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Man guilty of having stolen banjo and other recent Prince County court sentencings

['Summerside Provincial Courthouse.']
['Summerside Provincial Courthouse.']

Smallman sentenced

SUMMERSIDE – Martin Dale Smallman, 48, of Summerside has pleaded guilty to one count of possession of a stolen banjo, valued at less than $5,000.

The charge is from April 6 in Summerside.

Smallman received a suspended sentence and must serve 12 months of probation and pay a $100 victim surcharge.

N.B. man pleads guilty

SUMMERSIDE – Alexander Kyle Johnton, 23, of Utopia, N.B., has pleaded guilty to having a blood alcohol level above the legal limit while also having care and control of a motor vehicle.

The charge is from Aug. 18 in Summerside.

Johnton was sentenced to serve three days in jail, was fined $1,000, must pay $300 in victim surcharges and is prohibited from driving for 12 months.

Hippenstall gets suspended sentence

SUMMERSIDE – Gordon Robert Hippenstall, 52, of Summerside, has pleaded guilty to one count of breaching a probation order and one count of theft of items valued at less than $5,000.

The charges are from June 28 and Aug. 22 in Summerside.

Hippenstall received a suspended sentence, must serve 12 months of probation and must pay a $100 victim surcharge.

Sudsbury pleads guilty to impaired driving

SUMMERSIDE – Aaron Michael Hal Sudsbury, 33, of Sherbrooke, has pleaded guilty to having a blood alcohol level above the legal limit while also having control of a motor vehicle.

The charge are from Nov. 23, in West Devon.

Sudsbury was sentenced to serve 10 days in jail, must pay a $100 victim surcharge and is prohibited from driving for 12 months.

Summerside man found guilty

SUMMERSIDE – David Manh Tran, 50, of Summerside, has been found guilty of one count of assault and one count of uttering a death threat.

The charges are from July 7 in Summerside.

Tran was sentenced to serve 80 days in jail, but was given credit for the equivalent of 74 days he has already spent in custody since his arrest. In addition to the jail time, he must also serve 12 months of probation and pay $200 in victim surcharges.

Jesso pleads guilty

SUMMERSIDE – Joshua Joseph Jesso, 37, of no fixed address, has pleaded guilty to two counts of being at large before the terms of his imprisonment had expired.

The charges are from Sept. 7 and 14 in Summerside.

Jesso was sentenced to serve seven days in jail and must pay $200 in victim surcharges.

Dunphy sentenced

SUMMERSIDE – Tyler Dean Dunphy, 25, of Charlottetown has pleaded guilty to one count of possession of a controlled substance, cannabis resin, for the purpose of trafficking.

The charge is from Dec. 2, 2017 in Wellington.

Dunphy was sentenced to serve 90 days in jail, which he received permission to do intermittently, to be followed by two years of probation. He must also pay a $100 victim surcharge.

Dunphy was arrested after RCMP conducted a routine check on a vehicle parked in the Wellington Legion Parking lot. Dunphy and two others were arrested after police found marijuana in plain view in the car. A subsequent search found more cannabis products and selling equipment.

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