G. – Adjourned to August 9th to consult with Counsel. Charges are for breach of undertaking under 499 (2) or 503 (2.1).

13.) Duncan, Kenneth R. – Adjourned to August 9th to consult with Counsel. Charges are for operating a vehicle or vessel while impaired and failure to provide sample.

14.) Ferguson, Sheila A. – Adjourned to August 9th to consult with Counsel. Charges are for breach of undertaking under 499 (2) or 503 (2.1).

15.) Gauthier, Garrett C. – Adjourned to August 9th to consult with Counsel. Charges are for breach of probation order.

16.) Harbak, Christopher J. – Plead guilty to charge of mischief $5000 or under. Ordered to pay $500 fine plus 15% victim?s fine surcharge and six months probation.

17.) Lippert, Brian L.- Plead not guilty to charges of operating a vehicle or vessel while impaired, failure to provide sample, wilful obstruction of peace officer, and breach of undertaking under 499 (2) or 503 (2.1). Trial estimated for two and a half hours. Adjourned to June 11th to arrange a date for trial.

18.) Curry, Michael S. – Plead guilty to charge of operating vehicle/vessel with over 80 mg of alcohol. Adjourned to August 8th to sentence for charge.

19.) Esayenko, Murray R. – Plead guilty to charge of driving with undue care and attention under section 144 of the Motor Vehicle Act. Ordered to pay $1500 fine plus 15% victim?s fine surcharge.

20.) Harnum, Dennis ? Adjourned to August 9th to consult with Counsel for arraignment hearing. There are two charges of breach of undertaking or recognizance.

21.) Knowles, Jason E. – Two charges of breach of probation order stayed. (continued page 13)

22.) Lemay, Jason R. – Submitted arraignment report. Adjourned to judicial case manager for June 11th to set a trial date. Charges are kidnapping using a firearm, unlawful confinement or imprisonment, assault causing bodily harm, break and enter with intent to commit offence, and assault.

23.) Lemon, Arthur W.- Stood down to consult with Counsel. Charges are operating a vehicle or vessel while impaired and operating vehicle/vessel with over 80mg of alcohol.

24.) Marsel, Kenneth G.- Plead not guilty. Ordered to stand down to review particulars and consult with Counsel. Charge is for failure or refusal to provide sample.

25.) Mclean, Tyler R.- Charges stayed for driving a motor vehicle without due care and attention.

26.) Pischinger, Beverly M.- Adjourned to August 9th to consult with Counsel. Charges are for assault and uttering threats.

27.) Srykora, Mark E.- Plead not guilty to charges of assault, assault with a weapon, pointing a firearm, uttering threats to cause death or bodily harm, and storage, etc. of firearm contrary to regulation. Adjourned to judicial case manager to June 11th to set a date for four hour trial.

28.) Smith, Michael A.- Adjourned to August 9th to consult with Counsel. Charge is for uttering threats.

29.) Walter, Josh C, and Walter, Russell- Warrant to be held for Russell Walter until arraignment hearing for both Russell and Josh Walter on June 7th. Charges are PSP over $5000, storage, etc. of firearm contrary to regulation, unauthorized possession of firearm, possessing prohibited weapon without license, possess prohib/restricted firearm with ammunition, and carry a concealed weapon (Josh Walter only).

30.) Walter, Russell.- Ordered to stand down. Charges are theft over $5000, PSP over $5000, and PSP under $5000.

31.) Walker, Robert S.- Did not appear for court. Charges are driving while prohibited/license suspended. Bench warrant endorsed for Robert S. Walker.

32.) Walter, Josh C, and Walter, Russell- Adjourned to August 9th for arraignment hearing. Charges are PSP over $5000, storage, etc. of firearm contrary to regulation, unauthorized possession of firearm, possessing prohibited weapon without license, possess prohib/restricted firearm with ammunition, and carry a concealed weapon or prohibited device/ammo concealed (Josh Walter only).

33.) Williams, Donald H.- Plead not guilty to charges of assault. Ordered to stand down to review particulars and to consult with Counsel.

34.) Williams, Kody T. & Williams, Sandy W.- Adjourned to August 9th to consult with Counsel for arraignment hearing. Charges for both persons are kidnapping using a firearm, unlawful confinement, assault causing bodily harm, break and enter with intent to commit offence, assault, assault with a weapon, discharging a firearm intending to endanger life, pointing a firearm.

TRAFFIC COURT

There were four traffic court cases with one traffic charge stayed and the remaining three convicted of offences under the Motor Vehicles Act.